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Sun, May 24, 2020

Airborne-Flight Training 05.20.20: Sporty's Resumes, RRA Motor-Glider, Texas A/C

Also: EAA Confirms COVID-19 SFAR Problems, Tech School Revoked, Rudy Frasca Goes West, FAA Examiner Bribe Attempt

We’re a few steps closer to ‘normalcy.’ With many Ohio businesses open and others preparing for a restart, Sporty's Academy tells us they have resumed training operations last week. Sporty's maintenance staff has carefully examined the entire fleet and cleared each aircraft for return to service, but also notes that each pilot should do the same for themselves as they prepare to return to the flight deck. In light of the new reality, Sporty's has made changes. Getting a pilot’s license is expensive... right? I mean, WAY EXPENSIVE... like over $10K or something... or so they tell us. Well... maybe not. Right Rudder Aviation of Florida’s Inverness Airport (KINF) looked over the regs and then looked over at their Pipistrel Motor-Glider and realized that a gli

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Sun, May 24, 2020

Airborne 05.22.20: 6-Place Bearhawk!, Virgin Orbit Launch, Cessna SkyCourier

Also: SpaceX Demo-2, Hurricane Hunters, NASA Remembers Annie Glenn, Gulfstream G280 Record

Bearhawk Aircraft has announced the introduction of its largest Bearhawk model to date, the Bearhawk 5. The new aircraft was designed by engineer Bob Barrows and is the first in the lineup of Bearhawk aircraft to use a 300-horsepower engine, seating up to six occupants. The Bearhawk Model 5 made its first flight on May 3rd. The prototype has flown more than five hours in testing and is exhibiting excellent flight characteristics. The Bearhawk Model 5 has been under development for two years. Our friends at Virgin Orbit have released details about Virgin Orbit's first attempt to launch a payload into space from a cradle slung underneath a modified Boeing 747. They seem pretty excited... "We are extremely excited to announce that the window for our Launch Demo mission starts on Sunday, May 24th, and extends th

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Sun, May 24, 2020

Classic Aero-TV: NASA Prandtl-D Project--Preliminary Research Design Lowers Drag

From 2016: CAUTION: Everything You Thought You Knew About Aerodynamics Is About To Be Tested...

When ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, attended the AMA Expo 2016, he probably never expected to get a lesson on advanced aerodynamics at a show that featured recreational radio controlled airplanes. However, he learned some amazing things about new aerodynamic research and is sharing it with you in this video. Jim visited with Albion Bowers, who is the Chief Scientist at NASA Armstrong. Among other things, Bowers is working on a program titled, ‘Preliminary Research Aerodynamic Design to Lower Drag.’  It’s called the PRANDTL project and is named after a researcher who started a search for aerodynamic solutions in the 1920s and 30s.

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Sun, May 24, 2020

ANN FAQ: Turn On Post Notifications

Make Sure You NEVER Miss A New Story From Aero-News Network Do you ever feel like you never see posts from a certain person or page on Facebook or Instagram? Here’s how you can turn on “post notifications” that will send you an update when new stories are posted on the Aero-News Network Facebook or Instagram pages.

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Sun, May 24, 2020

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.24.20)

Aero Linx: The Professional Women Controllers, Inc. (PWC) PWC is working to Engage, Excel and Evolve ourselves and our members into developing both their personal and professional lives, helping to do the same for women who are considering an aviation career and taking an active role in the organization. The Professional Women Controllers, Inc. (PWC) is a professional organization founded in 1978 by Sue Townsend and Jacque Smith. The organization was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1979 and was officially recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 1980. Since its inception, PWC has been an advocate of a culturally diverse workforce. PWC works with the FAA and other organizations to create an environment where all employees are able to contribute.

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Sun, May 24, 2020

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.24.20): Discrete Frequency

Discrete Frequency A separate radio frequency for use in direct pilot-controller communications in air traffic control which reduces frequency congestion by controlling the number of aircraft operating on a particular frequency at one time. Discrete frequencies are normally designated for each control sector in en route/terminal ATC facilities. Discrete frequencies are listed in the Chart Supplement U.S. and the DOD FLIP IFR En Route Supplement.

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Sun, May 24, 2020

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.24.20)

“For me, seeing the Blue Angels was very nostalgic. I remember watching the Blue Angels as a kid, and seeing them today brought back great memories. I appreciate that they are giving us love out here.” Source: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Third Class Tyler Williams, from Cleveland -- who watched a surprise airshow in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean while on duty aboard the Harry S Truman. The Blue Angels completed a flyover of the United States Naval Academy commissioning ceremony the morning of the 20th. On the trip back to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, a formation of six F/A-18C/D Hornet aircraft performed as a salute to the HSTCSG Sailors, who remain at sea in the Atlantic as a certified carrier strike group.

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Sat, May 23, 2020

Classic Aero-TV: No Pie in The Sky! – Tecnam’s P2010 Arrives

From 2016: The First Certified Four-Place High Wing Aircraft Since The Cardinal…

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is dedicated to recreational flying which includes light sport aircraft, and that’s what Tecnam has been heavily involved in. However they have much more than LSA’s in their lineup, and one of these aircraft is what they call the P2010. ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, was at the Expo and spent some time with Shannon Yeager, the Director of North American Sales for Tecnam. Yeager starts the ball rolling by pointing out that the Tecnam P2010 is the first new high wing, four place, aircraft that’s been rolled out since the Cessna Cardinal in the mid-1960s. The P2010 is a ground-up new design for Tecnam, and Yeager says it fills the spot between the Cessna 172 and the Cessna 182. The airplane received its U.S. type certificate in 2015 and production airplane

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Sat, May 23, 2020

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.23.20)

Aero Linx: The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association is a craft specific, independent aviation union. It is not an industrial union and represents only aircraft maintenance technicians and related employees in the craft or class in accordance with the National Mediation Board Rules and their dictates. AMFA is committed to elevating the professional standing of technicians and to achieving progressive improvements in the wages, benefits, and working conditions of the skilled craftsmen and women it represents. AMFA was created in 1962 but did not represent any carrier until 1964 at Ozark Airlines...

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Sat, May 23, 2020

ANN FAQ: View Aero-News Your Way ... The 'View Everything' Option

Choose How YOU Want To View Your Aero News: View Everything

We're all pretty excited about the new website design here at ANN, but we HAVE heard from some of you that you liked the way that content was displayed on the old site.  We hear you, and before you chuck your bitgrinder out a 5th story window, you should know that there are several ways that you can view your Aero-Content.

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