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Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Airborne 12.11.17: Pilatus PC-24 Cert, VerdeGo Aero, Canada Nixes Hornets

Also: Engine Coatings Facility, Wrong Runway At JFK, ATR 72-600 Flight Sim, Regional Airline Association

Pilatus has obtained type certificates from the FAA and EASA for the first ever Swiss business jet. Certification of the Super Versatile Jet prepares the ground for initial customer deliveries, which will see the PC-24 business jet take off from Central Switzerland for its entry on the global market. The PC-24 development project was officially announced in 2013, but work on the Super Versatile Jet has in fact been in progress for the past eleven and a half years. Erik Lindbergh, grandson of famed aviators Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, has announced the formation of VerdeGo Aero, an innovative new aerospace company with a mission to provide the upcoming multibillion-dollar urban transportation market with a safe, clean, and quiet hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraf

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Tue, Dec 12, 2017

AMA Drone Report 12.07.17: AMA Supports GoFly, ALPA v UAS, EU Drone Regs

Also: Drones Hunt Pythons, MI State Regs, Thanksgiving Drone Flying, Drone Collision Report

A little outside our normal coverage responsibilities, nonetheless, we’re intrigued by AMA’s newest agreement... AMA has partnered with Boeing to support GoFly, an incentive competition that encourages innovators to create a safe and easy-to-use personal flying device. “AMA is excited to partner with GoFly in support of this creative initiative,” said Dave Mathewson, AMA executive director. “AMA has always supported advancements in aviation technology, and we look forward to witnessing the success of the GoFly program.” Following the release of an FAA directed study showing that UAS may damage aircraft more than bird strikes during collisions, Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l renewed the union's call for Congress to give the FAA

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Tue, Dec 12, 2017

FAA Releases Beta Test Of Online Pilot Records Database

Will Expedite Sharing Of Records Among Airlines Making Hiring Decisions

The FAA has released its beta test of its online Pilot Records Database (PRD). The PRD will expedite the sharing of pilot records to help commercial airlines and operators make informed hiring decisions.

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Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Boeing Responds To Canadian Government F/A-18 Decision

Company Says It 'Respects' The Decision To Buy Classic Hornets From Australia

Boeing has issued a statement on the Canadian Interim Fighter Capability Project, following an announcement that the Canadian Government will not purchase new F/A-18 Super Hornets for a fleet modernization program.

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Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Qatar Airways Reconfirms And Upsizes Its Order For 50 A321neo ACF

Order Supports Carrier's Expansion

Qatar Airways has re-affirmed its earlier order for 50 A320neo with a firm order for 50 A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration). The selection of the largest member of Airbus’ single-aisle Family reflects the airline’s need for efficiency and additional capacity. This updated order replaces the original one placed in 2011.

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Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Airborne-Unmanned 12.05.17: Mercedes Drone Deliveries, ALPA v UAVs, Tyndall RPAs

Also: ESA Eyes High-Altitude Aerial Platforms, Coptrz Provides UAS, Amazon Patent, UAS Integration

In a global first, online orders were delivered in Zurich between September 25 and October 13 with the aid of vans & drones. Mercedes-Benz carried out a unique pilot project to test on-demand delivery of e-commerce orders – and it was a resounding success. On ten days, a total of around 100 flights were made without incident over the city of Zurich. Following the release of an FAA directed study showing that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) may damage aircraft more than bird strikes during collisions, Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l renewed the union's call for Congress to give the FAA the authority to regulate hobby drones, though the narrative he invokes is not altogether correct nor firmly verified. The Air Force has selected Tyndall Air Force B

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Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Blue Origin Hints At New Shepard Test Flight

Would Be The First Since 2016

The FAA has issued a NOTAM restricting flight near Blue Origin's west Texas launch facility in anticipation of a New Shepard flight test this week.

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Tue, Dec 12, 2017

FAA: Enjoy Your Holiday Laser-Light Display Responsibly

Pilots Report Being Affected By Residential Laser Light Displays

Each holiday season for the past several years, the FAA has received reports from pilots who said they were distracted or temporarily blinded by residential laser-light displays.

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Tue, Dec 12, 2017

U.S. Navy Prepares To Search For C-2A Aircraft

COD Went Down In More Than 16,000 Feet Of Water In The Philippine Sea

The U.S. Navy will deploy a team of deep water salvage experts to search for the C-2A Greyhound aircraft that crashed in the Philippine Sea on the way to USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Nov. 22.

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Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Lithium-Ion Battery Fails On Dreamliner

Overheated During United Flight From Dulles To Paris

A lithium-ion battery aboard a United Airlines Boeing 787 en route from Washington Dulles Airport to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris overheated and failed during the transatlantic flight on November 13.

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