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Tue, Jan 22, 2019

Airborne 01.21.19: SubSonex Upgraded!, Aero Club Of Atlanta, Snow v Citation

Also: Aerocor-Apex Aviation, Sikorsky Presents $ To Make-A-Wish, Chinese Av Mkt, JetBlue Donating

One of the coolest little sportplanes to ever work its way out of the feverish and somewhat convoluted imagination of Sonex Boss, John Monnett, is the SubSonex -- a single-seat kitjet powered by a small jet turbine engine... resulting in an aerobatic bird that is about as unique as anything currently offered. However; Sonex has upped the ante and announced a number of upgrades for their SubSonex kitjet program. Three new kit features are now included under current SubSonex pricing, and upgrade kits are available to existing customers. And... another aviation program gets hit by the government shutdown... with the industry wondering just how much damage will be done by the reduced staffing levels in most facets of aviation and aerospace government programs. The most recent casualty is the monthly Atlan

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Tue, Jan 22, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 01.15.19: New CA Regs, State Farm Waiver, Indemnis Chute

Also: Heathrow Drone Sighting, DJI Smart Remote Controller, Hydrogen Multi-Rotor UAV, Northwest UAV

Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, has announced Canada’s new rules for remotely piloted aircraft systems. The new rules, which will come into force on June 1, 2019, apply to all drone pilots flying drones between 250 grams and 25 kilograms that are operated within the drone pilot’s visual-line-of-sight, regardless of whether the drone is flown for fun, work or research. The new simplified rules reflect significant consultations with Canadians and the industry. The final regulations introduce two main categories of drone operation: basic and advanced. The categories are based on distance from bystanders and airspace rules. State Farm has reportedly been granted the first national waiver to any company in the U.S. by the FAA. The national waiver allows State Farm to conduct drone operat

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Tue, Jan 22, 2019

AMA Drone Report 01.17.19: DJI Smart Controller, UVify Swarm, Indemnis Chute

Also: Heathrow Drone Paranoia, GDU SAGA, New UK Drone Regs, State Farm Waiver

DJI introduced a new remote controller for its drones at CES 2019. The Smart Controller features an ultra-bright display screen and controls optimized for DJI drones. Using a 5.5” screen built into the controller itself, the Smart Controller allows pilots to quickly get their drone in the air without the need to connect a mobile device. It can be paired with DJI's newest drones including Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro which use DJI's OcuSync 2.0 video transmission system, displaying vivid images in Full HD resolution. UVify has unveiled its IFO swarm lightshow drone at CES in Las Vegas. After reviewing the existing lightshow swarm drones currently available, UVify decided to build the IFO swarm lightshow drone from the ground up to be "the longest flying and most efficient in its class." According to

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Tue, Jan 22, 2019

GAMA Accepting Scholarship Applications From High School Students

Will Present A $2,000 Cash Award To A Graduating High School Senior GAMA is now taking applications for its Edward W. Stimpson “Aviation Excellence” Scholarship Award, which comes with a $2,000 cash prize.

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Tue, Jan 22, 2019

Fisherman Claims To Have Found Glenn Miller's Plane

Says He Hooked The UC-64A Norseman In His Nets Three Decades Ago

One of history's great aviation mysteries revolves around renowned bandleader Glenn Miller, whose plane went missing on December 15, 1944 on a flight from England to Paris where he was scheduled to perform. Now, a fisherman has come forward to say that he hooked the plane in his nets 32 years ago, and the story is being viewed as credible.

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Tue, Jan 22, 2019

Directional Aviation's Kenn Ricci Inducted Into The Living Legends Of Aviation

Presents Jeff Bezos With Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award

Directional Aviation Principal Kenn Ricci, has been inducted into the Living Legends of Aviation, a prestigious organization composed of men and women of extraordinary accomplishment in aviation including industry leaders, innovators, pilots and astronauts. Ricci, who was chosen by the current members of the Living Legends, was inducted at the 16th annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards Gala, held over the weekend in Beverly Hills, CA.

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Tue, Jan 22, 2019

The Abingdon Co. Races Into 2019 With New Automotive Inspired Watch

Timepiece Designed With NASCAR Driver, Julia Landauer

The Abingdon Co. is starting 2019 on the NASCAR circuit as they launch into the automotive racing arena with a new timepiece built in collaboration with two time champion NASCAR driver, Julia Landauer. The “Julia” watch will be available on Indiegogo during their crowdfunding campaign January 21-February 20.

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Tue, Jan 22, 2019

Aero-FAQ: Dave Juwel's Aviation Marketing Stories -- ITBOA BNITBOB

Dave Juwel's Aviation Marketing Stories

ITBOA BNITBOB ... what does that mean? It's not gibberish, it's a lengthy acronym for "In The Business Of Aviation ... But Not In The Business Of Business."

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Tue, Jan 22, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (01.22.19)

"DJI took swift action to address this issue, dismissed a number of employees who violated company policies, and contacted law enforcement officials. We continue to investigate the situation and are cooperating fully with law enforcement’s investigation." Source: Statement from DJI concerning an investigation into "corruption" in the company.

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Tue, Jan 22, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.22.19): Acrobatic Flight [ICAO]

Maneuvers intentionally performed by an aircraft involving an abrupt change in its attitude, an abnormal attitude, or an abnormal variation in speed.

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