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Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Airborne 03.24.17: GA v Privatization, FAA UAS $$$, Mexico Fines

Also: NASA Authorization, Av-Associations, Essential Air Services, Kite String, Rotax @SnF, Car v Plane, FAA Forecast

With the need to authorize the FAA before September 30 of this year, a host of GA leaders have joined together to send letters to House and Senate transportation leaders underscoring their, “real and long-standing concerns” regarding a concept being pushed by some big airlines regarding ATC. Specifically, the organizations cited concerns over a proposal promoted by some big airlines for the creation of “a new governance and funding model for our nation's aviation system, based on systems in other parts of the world. In a memo dated March 7, 2017, the FAA asks its Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) - Task Group 3 to explore ways to increase funding for the integration of UAVs into the National Airspace. "The FAA would welcome consideration of a broad array of options,

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Mon, Mar 27, 2017

AMA Drone Report 03.23.17: New Canada Drone Regs, 'Anti-Drone' Race, Tiny Whoop

Also: SELFLY Camera-Kickstarter, Turtle Tracking Drones, Drones Save Lives!

The Canadian government has recently released new regulations for recreational drone operators that carry hefty penalties for violators... Even more so than those here in the US. The new rules apply to aircraft weighing between about half a pound and 77 pounds being flown non-commercially. Under the rules, recreational drones may not be flown higher than 90 meters above the ground; closer than 75 meters from buildings, vehicles, vessels, animals, people/crowds; and closer than 9 kilometers from the center of any "aerodrome"... defined as anywhere that aircraft take off and land. The rules also prohibit flight in controlled or restricted airspace, within about 5.6 miles of a forest fire, or anywhere the aircraft could interfere with police or first responders. Positing that we need anti-drone instruments, the folks of the T

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Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Airborne-Unmanned 03.21.17: Heron 1 FOC, Canadian UAVs BVLOS, Quad Inspects C17

Also: Terra Drone, senseFly partners with MicaSense, Quadcopter Topology Optimization

The Heron 1 UAV has attained Full Operational Capability (FOC), allowing two Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) squadrons to operate, maintain, and deploy the UAV. The UAV will be operated by a team that is compiled of UAV Pilots, Air Imagery Intelligence Experts and Air Force Engineers. The Heron 1 UAV, which Singapore received in 2012, will provide Singapore’s Armed Forces with stronger situational awareness and enhanced mission effectiveness on the battlefield. The UAV is capable of performing a plethora of missions thanks to a multi-mission sensor installed upon it. Regular Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) operations saw significant advancement, recently, as Canadian UAVs and Lockheed Martin CDL Systems completed their first BVLOS pipeline, well site and power line inspections using the Transport

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Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Counting Down! ANN's Infamous April 1st Edition's Just Around The Corner!

Get Your Wacky Ideas In NOW!

ANN E-I-C Note: Folks... we gotta warn you... our Annual April 1st Editions are LEGENDARY -- and this WILL be our best April 1st Edition yet. Based on all the nonsense we've had to endure in 2016-2017 (which we are duty-bound to lampoon), we certainly have good reason for that... so if you have any ideas of your own as to how to heighten the insanity, this is your LAST CHANCE. I kid you not... as I look over all the stories we've already prepped, we are going to cause serious keyboard damage as people snort their soft drinks all over the place when they start reading this year's edition. This IS OUR BEST YET! As always... NO ONE IS SAFE. FMI: I Can't Believe You're Doing This Again!

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Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Klyde Morris (03.27.17)

Klyde Has A Sure-Fire Way Of Getting Attention...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Smart Airport Market Worth $14.87 Billion By 2021

Real-Time Information, Customer-Centric Approach Seen As Major Drivers

A new report, now available on ASDReports, "Smart Airports Market by Technology (Communication, Security, Cargo & Baggage Handling, Traffic Control, Endpoint Devices), Landside, Airside, Terminal Side, Application, Region - Global Forecast to 2021", The smart airports market is projected to grow from $11.31 Billion in 2016 to $14.87 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 5.64% during the forecast period. The base year considered for the study is 2015, and the forecast period is from 2016 to 2021.

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Mon, Mar 27, 2017

ANN FAQ: Contributing To Aero-TV

How To Get A Story On Aero-TV News/Feature Programming

How do I submit a story idea or lead to Aero-TV? If you would like to submit a story idea or lead, please contact Jim Campbell via the link below. Please include the following information when submitting a story idea or lead: who the intended subject is, a general story outline of said subject, important dates or deadlines for the story lead, and any appropriate contact information for both yourself and related subjects.

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Mon, Mar 27, 2017

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.27.17)

Aero Linx: Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association Our slogan of "Serving Wisconsin By Air Since 1943" represents more than just words. It speaks of lifetime commitments by hard-working aviation professionals past, present, and future.  Wisconsin's aviation businesses and organizations have played a special role in the development of our industry, and WATA has been there...and will be there, to play a special role in the development of Wisconsin's aviation businesses. FBOs, pilots, flight schools, instructors, aircraft/engine repair facilities, A&Ps, avionics shops...every kind of business or professional that serves the aviation community is welcome in WATA. And WATA is dedicated to helping them succeed, by playing the roles only an organization with the combined voice of its members can play.

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Mon, Mar 27, 2017

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.27.17): Cleared For The Option

Cleared For The Option ATC authorization for an aircraft to make a touch-and-go, low approach, missed approach, stop and go, or full stop landing at the discretion of the pilot. It is normally used in training so that an instructor can evaluate a student’s performance under changing situations. Pilots should advise ATC if they decide to remain on the runway, of any delay in their stop and go, delay clearing the runway, or are unable to comply with the instruction(s).

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Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (03.27.17)

“Our vision throughout the restoration project has been to share this historic warbird with the world by operating Doc as a flying museum to honor those who built, maintained and flew B-29s to protect America’s freedom at home and abroad. Taking Doc on tour in 2017 is just the first step in our overall mission. We want to educate current and future generations on the contributions made by the Greatest Generation during wartime.” Source: Murphy, Doc’s Friends Restoration Program Manager, discussing the announcement that the B-29, Doc, will make four national tour stops through the first half of the 2017 summer tour season. Doc’s Friends, Inc., is the group operating the fully restored B-29 Boeing Superfortress.

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