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Mon, Nov 19, 2018

S7 Airlines Embraer E170 Flight Simulator Receives EASA Qualification

FTD Built For The Carrier By FlightSafety

FlightSafety International announces that the Embraer E-170 aircraft simulator it built for S7 Airlines of Russia has received EASA qualification. This European Aviation Safety Agency qualification includes Issue 2 upset prevention and recovery training capability.

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Mon, Nov 19, 2018

NASA: Human Exploration Of Mars Decades In The Future

SpaceX Feels It May Be Able To Get There Much Sooner

Call it the difference between government and private sector thinking. NASA officials say it will be at least 25 years before humans will be able to land on Mars. But SpaceX says they may at least have the technology available next year.

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Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Air France Passengers Stranded Three Days In Siberia

Two Planes Developed Problems Leading To The Extended 'Layover'

An Air France Boeing 777 carrying passengers for Paris to Shanghai, China made an unscheduled landing in Irkutsk, Russia, leading to a three-day "layover" in Siberia for the travelers last week.

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Sun, Nov 18, 2018

Airborne 11.16.18: GAMA 3Q/18 Report, Virgin Orbit, Lawyers v Drones

Also: Hugh Oldham Retirement, UFO Sightings, Pilots Question 737 MAX Training, Air Combat Command

GAMA has published its 2018 third quarter aircraft shipments and billings report. The overall delivery of airplanes and rotorcraft increased in the first nine months compared to the same time period in 2017, but with some mixed performance within the types. Total billings compared to the same period in 2017 decreased. “This is one of those few times since the great recession that we have seen all segments up in shipment numbers,” said GAMA president and CEO Pete Bunce. Virgin Orbit has completed its first high-speed taxi test with a LauncherOne rocket installed under the wing of "Cosmic Girl", the company's modified Boeing 747. Richard Branson announced the milestone. "Zoom, zoom, zoom, LauncherOne was on the move again – this time for our very first high-speed taxi test. With chief

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Fri, Nov 16, 2018

Airborne 11.14.18: Waco Classic Sold, Ryanair Jet Impound, Global SuperTanker

Also: EAA Honors Five, Flt School Converts C172s To Jet-A, FAA Medical Audit, Sporty's Video

Dimor Group Inc. located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, has acquired Waco Aircraft Corporation, established in 1983 and located Battle Creek, MI, on November 9, 2018. The acquisition includes Centennial Aircraft Services, Inc., an FBO and FAA Part 145 maintenance facility also located in Battle Creek, MI. Waco Aircraft Corporation earned international recognition for manufacturing and producing classic biplanes of the based on the design from the 1920’s and 30’s. In addition to the basic model of the three-seater Waco YMF-5 D, which is available as a land aircraft, and YMF-5 F as an amphibious aircraft, the Great Lakes 2T-1A-2 (by Waco) is also produced. The French government impounded a Ryanair 737 Thursday as it prepared to take off for London, forcing the carrier to make other arrangements for the

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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

AMA Drone Report 11.15.18: Hover 2!, Tello EDU Drone, ULC Attack

Also: UAS Waiver Report, Japan Document Delivery, Fluidity's FT Aviator, Lithium Metal Ion Batteries

Zero Zero Robotics has released early details for their new 4K capable Hover 2, that follows in the footsteps of their pivotal Hover platform released two years ago. Hover 2 introduces an entirely new drone experience with innovations like Optical Radar and cutting-edge A.I. enable obstacle avoidance and tracking features. The company is raising money for development and production of the aircraft on Kickstarter. You may select between 4 preset shots with AutoFrame, allowing Hover 2 to fly into position, frame, and capture the shot with the tap of a button, choosing between Waist-Up, Full-body, Backdrop, and Birds-eye modes. Ryze Tech has launched Tello EDU, a programmable drone that expands the educational opportunities with support for additional programming languages and drone swarms. Tello EDU

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Wed, Nov 14, 2018

Airborne 11.14.18: Waco Classic Sold, Ryanair Jet Impound, Global SuperTanker

Also: EAA Honors Five, Flt School Converts C172s To Jet-A, FAA Medical Audit, Sporty's Video

Dimor Group Inc. located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, has acquired Waco Aircraft Corporation, established in 1983 and located Battle Creek, MI, on November 9, 2018. The acquisition includes Centennial Aircraft Services, Inc., an FBO and FAA Part 145 maintenance facility also located in Battle Creek, MI. Waco Aircraft Corporation earned international recognition for manufacturing and producing classic biplanes of the based on the design from the 1920’s and 30’s. In addition to the basic model of the three-seater Waco YMF-5 D, which is available as a land aircraft, and YMF-5 F as an amphibious aircraft, the Great Lakes 2T-1A-2 (by Waco) is also produced. The French government impounded a Ryanair 737 Thursday as it prepared to take off for London, forcing the carrier to make other arrangements for the

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Tue, Nov 13, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 11.13.18: Parrot AG Solution, Kratos Expands, Precisionhawk

Also: ERAU Certified, AeroVironment Award, International Brain-Drone Race, Relmatech's Direct Broadcast Platform

European drone group Parrot has introduced Bluegrass Fields, an end-to-end agriculture drone solution, which provides farmers, agronomists and researchers with the insights they need to boost the quality of their crops and maximize yields. Parrot Bluegrass Fields brings together the Parrot Bluegrass drone with the all-new ParrotFields mobile mapping app and Pix4Dfields desktop and cloud-based drone mapping software. The Parrot Bluegrass agriculture drone features a robust carbon-fiber structure, a flight time of up to 25 minutes (three batteries are included), flight coverage of up to 160 acres per flight at 400 ft, and a backpack for easy transportation. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. recently cut the ribbon on its new 100,000 square foot UAS production facility, in Oklah

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Mon, May 07, 2018

Edic Horizon International Flight Academy Signs For Two Bell 429s

Flight Training Facility Expands Services To Include Twin Engine Aircraft

Bell Helicopter has announced a signature from Edic Horizon International Flight Academy to purchase two Bell 429 aircraft. Based at Al Ain International Airport, Edic Horizon International Flight Academy utilizes their fleet of entirely Bell aircraft to provide flight training to a variety of international students.

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Fri, May 04, 2018

Jet Aviation Completes Acquisition Of Hawker Pacific

Transaction Valued At $250 Million

Jet Aviation has completed its acquisition of Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of Civil MRO, Fleet and FBO Services, and Aircraft Sales across Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The transaction is valued at $250 million.

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