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June 19, 2018

Airborne 06.18.18: XP-82 Twin Mustang, Tuskegee Airmen, Supersonic Reg Change

Also: Thunderbirds/Snowbirds To N TX, AK Mid-Air, Gogo AVANCE L5, Sikorsky's New Parts Supply Site

The restorers of a North American XP-82 “Twin Mustang,” one of the most unusual fighter/escort aircraft ever deployed by the U.S. military, are aiming to make EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 its first public appearance to celebrate completion of an arduous 10-year restoration project. The 10-year restoration project in Douglas, Georgia, began after aircraft restorer Tom Reilly discovered the complete airframe on a farm in Ohio. Reilly then scoured the earth seeking engines, propellers and a multitu

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Airborne-Unmanned 06.19.18: Mexican UAV Fights Crime, Spokane Drones, Ikhana!

Also: K2 & Robotic Skies, Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Competition, K State Grad Cert, Commercial Drones at JFK

A drone operated by authorities in Ensenada, Mexico, led to a significant decrease in overall crime in the city. Ensenada police say that over a few months, their single DJI Inspire 1 drone has led to more than 500 arrests and contributed to an overall 10 percent drop in the crime rate, including a 30 percent drop in residential robberies. Over the past four months, the drone has flown an average of 25 sorties per day. The drone is deployed based on 911 call volume. It is operated from a cen

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U.S. Office Of Special Counsel Says Unsafe Airplanes Allowed To Fly

Whistleblower Reveals FAA Allowed Airplanes To Fly With Expired Airworthiness Certificates, Registrations

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) has sent letters to the President and Congress disclosing that safety inspectors at the FAA have improperly approved aircraft for commercial operations without first reviewing critical safety information that in some cases would have prohibited their operation. Moreover, due to lapses in oversight at FAA’s Civil Aviation Registry, aircraft have operated in the National Airspace System without a valid registration or airworthiness certificate.

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AMA Drone Report 06.14.18: AMA Expo W Drone Races, Ag v Drones, Kitty Hawk Flyer

Also: Drone Rotor Safety System, Birds Inspire Drone Design, UAVs Stop Crime, Fat Shark 101

As previously noted, the upcoming AMA Expo West Tradeshow not only starts early, but in an altogether upgraded location that will allow for massive expansion of this intensely cool event. After a number of years in Ontario, California; the highly anticipated 2018 rendition of AMA Expo West will show up in new digs and a somewhat different time of the year. This year, the AMA Expo West team will appear this November 2-4, 2018 at the Fairplex Exposition Center, in Pomona, California. Now, though, we

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NBAA Requests Guidance On Tax Cuts And Jobs Act

Looks For Additional Information On Bonus Depreciation And Deduction Allowances

The NBAA is requesting guidance from the IRS and Department of the Treasury on several provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that directly affect business aviation.

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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report From Geico Skytypers Accident

Witness Says Pilot Did Not Appear To Attempt To Recover From Spin

The NTSB has released its preliminary report from the May 30th accident that destroyed an SNJ-2 aircraft flown by the Geico Skytypers, resulting in the fatal injury of the pilot.

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GAMA Praises U.S. Congress For Supporting GA

House And Senate Appropriations Committees Move THUD, CJS Bills Forward

Appropriations committees in both the U.S. House and Senate passed legislation late last week that funds general aviation priorities in the Fiscal Year 2019. The bills included the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) and Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) appropriations.

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SubSonex Personal Jet Approved For Reno Air Races

Airplane Will Be Showcased At Multiple Events Over The Summer

Sonex Aircraft will collaborate with High Performance Aircraft Group to showcase the SubSonex Personal Jet. High Performance Aircraft Group debuted the SubSonex at this year's Pylon Racing Seminar (also known as "Rookie School") June 7-10 at Reno Stead airport in preparation and training for the National Championship Air Races in September. The SubSonex was taken through various flight scenarios by three-time Reno Gold champion Pete Zaccagnino and exceeded performance expectations.

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GoFly Announces 10 Winners In Phase I Of The $2 Million Competition

More Than 160 Teams Competed For The Prize Sponsored By Boeing

A panel of aviation experts has selected 10 winners in the first phase of the GoFly competition sponsored by Boeing.

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ANNouncement: Now Accepting Applications For Oshkosh 2018 Stringers!!!

An Amazing Experience Awaits The Chosen Few...

