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Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 04.24.18: XPO 2018, Apple v Drones, Mosquito-Packed Drones

Also: Osage Nations Repurposes Airpark, UAV/Drone Certification, Leonardo's M-40 Target Drone, GA-ASI Flight Deck Taxi
 
Only a few more days to go...  THE major unmanned exposition of the year -- AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 starts Monday, April 30, 2018 and runs through Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Colorado Convention Center, in Denver. This premier event unites the largest global community of drone, intelligent robotics and unmanned systems leaders to shape the future of the industry. Featuring the largest and most comprehensive trade show, this event is the spot to learn from daily keynotes with tech visionaries and 200+ world-class sessions as well as connect with 8,500+ industry pros and business experts from 20+ industries. Drone pilot Duncan Sinfield has been regularly capturing videos of the construction of Apple's new circular campus in ... dubbed "Apple Park" ... being build in Cupertino, CA. But that looks like Apple is not particul

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Tue, Apr 24, 2018

AUVSI Announces Additional Speakers For XPONENTIAL Conference

Adds CO Gov. Hickenlooper, U.S. Transportation General Counsel Bradbury, GSA Acquisition Innovation Advocate Hamm To The Roster

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, U.S. Department of Transportation General Counsel Steven Bradbury and GSA Federal Systems Integration and Management Center Director Chris Hamm will deliver keynote addresses at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver on April 30 to May 3. Newly added show features will also highlight trends and experts in the unmanned systems and robotics industry.

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Tue, Apr 24, 2018

ALPA Ramps Up Opposition To H.R. 4 Section 744

Urges Members To Contact Sponsor Of An Amendment That Would Remove The Language From The Bill

ALPA is ramping up its opposition to language included in the most recent FAA reauthorization bill that would change the requirements for pilots aboard cargo aircraft.

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Tue, Apr 24, 2018

EASA Certifies Ardiden 3C Engine

Jointly Developed By Safran Engines And China Aero Engine Consortium

EASA has certified the new Safran Helicopter Engines Ardiden 3C. Powering the Avicopter AC352, the engine has been jointly developed and built by Safran Helicopter Engines, Dongan and HAPRI, parts of the Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) consortium.

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Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Mosquito-Packed Drones Set To Join Fight Against Zika And Other Deadly Diseases

UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Develops The System

The UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in partnership with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the non-profit group WeRobotics, have developed a drone-based mechanism overcomes a critical bottleneck in the application of Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) to control insect pest.

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Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Lockheed Martin Submits Proposal For USAF GPS IIIF Program

Program Calls For Production Of Up To 22 New Satellites

Lockheed Martin has submitted a competitive and fully compliant proposal for the U.S. Air Force's GPS III Follow On (GPS IIIF) program, which will add enhanced capabilities to the most advanced GPS satellites ever designed. The GPS IIIF program intends to produce up to 22 next-generation satellites.

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Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Remembering The F-117 Nighthawk

First Stealth Aircraft Retired From Active Service A Decade Ago

It’s been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so secret Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO. The Nighthawk pilots were known by the call sign “Bandit,” each earning their number with their first solo flight. Some of the maintainers were also given a call sign, said Wayne Paddock, a former F-117 maintainer currently stationed at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.

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Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Aero Spray Inc. Changes Name To Dauntless Air

Appoints New CEO And Expands Fire Boss Fleet

With a commitment to accelerate the industry’s transformation to a modernized approach to aerial firefighting, Aero Spray Inc., a U.S. operator of AT-802F Fire Boss aircraft, has rebranded as Dauntless Air. The company also today announced the expansion of its fleet and the recent naming of a new CEO, Brett L’Esperance. Dauntless Air now owns and operates 11 Fire Boss and one wheeled AT-802F aircraft, which feature the latest in firefighting technology, including onboard thermal imaging units and gel blending systems, and serve as early strike tools for containing wildfires.

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Tue, Apr 24, 2018

FlightSafety Updates The Flight Deck Of Its Dash 8 300 Sim

Simulator Used For Bombardier Aircraft Training

FlightSafety International has made a significant upgrade to the flight deck of its simulator used for Bombardier Dash 8 300 aircraft training. The simulator is located at the FlightSafety Learning Center in Toronto, Canada.

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Tue, Apr 24, 2018

AD: Airbus Helicopters

AD NUMBER: 2018-08-01

PRODUCT: Airbus Helicopters Model EC225LP helicopters.

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