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Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Airborne 02.10.16: Antonov Kaput, Landmark Deal, Gone West-Edgar Mitchell

Also: Rig’N Fly, 'Krafting' The Future, North Korean Insanity, 1st Trans-Atlantic F-35, Llandudno Air Show, GPS IIF, East Hampton Noise Fight

It looks like another great aviation name may be about to fade into history. The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade in Ukraine has announced that the Antonov Aviation Concern will be shut down following the transfer last year of its three subsidiaries to the state-owned UkrOboronProm. The transfers left Antonov as a company without a product, and shutting it down was the next logical step. Antonov was the builder of the world's two largest transport aircraft; the An-225, of which only one was built, and the An-124. An FBO conglomerate gets larger as BBA Aviation has completed the acquisition of Landmark Aviation. This represents a major expansion of Signature Flight Support, which is a BBA Aviation company. Signature’s glo

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Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Classic Aero-TV: Social Flight – Seeking Greater Participation in GA

No More Excuses For Not Being Able To Find A Way to Enjoy Aviation...

This video was shot At the AOPA aviation Summit 2013 and is well worth watching. Jeff Simon, the president and founder of SocialFlight, presented a forum regarding promoting general aviation, getting new people interested in started in general aviation, and retaining those that are already part of the general aviation world.

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Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Shuster, Larsen Differ On ATC Privatization

Leadership Of House Transportation Committee Divided On The Issue

The House Transportation Committee on Wednesday held its first hearing on the FAA reauthorization that must be passed next month to keep the agency operating, and the focus of the hearing Chairman Bill Shuster's (R-PA) proposal to privatize the nation's Air Traffic Control system.

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Thu, Feb 11, 2016

EAA, NBAA Oppose ATC Privatization

Bolen Invited To Testify Before House Committee

In testimony Wednesday before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen warned of the potentially harmful consequences inherent in the creation a privatized air traffic control (ATC) system, funded by user fees, as proposed in H.R. 4441, a bill to reauthorize the FAA.

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Thu, Feb 11, 2016

NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations About Lithium Batteries As Cargo On Aircraft

Follows FAA SAFO On The Same Topic

The NTSB has issued two safety recommendations to physically separate lithium batteries from other flammable hazardous materials stowed on cargo aircraft and to establish maximum loading density requirements that restrict the quantities of lithium batteries and flammable hazardous materials.

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Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Boeing, Airbus Supports ICAO Aircraft CO2 Emissions Standard

Say Agreement Marks Real Progress To Reduce Aviation CO2 Emissions

The world's two largest aircraft manufacturers have released statements supporting the ICAO Aircraft CO2 Emissions Standard approved Monday in Montreal, Canada.

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Thu, Feb 11, 2016

AeroSports Update: Becoming A Sport Pilot Retread

If You Are Already A Certificated Pilot But Do Not Hold A Medical Certificate, What Does It Take To Become A Sport Pilot?

If you already hold a pilot certificate, it’s really pretty simple to exercise sport pilot privileges. No testing is involved, you don’t have to change your pilot certificate, and no special sport pilot logbook endorsements are required. It’s almost too easy.

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Thu, Feb 11, 2016

GAMA, IBAC Support ICAO CO2 Standard

Bunce: Measure Is An Important Step In Industry's Efforts To Combat Climate Change

The manufacturers and operators of business jets represented by GAMA and the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) have released statements strongly supporting the agreement reached at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on the first-ever standard to limit the emission of CO2 from aircraft.

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Thu, Feb 11, 2016

A321neo Takes To The Sky For The First Time

Largest Of Airbus' Single Aisle Airliners With New Engine Option Starts Flight Tests w

The first A321neo equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A engines completed its maiden flight on February 9th from Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft, registration D-AVXB, was flown by Experimental Test Pilots Martin Scheuermann and Bernardo Saez Benito Hernandez.

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Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Congressman Would Create A Class Of 'Micro UAS'

Proposes Amendment To The Aviation Innovation, Reform, And Reauthorization Act Of 2016

One of a slew of amendments to H.R. 4441 ... "The Aviation Innovation, Reform, And Reauthorization Act Of 2016" ... is one offered by Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL) that would create a new class of 'Micro UAS' that would be subject to fewer restrictions than larger unmanned aircraft.

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