E-I-C Note: There's very little we can say yet, but there is a reason why this may be THE year to throw in with ANN to cover the extraordinary event that is OSHKOSH. Like in years past, we have something up our sleeves -- actually SEVERAL big somethings -- BUT, this year, they could be some of the biggest upgrades/surprises we've pulled off yet -- so we're going to be changing quite a few things about how we cover Oshkosh, as a result. IF YOU want to be a part of this unique adventure, speak up NOW, rather than later, because we're going to looking for the best volunteer folks we can find and are planning to do

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Remote Tower Testing Resumes At Virginia’s Leesburg Executive Airport

Phase 3a To Get Underway June 25

A mobile air traffic control tower will be operating again this summer at Virginia’s Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO), requiring operators flying under both VFR and IFR to contact the tower. The remote tower concept employs a variety of high-definition cameras and sensors to enable controllers in a remote facility to manage airports that do not have a tower.

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First Officers At GoJet Can Now Earn Up To $56,000 In New Hire Bonuses

Compensation Now Among The Highest In The Regional Airline Industry

GoJet Airlines has announced a new bonus package to attract the most qualified pilot candidates to its team. Now with up to $56,000 in bonuses for new hire First Officers, total compensation for GoJet pilots is among the highest in the regional airline industry.

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Aero-News AirVenture Update: This Is So Cool! #OSH18COOL

We Need YOUR Help To Find AND Celebrate The Coolest Stuff At EAA AirVenture 2018, #OSH18COOL

Stuff that’s new is cool… we get it… that’s why we’re bringing our AirVenture Innovation Preview webcast to you on Saturday evening, July 21, to introduce the things that are new and unique at EAA AirVenture 2018. However, there is a lot of cool stuff that has little to do with being new stuff, but still deserves the designation of 'cool.' This is where we need your help. Despite the fact we have the largest news staff on the ground at AirVenture, our nearly 30 staffers still aren’t enough to find out what’s ‘really cool’ because what&rsqu

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Airbus A330neo En Route To Function And Reliability Tests

Flying Over European Airbus Sites And Visiting 15 Cities Worldwide To Test Aircraft Readiness For Airline Operations

The A330neo, Airbus’ newest widebody aircraft, has embarked on a worldwide tour to demonstrate its readiness for airline operations. As final step in the aircraft certification phase these function & reliability tests, also known as route proving will include ETOPS missions, landing at diversion airports and testing airport handling services. After a fly past over Airbus’ European sites, the A330neo will head for 15 major airports worldwide over five continents, aiming at achieving 150 Flight Test Hours in three trips.

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Allegiant Cancels Flights At Orlando-Sanford Airport

Cites Difficulty Getting Newly-Acquired Airbus Airplanes Ready To Fly

Allegiant Airlines cancelled 26 flights late last week to and from Orlando-Sanford Airport (KSFB) and elsewhere across its network due to problems getting recently-acquired Airbus airplanes ready to fly.

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Airborne-Unmanned 06.12.18: FAA Restrictions, Drone Innovation Act, Parrot Anafi

Also: UAS Software Startup Kittyhawk, Drone Delivery Canada, Axon And DJI, Airobotic's Autonomous Industrial Drones

At the request of federal security partners, the FAA has been using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR)§ 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security sensitive facilities by establishing temporary Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) specific flight restrictions. Information on the FAA Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), which defines these restrictions,

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Medical Transportation Flight Goes Down En Route To Patient Pickup

Two On Board Fatally Injured When Accident Occurred Shortly After Takeoff

Two people on a flight arranged by Angel Flight East were fatally injured last week when the Beechcraft 58 Baron they were aboard went down shortly after takeoff from South Jersey Regional Airport (KVAY) in Lumberton, NJ.

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It's On--Again! EAA/ANN Announce 2018 AirVenture Innovation Preview!

Stunningly Successful Innovation Program Draws Hundreds of Thousands of Eyeballs to ‘All Things AirVenture’

E-I-C Note: We're tremendously excited to work with EAA again... on this and some other truly exciting programs to be announced shortly -- stay tuned! We’re onto something… Something huge. In the years since the truly astounding results for the 2+ hour debut of the 2015 AirVenture Innovation Preview, as well as nearly a decade of coverage of the AEA New Product Introductions and other efforts conducted at Sun ‘n Fun, XPONENTIAL, and other exciting venues, ANN is already hard at work on the next edition of our Airborne Innovation Preview programming for this y

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Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines Seek Antitrust Immunized Joint Venture

The JV Would Enhance Competition, Benefit Consumers Airlines Say

Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines have filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) seeking immunity from antitrust laws to create a joint venture (JV) that promises significant advantages for consumers.

