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Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Airborne 08.21.17: CAF's Brown Resigns, EA700 Prototype, Heli Sales Report

Also: KSFO Night Landings, Kitfox S7 Speedster, USGS, Spirit Pilots, Kratos Mako, NASA Flight Suits, CAW Five

Stephan C. Brown has resigned from his post as president/CEO of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) effective August 17, 2017. Brown provided 10 years of dedicated service, leading the CAF through a transitional period and is responsible for significant accomplishments, including establishing the CAF headquarters in Dallas and initiating a campaign to construct an aviation attraction museum to be built at Dallas Executive Airport. Former CAF vice-president of safety, maintenance and operations, Robert Stenevik will serve as CAF president/CEO until a permanent president is identified. The ONE Aviation 'Canada' program, which ANN exclusively detailed last year for the first time, is about to kick into high gear. A re-winged Eclipse airframe, which will be used to document various aerodynamic aspects of the design upgrade has been shown off publicly prior to a test progra

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Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Airborne 08.18.17: NBAA v KSMO, Sully Attacked, DB Cooper Update

Also: New NASA Admin?, Anti-Aviation Hypocrites, Airberlin, Sky Hopper, Drone v Carrier, Jet Aviation, Airman Retires

The NBAA joined five other stakeholders to file a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, challenging the legality of a "settlement agreement” between the FAA and the city of Santa Monica. The highly unusual agreement, which was concluded last January with no public input and with disregard for numerous mandatory statutory requirements, would restrict and ultimately prohibit aviation access to Santa Monica Municipal Airport. “As this filing makes perfectly clear, NBAA will defend our nation’s critical aviation infrastructure and protect general aviation’s access to airports and airspace,” said NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen. The Alliance For Aviation Across America (AAAA) has recently produced two videos featuring Ca

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Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Signature Flight Announces New Program To Assist CAF

Will Offer Preferred Pricing On Fuel And Services To The Organization

Signature Flight Support issued a statement at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI whereby Signature will provide preferred pricing on fuel and services at all FBO locations to the Commemorative Air Force (CAF), the world’s largest flying museum comprised of over 165 historic warbirds.

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Mon, Aug 21, 2017

ALEA To Rebrand And Reorganize As APSA

Change Effective January 1, 2018

During the recently-completed ALEA Expo 2017, the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) announced it would be changing its name to the Airborne Public Safety Association (APSA) effective January 1, 2018.

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Mon, Aug 21, 2017

NASA Signs Combined Data Services Agreement For Polar Satellite Program

Would Extend Through 2022 If All Options Are Exercised

NASA has procured combined data support services under an agreement with the Norwegian Space Center in Oslo, Norway, for the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) program and various cooperative international missions. This action is supported under an international agreement between the United States and Norway.

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Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Mobilicom Releases SkyHopper ONE UAV Data Link For High End DIY Drones

Packages All Drone Communication Into A Single RF Channel

Mobilicom has announced the release of the SkyHopper ONE UAV data link – the second from the SkyHopper family of products. This advanced UAV communication system leverages SkyHopper PRO’s proven technology, and fulfills an unmet need in the DIY drone market. SkyHopper ONE makes it easy for professional DIY drone users to equip their drone with a robust communication link that is also highly secure and encrypted.

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Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Airbus Completes MetOp-C Platform/Payload Coupling

The Third And Final Satellite Of The First Generation Of MetOp Polar-Orbiting Meteorological Satellites

The payload module of MetOp-C, developed and built by Airbus in Germany, was delivered to Toulouse after it completed a series of tests at ESTEC, the technical center of the European Space Agency (ESA) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. The satellite, weighing in at four tonnes, is now almost complete after successful coupling of its payload and service module.

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Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Stuart Jet Center (KUSA) Begins Construction Of New Hangars

Preparing For South Florida’s Peak Winter Season

Stuart Jet Center broke ground on two new hangars in preparation for a busy 2017 winter season. Both hangars will measure 25,000 square feet and will be able to accommodate aircraft up to a G-650 and Global Express.

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Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Tempus Applied Solutions To Acquire Ex-RAF Air-To-Air Refueling Aircraft

Transaction Consists Of Six Lockheed L-1011 Aircraft

Tempus Applied Solutions (TAS) has entered into a definitive purchase agreement for the acquisition of six Lockheed L-1011s formerly owned and operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) of the United Kingdom.  Four of these aircraft are specifically configured for air-to-air refueling (AAR) operations and the remaining two are configured for passenger and cargo operations only.

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Mon, Aug 21, 2017

NASA Awards Contract for Infrastructure, Applications, Communications

Maryland Company To Perform Work At Kennedy Space Center, Other Locations

NASA has awarded the Kennedy Infrastructure, Applications and Communication (KIAC) contract to ASRC Federal Data Solutions, LLC of Beltsville, Maryland.

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