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Sat, May 30, 2020

EHang Granted Approval To Use EHang 216 Passenger-Grade Aav For Air Logistics Pu

Trial Air Logistics Services Using the EHang 216 Starting Soon

EHang has obtained the world’s first commercial pilot operation approval to use passenger-grade autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs) for the purpose of air logistics. The approval came from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), and is for the EHang 216 AAV. EHang has also become the first AAV company approved by a national aviation authority to conduct commercial pilot operation for the category of 150 kilogram-plus heavy-lift air logistics uses. "We are thrilled that the CAAC and EHang took the lead on the world’s first commercial pilot operation approval of passenger-grade AAVs for air logistics uses. This approval is of great significance,” says EHang Founder, Chairman and CEO Hu Huazhi.

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Sat, May 30, 2020

Airborne-Unmanned 05.14.20: DJI Matrice 300 RTK, Human Rights Watch, VOLY M20

Also: Dive Delivery, Wingcopter Emergency Delivery, MQ-8C Fire Scout, Remote ID Development

DJI has unveiled what they call their most advanced commercial drone platform, the Matrice 300 RTK (M300 RTK), and the Zenmuse H20 Series - a hybrid, multi-sensor camera. The M300 RTK integrates advanced AI capabilities, 6 Directional Sensing and Positioning System, a UAV health management system, and 55 minutes' flight time. Alongside AES-256 encryption and an IP45 weather resistant enclosure, the drone platform comes built-in with an all-new OcuSync Enterprise transmission system The M300 RTK can support up to 3 payloads simultaneously and has a maximum payload capability of up to 2.7 kg. In support of Human Rights Watch’s mission of investigating human rights abuses around the world, Parrot has announced that it will provide the organization with its ANAFI drones and advanced software and technical

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Sat, May 30, 2020

NTSB Prelim: Ercoupe 415

Witnesses Reported "He Got Low" On Final Approach And Clipped Trees

On May 15, 2020, about 1410 eastern daylight time, an Ercoupe 415-CD airplane, N3956H, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Rogersville, Tennessee. The pilot was fatally injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91 personal flight. The pilot held a private pilot certificate for single-engine airplanes, and an airframe and powerplant mechanic certificate with inspection authorization. He had departed from Hawkins County Airport (RVN), Rogersville, Tennessee, at 1350. According to witnesses the pilot flew over a friend's farm and was returning to the airport. They stated that the airplane's engine sounded normal and multiple witnesses reported "he got low" on final approach and clipped trees. The pilot did not make any distress call on the radio.

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Sat, May 30, 2020

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.30.20)

Aero Linx: The Air League The Air League is a sector leading aviation and aerospace charity focused on changing lives through aviation. Its core purpose is to inspire young people from all backgrounds into the aviation and aerospace industries to champion the future of the British Aviation and Aerospace sectors. Each year many hundreds of people from disadvantaged backgrounds benefit from Air League support to help them start a career, builds self-esteem and well-being, make them feel valued and realise what they can achieve. We break down the perceived barriers to the aviation industry and through our scholarships and outreach programmes create a life-long impact on beneficiaries, many of which stay involved throughout their careers.

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Sat, May 30, 2020

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.30.20): DME Fix

DME Fix A geographical position determined by reference to a navigational aid which provides distance and azimuth information. It is defined by a specific distance in nautical miles and a radial, azimuth, or course (i.e., localizer) in degrees magnetic from that aid.

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Sat, May 30, 2020

ANN FAQ: How To Get YOUR News Out On Aero-News

Good News, Bad News... It's ALL News

As the preeminent online aviation news resource out there, the editorial staff at Aero-News sees a large number of news releases. We look at all of them, and can usually tell whether something merits publishing consideration within reading the first couple of paragraphs. Often, however, a new and innovative product can be overlooked because of the very words written to promote it, by the very people who created it.

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Sat, May 30, 2020

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.30.20)

“The challenges presented by COVID-19 have been unexpected and considerable. But never underestimate the skills and determination of our dedicated staff, who have persevered, engineered, and improvised in order to keep our production lines moving, so we can deliver planes and meet customer expectations. We have an incredible team and I am honored to work with them.” Source: Epic CEO, Doug King, explaining issues that kept them challenged as they worked their way to the first deliveries of the Epic E1000. Epic Aircraft has completed delivery of their first two E1000 all composite, single-engine turboprop aircraft, following the successful conclusion of its FAA Type Certification program last year.

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Fri, May 29, 2020

Airborne 05.27.20: Virgin Orbit Attempt, WACO YMF-5F Cert, AEA 1Q Report

Also: Ligado Takes More Flak, ERAU Makes Return Plans, CG Helo Rescue, UND Plans Restart

It was not the best of days for the team at Virgin Orbit, but it was an educational one. After having to scrub a launch attempt on Sunday, May 24th, due to sensor issues, the VO team, finally had the chance to launch a rocket from the belly of their 747 carrier aircraft, 'Cosmic Girl' on Memorial Day. However, while they finally had the chance to release a rocket in real life, things went bad shortly thereafter. The LauncherOne liquid-fueled two-stage rocket angled skyward about 27°, as expected, at the moment of release. After a 4-second freefall, the first stage engine, NewtonThree, was supposed to ignite and allow the vehicle to accelerate to more than 8,000 miles per hour before staging and allowing the second stage to finish the trip to orbit. It was supposed to... but like many things in rocket testi

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Fri, May 29, 2020

All-Electric Cessna 208B Grand Caravan Makes First Flight

Took Place At The Grant County International Airport In Moses Lake, Washington

magniX and AeroTEC have completed a successful flight of an all-electric Cessna Grand Caravan 208B. The successful flight of the eCaravan, magnified by a 750-horsepower (560 kW) magni500 propulsion system, took place at the AeroTEC Flight Test Center at the Grant County International Airport (KMWH) in Moses Lake, Washington Thursday morning. Allegedly the world’s largest all-electric commercial aircraft, the companies consider this to be a significant milestone. “The iconic Caravan has been a workhorse of industry moving people and transporting goods on short routes for decades,” said Roei Ganzarski, CEO of magniX.

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Fri, May 29, 2020

B-29 Doc Hangar, Education And Visitors Center To Reopen June 2

Phased Plan In Place To Resume Full B-29 Doc Operations

After more than two months of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the B-29 Doc Hangar, Education and Visitors Center will reopen to the public June 2. Doc’s Friends, Inc., closed the facility that B-29 Doc calls home in Wichita in March to take precautions to protect the health and safety of its volunteers and flight crew teams during the public health concern with COVID-19 (coronavirus). The process of reopening the hangar to the public is the first step in a phased approach to return to full operations for B-29 Doc.

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