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Ohio Research Project Will Monitor Traffic With Unmanned Aircraft

Three-Year Study Conducted By DriveOhio UAS Center And OSU College Of Engineering

The 33 Smart Mobility Corridor is getting even smarter under recently announced plans to study the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), sometimes called drones, to monitor traffic and roadway conditions from the air along the corridor. The three-year study is a partnership between DriveOhio’s UAS Center and The Ohio State University College of Engineering.

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Record-Setting NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Retires

Holds The U.S. Record For Most Cumulative Time In Space

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who holds the U.S. record for most cumulative time in space, has retired from the agency, effective last Friday.

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NATA Concludes Successful Annual Meeting And Aviation Business Conference

Report Increased Attendance And Energy

NATA convened its fourth Annual Meeting and Aviation Business Conference at the Grand Hyatt Washington last week. Attendance at the annual event exceeded previous years, driven in part by an agenda addressing opportunities and issues facing the aviation business community.

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JCPenney To Sell Three Business Jets

Move Comes After Company CEO Steps Down

JCPenney will be selling off its fleet of three business jets in an effort to contain costs at the legacy retailer.

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ANN FAQ: Share Aero-News With Your Friends

Send Them A Story -- We Don't Mind!

Do you need another set of eyes to see that story you can't believe Jim just wrote? Want to spread Hognose's unique wisdom and perspective to the masses, or share the latest Klyde Morris with another member of the flying community? (Or perhaps to someone who just really, really likes ants?)

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.19.18)

"The plane has been approved for racing, and now we have to get to work in preparation for training enough pilots to create a new race." Source: Three-time Reno Gold champion Pete Zaccagnino, who flew the SubSonex personal jet for approval to compete at the Reno Air Race.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.19.18): Movable Slat

A movable auxiliary airfoil on the leading edge of a wing. It is closed in normal flight but extends at high angles of attack.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.19.18)

Interagency Aviation Training

AMD, DOI bureaus and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) are working in collaboration to offer expanded Interagency Aviation Training (IAT) opportunities for DOI and USFS aviation personnel.

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AD: Pratt & Whitney Division Turbofan Engines

AD NUMBER: 2018-13-02

PRODUCT: All Pratt & Whitney Division (PW) PW4052, PW4056, PW4060, PW4062, PW4062A, PW4152, PW4156A, PW4158, PW4460, and PW4462 turbofan engine models, including engines identified with suffixes -1C, -1E, -3, -3A, or -3B.

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AD: Engine Alliance Turbofan Engines

AD NUMBER: 2018-11-16

PRODUCT: Certain Engine Alliance (EA) GP7270, GP7272, and GP7277 turbofan engines.

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AD: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2018-12-07

PRODUCT: Certain Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Model GVI airplanes.

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Airborne-Unmanned 06.19.18: Mexican UAV Fights Crime, Spokane Drones, Ikhana!

Also: K2 & Robotic Skies, Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Competition, K State Grad Cert, Commercial Drones at JFK

A drone operated by authorities in Ensenada, Mexico, led to a significant decrease in overall crime in the city. Ensenada police say that over a few months, their single DJI Inspire 1 drone has led to more than 500 arrests and contributed to an overall 10 percent drop in the crime rate, including a 30 percent drop in residential robberies. Over the past four months, the drone has flown an average of 25 sorties per day. The drone is deployed based on 911 call volume. It is operated from a centralized control room using software developed by Cape, a California-based company. The city of Spokane, WA will soon implement a program using a drone to assist in infrastructure

June 18, 2018

Airborne 06.18.18: XP-82 Twin Mustang, Tuskegee Airmen, Supersonic Reg Change

Also: Thunderbirds/Snowbirds To N TX, AK Mid-Air, Gogo AVANCE L5, Sikorsky's New Parts Supply Site

The restorers of a North American XP-82 “Twin Mustang,” one of the most unusual fighter/escort aircraft ever deployed by the U.S. military, are aiming to make EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 its first public appearance to celebrate completion of an arduous 10-year restoration project. The 10-year restoration project in Douglas, Georgia, began after aircraft restorer Tom Reilly discovered the complete airframe on a farm in Ohio. Reilly then scoured the earth seeking engines, propellers and a multitu

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Thunderbirds, Snowbirds Head To North Texas

Will Be Performing At The Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 13-14

The renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds Air Demonstration Squadrons will soar through the North Texas skies at the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 13-14 at Fort Worth Alliance Airport. Gates open at 9 a.m. and performances begin around 10 a.m.

