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Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Airborne 11.19.18: Oshkosh Arrival Procedures, ADS-B Rebate, Hover 2

Also: First Lion Air Lawsuit, T-38 Accident, New AW169Ms, Aero-TV: Bombardier at NBAA 2018

A number of significant changes to the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh arrival procedures are being recommended by EAA to the FAA to create better staging and safety margins for incoming aircraft to Oshkosh. “The weather situation on the weekend prior to AirVenture’s opening day last year revealed several areas where air traffic procedures could be improved,” said Sean Elliott, EAA’s VP of advocacy and safety. “We included pilot feedback in the working group review we created this fall, with the group’s recommendations going to the FAA this month as the agency has final determination on air traffic procedures for AirVenture.” The review working group included those with expertise in GA safety, homebuilt aircraft safety, air traffic control, and mass arrival processes. FAA reb

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Tue, Nov 20, 2018

AMA Drone Report 11.15.18: Hover 2!, Tello EDU Drone, ULC Attack

Also: UAS Waiver Report, Japan Document Delivery, Fluidity's FT Aviator, Lithium Metal Ion Batteries

Zero Zero Robotics has released early details for their new 4K capable Hover 2, that follows in the footsteps of their pivotal Hover platform released two years ago. Hover 2 introduces an entirely new drone experience with innovations like Optical Radar and cutting-edge A.I. enable obstacle avoidance and tracking features. The company is raising money for development and production of the aircraft on Kickstarter. You may select between 4 preset shots with AutoFrame, allowing Hover 2 to fly into position, frame, and capture the shot with the tap of a button, choosing between Waist-Up, Full-body, Backdrop, and Birds-eye modes. Ryze Tech has launched Tello EDU, a programmable drone that expands the educational opportunities with support for additional programming languages and drone swarms. Tello EDU

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Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 11.13.18: Parrot AG Solution, Kratos Expands, Precisionhawk

Also: ERAU Certified, AeroVironment Award, International Brain-Drone Race, Relmatech's Direct Broadcast Platform

European drone group Parrot has introduced Bluegrass Fields, an end-to-end agriculture drone solution, which provides farmers, agronomists and researchers with the insights they need to boost the quality of their crops and maximize yields. Parrot Bluegrass Fields brings together the Parrot Bluegrass drone with the all-new ParrotFields mobile mapping app and Pix4Dfields desktop and cloud-based drone mapping software. The Parrot Bluegrass agriculture drone features a robust carbon-fiber structure, a flight time of up to 25 minutes (three batteries are included), flight coverage of up to 160 acres per flight at 400 ft, and a backpack for easy transportation. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. recently cut the ribbon on its new 100,000 square foot UAS production facility, in Oklah

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Tue, Nov 20, 2018

New PBN Routes Improve Flights To Florida, Caribbean

FAA Implemented 55 New Routes November 8

Flights between the Northeast and the major international airports in Florida and the Caribbean are more direct, more efficient, and safer since the FAA implemented 55 new Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) routes on November 8. 

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Tue, Nov 20, 2018

National Space Council Gets Report On Human Spaceflight In Low-Earth Orbit

Details Four Goals For Human Spaceflight In LEO

NASA and the Departments of State and Commerce have submitted a report to the National Space Council outlining future opportunities and challenges for human spaceflight in low-Earth orbit (LEO), and its potential economic contributions to the broader field of exploration. 

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Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Supersonic Commercial Travel Begins to Take Shape At LM Skunk Works

First Parts For X-59 QST Aircraft Manufactured

The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works began manufacturing the first part for the X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology aircraft, marking a milestone to bring supersonic commercial travel over land one step closer to reality.

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Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Two Fatally Injured In P-51 Accident Saturday In Texas

Airplane Had Been Engaged In A Flyover At The National Museum Of The Pacific War

Two people were fatally injured Saturday when the P-51D "Pecos Bill" they were aboard went down in an apartment complex parking lot following a flyover of the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, TX.

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Tue, Nov 20, 2018

TSB Issues Safety Warning To Transport Canada About Challenger II Ultralight

Wing Attachment Bracket Failed In Flight Resulting In A Fatal Injury In July

The Canadian Transportation Safety Board has issued a letter to Transport Canada concerning the in-flight breakup of a Quad City Challenger II Advance Ultralight aircraft that resulted in the fatal injury of the pilot in July.

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Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Aero-Help Wanted: ANN REALLY Needs A Sales Pro

ANN/Airborne/Aero-TV Marketing Department Needs Part or Full Time Personnel

E-I-C Note: For some reason, finding really motivated/honest/professional sales help has been a tough gig. And that need is greater now than ever. As a media partner to two of the most pivotal players in the drone arena... and new programs, on the way, devoted to women working and playing in the aviation and aerospace community, as well as avionics and other major aero-interests, coming soon -- NOW is the time to get this part of our business properly staffed. That's not all... what about all the other aspects of aviation and aerospace? Well... we have most of those covered -- or about to be covered. That's right; there's more... with nearly a dozen such agreements either done or in the works... and MASSIVE upgrades to the Airborne Unlimited program itself. So -- it's time to ramp up some efforts here -- sales, in particular -- and we need exceptional personnel, for the job. If you'd like to help chart th

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Tue, Nov 20, 2018

ACJ320neo Takes To The Skies For The First Time

Begins New Era For Airbus Corporate Jets

The first ACJ320neo successfully completed a two hour and 40 minute first flight from Hamburg on November 16th, getting its short test-program off to a good start. The first ACJ320neo made a successful first flight from Hamburg on 16th November 2018

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