Will Allow The Company To Fill A Man-Made Lake For Water Testing Of The ICON A5
The city of Vacaville, CA and Icon Aircraft have reached a water purchase agreement that could lead to the filling of a man-made lake the company says it needs to test takeoff and landing capabilities for the ICON A5 airplane.
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At the time we put this report together, the Solar Impulse 2 had said goodbye to the Silicon Valley and was headed for Phoenix Arizona. By the time you view our report, the aircraft is probably safe and sound at the Phoenix Goodyear Airport, and the crew is planning for the next leg of their flight as they cross the United States headed for New York. Piloted once again by Andre Borschberg, the solar impulse two continues its epic flight around the world that began in March 2015. SpaceX has said that its Red Dragon spacecraft combined with the Falcon Heavy Rocket can make it to Mars…and beyond. According to nasaspaceflight.com, which is not a NASA website, SpaceX has entered into an agreement with NASA for a Mars mission. It’s reported the spacecraft, known as the Red Dragon, is a variation of the SpaceX’s Dragon 2
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The Bombardier C-Series aircraft program received a major boost when Delta Airlines executed a firm agreement for the purchase of seventy five CS100 aircraft with an option for an additional fifty CS100’s. Delta may elect to convert a number of these aircraft into CS300’s at a later date. Based on the list price of the CS100 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately $5.6 billion. Even though Tecnam’s P 2010 four-place aircraft only recently received its EASA and FAA type certification, Tecnam has now received approval for level I major changes that will enhance the aircraft. The revision validates the use of the GFC 700 autopilot, fully integrated with the G1000 glass flight deck. The GFC 700 is an AHRS-based automatic flight control sys
Nussbaum To Lead Expansion Of Strategic Partnerships And Recruitment Of Additional Military And Commercial Management Talent
Drone Aviation Holding has announced that in an effort to capitalize on increasing interest in its tethered aerostat and drone technology from Department of Defense (DoD) as well as civil and commercial entities, it has appointed Jay H. Nussbaum, Chairman of the Board and current investor, to the additional position of Chief Executive Officer, replacing Kevin Hess who has been appointed Chief Technology Officer.
A Quest Aircraft Company Kodiak Is Put Into Service For Earthquake Victim Relief
The Kodiak, built by Quest Aircraft Company of Sandpoint, ID has been delivering aid to earthquake-struck Ecuador and airlifting the injured to area hospitals. It’s an example of general aviation pitching in to help people who are in trouble.
The Recent Order By Delta Air Lines For Bombardier's C Series Aircraft Will Use Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Engine
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engine will power Bombardier's largest C Series aircraft order based on an agreement signed by Delta Air Lines for 125 aircraft. The order consists of 75 firm aircraft with options for up to 50 more as well as a 15-year services agreement.
Pilot Training At Airbus Helicopters Training Center Manching To Start In May
With a successful technical acceptance, Airbus Helicopters has handed over the first two of five lightweight military multi-role H145M helicopters to the Royal Thai Navy. This marks an important milestone in the H145M program on its way to the final acceptance and entry into service in Thailand at the end of 2016.