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Klyde Morris (06.18.18)

Klyde... What's All The Fuss About?

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Helping Women Fly With SUU Aviation

Southern Utah University Partners With I Hart Flying To Provide $20,000 In Scholarships

I Hart Flying, a California-based nonprofit, and Southern Utah University (SUU) have partnered to establish a scholarship program to help young women achieve their aviation goals. Through the partnership, SUU Aviation aims to provide up to $20,000 in flight scholarships, helping young women interested in aviation pursue their pilot’s license and increase the number of female aviators.

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Tuskegee Airmen To Appear With CAF Red Tail Squadron At EAA AirVenture

Col. Charles Mcgee And Lt. Col. George Hardy Will Be Special Guests

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, is proud to announce that Tuskegee Airmen Col. Charles McGee and Lt. Col. George Hardy will join them as special guests at EAA AirVenture July 23-28, 2018 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The group’s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit mobile movie theater will be a featured attraction at the event’s KidVenture “Future Pilot” activity program to help inspire the next generation of aerospace professionals.

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SNC, Embraer Deliver A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft To Lebanese Air Force

Airplanes Tasked With Close Air Support Role

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Embraer Defense & Security have confirmed delivery of four A-29 Super Tucanos to the Republic of Lebanon. The delivery comes two months ahead of schedule and completes the original order of six aircraft. The first two A-29s arrived in country in October 2017.

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P&W Says Geared Turbofan Engine Has Reduced Fuel Burn By 40 Million Gallons

Engine First Entered Service In Early 2016

Pratt & Whitney estimates that its customers have saved more than 40 million gallons of fuel worth more than $75 million, while reducing nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions since the Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine entered service in early 2016. 

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Tom Carlson Joins Wipaire, Inc. As Services & Components Sales Manager

Will Cover Consulting And Advising Aircraft Owners And Operators On Services

The Wipaire sales team has been further expanded and enhanced with the addition of Tom Carlson as the services and components sales manager. Tom brings a unique blend of experience from entrepreneurial ventures to Fortune 500 corporations, including two masters’ degrees and a commercial pilot certificate with multi-engine and instrument privileges.

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RelmaTech And Network Designs Partner To Incorporate AirRegs Into UTM Services

Safer UAS Operations Enabled By Including A Unique Cloud-Based Aviation Regulation And Compliance Knowledge Center Application Within The UTM Services Suite

The UAS community stands to benefit enormously from a collaboration partnership between RelmaTech Limited, UK and Network Designs Inc (NDi), USA. The partnership, announced earlier this month at the AUVSI Xponential 2018 in Denver, Colorado USA, will offer a SaaS platform that incorporates NDi’s unique AirRegs comprehensive cloud-based, FAA Regulatory Documentation Application within RelmaTech’s Secure Integrated Airspace Management (SIAM) system.

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Sikorsky Opens New Parts Supply Site And S-92 Blade Repair Capability

Relocates Its Brazil-Based Forward Stocking Location

Sikorsky has announced the relocation and expansion of its Brazil-based forward stocking location (FSL) at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by local operator CEOs and Sikorsky officials. The strategic decision positions Sikorsky products closer to operators and further bolsters the company’s dedication to maximizing customers’ fleet availability.

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DigiLens' AR Waveguide Now In Production At Rockwell Collins

Will Be Integrated Into HGS-3500 Head Up Display

DigiLens Inc., the Silicon Valley-based startup working on augmented Reality (AR) displays through innovative waveguide optics, has announced that Rockwell Collins is now in production of the DigiLens waveguide which integrates into the Rockwell Collins HGS 3500 Head-up Guidance System. Embraer, a leading manufacturer of commercial, business and defense and security aircraft and systems, is the first customer to install and certify the DigiLens waveguide-based head-up display (HUD) into its aircraft.

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ERAU Eagles Selected To Construct New Space Tool

Could Help NASA Explore Beneath Ice-Covered Surfaces On Future Missions

Using 3D printing, fiberglass and stainless steel, a team from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University developed a tool that could help NASA explore underneath ice-covered surfaces in space. Embry-Riddle was one of 25 teams across the U.S. selected to participate in a simulated microgravity challenge at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Avianca Holdings And CAE Establish Joint Venture

Will Train All Of Avianca’s Pilots As Well As Offer Training In Colombia To Other Airlines In The Region

An agreement has been signed forming a joint venture between Avianca Holdings S.A. and CAE for training services, including full-flight simulator training for commercial aviation pilots in Colombia. In addition, as part of a 15-year exclusive training agreement, Avianca will conduct all its pilot training at the Avianca-CAE joint venture. The equally-owned joint venture will also offer training in Colombia to airlines in the region. The creation of this joint venture was approved in May by Colombia’s Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC).

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All-Systems-Go For Swoop's June 20 Inaugural Flight

Receives Air Operators Certificate Approval From Transport Canada

Swoop has officially been granted its air operating certificate (AOC) approval by Transportation Canada. With Swoop's inaugural flight from Hamilton, ON to Abbotsford, BC imminent, the past few days have been filled with milestone moments for Canada's first true ultra-low cost airline.

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Airborne 06.18.18: XP-82 Twin Mustang, Tuskegee Airmen, Supersonic Reg Change

Also: Thunderbirds/Snowbirds To N TX, AK Mid-Air, Gogo AVANCE L5, Sikorsky's New Parts Supply Site

The restorers of a North American XP-82 “Twin Mustang,” one of the most unusual fighter/escort aircraft ever deployed by the U.S. military, are aiming to make EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 its first public appearance to celebrate completion of an arduous 10-year restoration project. The 10-year restoration project in Douglas, Georgia, began after aircraft restorer Tom Reilly discovered the complete airframe on a farm in Ohio. Reilly then scoured the earth seeking engines, propellers and a multitude of other XP-82 parts to continue the restoration. The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, has announced that Tuskeg

June 17, 2018

Airborne 06.15.18: 100LL Replacement Held, B-1 Stand-Down, Missing USAF Officer

Also: Sichuan Airlines Pilot Feted, Emirates Parks 20 Birds, Air Paris Academy Orders Tecnams, Two A380s Scrapped

The FAA continues to be committed to evaluating suitable replacement unleaded fuels to support GA. Phase Two testing of unleaded avgas continues, having completed two and a half years of testing and evaluation since the FAA's selection of the two finalists in the Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative (PAFI) replacement unleaded fuels program. To date, the flight test program is approximately one-third complete, while the engine test program is about halfway complete. Gen. Robin Ra

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June 15, 2018

Airborne 06.15.18: 100LL Replacement Held, B-1 Stand-Down, Missing USAF Officer

Also: Sichuan Airlines Pilot Feted, Emirates Parks 20 Birds, Air Paris Academy Orders Tecnams, Two A380s Scrapped

The FAA continues to be committed to evaluating suitable replacement unleaded fuels to support GA. Phase Two testing of unleaded avgas continues, having completed two and a half years of testing and evaluation since the FAA's selection of the two finalists in the Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative (PAFI) replacement unleaded fuels program. To date, the flight test program is approximately one-third complete, while the engine test program is about halfway complete. Gen. Robin Ra

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June 14, 2018

Airborne 06.13.18: Doolittle Raider, SureFly Multi-Copter, CA Capital Airshow

Also: Airbus BelugaXL, ACR Acquires Flight Data Systems, Draken International, Harris Delivers Fifth GPS III Sat

The CAF's C-47 transport airplane That's All, Brother is a pretty special airplane. It has the distinction of being the first aircraft to cross into Europe on D-Day. Last week, the airplane had a pretty special passenger. Dick Cole, who is the last surviving person who flew the famous Doolittle Raid over Tokyo in 1942, was aboard as the CAF commemorated the anniversary of the D-Day invasion. The FAA has accepted an application for a type certificate from Workhorse Group for th

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Aero-TV - Fat Shark 101: FPV Drone Racing Training System

Kit Contains Everything You Need To Get Started In Drone

Fat Shark’s 101 kit is the perfect solution for anyone looking to get into sport drones. Composed of a custom-designed quadcopter, race-ready Recon goggles and a professional-grade radio, the kit has everything needed to get started in drones. Training is a big part of the new 101 kit. With registration, each kit comes with free access to the Drone Racing League simulator (a $20 value) and three months of free Academy of Model Aeronautics membership + insurance.

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AMA Drone Report 06.14.18: AMA Expo W Drone Races, Ag v Drones, Kitty Hawk Flyer

Also: Drone Rotor Safety System, Birds Inspire Drone Design, UAVs Stop Crime, Fat Shark 101

As previously noted, the upcoming AMA Expo West Tradeshow not only starts early, but in an altogether upgraded location that will allow for massive expansion of this intensely cool event. After a number of years in Ontario, California; the highly anticipated 2018 rendition of AMA Expo West will show up in new digs and a somewhat different time of the year. This year, the AMA Expo West team will appear this November 2-4, 2018 at the Fairplex Exposition Center, in  Pomona, California. Now, thou

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June 13, 2018

Airborne 06.13.18: Doolittle Raider, SureFly Multi-Copter, CA Capital Airshow

Also: Airbus BelugaXL, ACR Acquires Flight Data Systems, Draken International, Harris Delivers Fifth GPS III Sat

The CAF's C-47 transport airplane That's All, Brother is a pretty special airplane. It has the distinction of being the first aircraft to cross into Europe on D-Day.  Last week, the airplane had a pretty special passenger. Dick Cole, who is the last surviving person who flew the famous Doolittle Raid over Tokyo in 1942, was aboard as the CAF commemorated the anniversary of the D-Day invasion. The FAA has accepted an application for a type certificate from Workhorse Group

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June 12, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 06.12.18: FAA Restrictions, Drone Innovation Act, Parrot Anafi

Also: UAS Software Startup Kittyhawk, Drone Delivery Canada, Axon And DJI, Airobotic's Autonomous Industrial Drones

At the request of federal security partners, the FAA has been using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR)§ 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security sensitive facilities by establishing temporary Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) specific flight restrictions. Information on the FAA Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), which defines these restricti

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May 07, 2018

Edic Horizon International Flight Academy Signs For Two Bell 429s

Flight Training Facility Expands Services To Include Twin Engine Aircraft

Bell Helicopter has announced a signature from Edic Horizon International Flight Academy to purchase two Bell 429 aircraft. Based at Al Ain International Airport, Edic Horizon International Flight Academy utilizes their fleet of entirely Bell aircraft to provide flight training to a variety of international students.

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May 04, 2018

Jet Aviation Completes Acquisition Of Hawker Pacific

Transaction Valued At $250 Million

Jet Aviation has completed its acquisition of Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of Civil MRO, Fleet and FBO Services, and Aircraft Sales across Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The transaction is valued at $250 million.

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December 31, 2017

Drone Charges Against Journalists In Myanmar Dropped

Two To Be Freed From Detention On January 5, Authorities Say

Charges filed against two journalists for illegally flying a drone over Parliament in Myanmar have been dropped by local authorities.

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Parker Aerospace Awarded Contract To Provide Emirates’ 777X Hydraulic Pumps

Hydraulic Engine-Driven Pump And AC Motor Pump From Parker Aerospace Chosen As Supplier-Furnished Equipment For Emirates’ New 777X Fleet

Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation has announced a pump call-out agreement with Emirates for its 777X aircraft. Emirates is the launch customer of the new Boeing aircraft with an order book of 150 777X, one of the single largest aircraft orders by value in the history of US commercial aviation. Parker will provide the hydraulic engine-driven pump and AC motor pump on the fleet of 777X wide-body airplanes.

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December 29, 2017

Flight Inspection (FI) Market Worth $5.57 Billion By 2022

Growth Forecast To Be 4.31 Percent During The Period

According to the new research report, now available on ASDReports, "Flight Inspection (FI) Market by Solution (System, & Services), End User (Commercial Airports, Defense Airports), Services Type (Commissioning, Routine, Special Inspection), System Type (Fixed, Mobile, Ground-based) and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", The Flight Inspection (FI) market is projected to grow from an estimated $4.51 billion in 2017 to $5.57 billion by 2022, at a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 4.31% during the forecast period.

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A Special Note From ANN To Our Friends/Readers

Hi Folks... This is a special issue of the Propwash newsletter, dedicated only to its being a personal message from the ANN gang to you. I promise not to do this too often, but hope that I can impose on you for a few minutes in order to seek your continued support. We'd like to make one last pitch for book orders while they might affect the total print order. We have sent this book to the printer and are in pre-press prep right now (proofs expected today)... and the more we can add to the print tally, the more cost-effective our printing prices (per book) become. As you

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