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April 07, 2020

Picking Up Where The AEA NPI Left Off--The 2020 Avionics Innovation Preview!

Welcome to the Avionics Program that would not die…

Like all of you, we would much rather have, a couple of weeks ago, have been presenting The 2020 AEA New Product Introduction Live Programming (known as the 'NPI') we were preparing so carefully, as well as an additional seven or eight hours of live interviews. But it appeared that somebody upstairs was bound and determined to give us their best version of the Zombie Apocalypse, and so here we are. One of the hits of our Annual AEA LIVE Coverage was the opening day's presentation of dozens of new product 'reveals' showcased, in rapid-fire, exciting, succession all the cool new things that were to come for the next year... it was proof positive that the avionics industry was one of the

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Airborne 04.06.20: First FlightDesign F2, Stratolaunch Tests, Pipistrel

Also: ERAU Free Online Courses, Orion Passes Tests, Boeing Shuts Philly, A320 Production

After rerouting from the cancelled Sun N’ Fun airshow, the very first F2-LSA has arrived at Flight Design USA headquarters in Connecticut. The F2 has completed ASTM and US LSA compliance testing, and serial production has started. The next F2’s are expected to arrive in the US by June 2020. F2 CS-23 and the F2 UL for Europe are expected to be certified by October 2020. The F2 series represents a next-generation effort for Flight Design as it expands its light aircraft offerings. F2 is an EASA CS-23 certi

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Airborne-Unmanned 03.31.20: BVLOS in Canada, UPS Flight Forward, Continental

Also: ANN’s April 1st Episode, Parrot And DroneLogbook, ‘Pandemic Drone’, AVIUS Air Delivery

MVT Geo-solutions and Iris Automation have been granted the first BVLOS Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) by Transport Canada using only onboard Detect-and-Avoid (DAA). The approval was granted based on the utilization of Iris Automation’s DAA system, called Casia, which provides commercial drones with automated collision avoidance maneuvers. The waiver permits flights within the UAS Center of Excellence’s controlled airspace Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) test r

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Barnstorming: Did Anybody Get The Number Off That Truck?

Yes, We Will Recover From This… But Have Little Doubt That Aviation Will Never Be Quite The Same

  Hi folks… I don't know about the rest of you but I have the unmistakable impression that I’ve just been hit by a truck… We entered 2020 about as optimistic as we've ever been… We had a major new marketing initiative (the TYS Program… more on that, another time) that was setting the world on fire, we had some new people coming into the mix that were really raising our capabilities, and we were very much on the path to greater things. Actually; we should have been on our way to the best year we've had in over a decade. We also spent some serious money (for which I'm now kicking m

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AMA Drone Report 03.26.20: Remote ID RFI, UAV Dodgeball, UAS Reg Extended

Also: Mars Rover Takes Selfie, AMA Working Remotely, Drones Save Koalas, ANN's Infamous April 1st Edition

The FAA has posted a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input from the manned aviation community regarding whether and/or how they can potentially receive and use UAS remote ID information to further enhance safety, by reducing collision risks at lower altitudes. The FAA says the posting is not an RFP. Drones can do many things, but avoiding obstacles is not their strongest suit yet – especially when they move quickly. Although many flying robots are equipped with cameras that can detect ob

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Boeing Extends Temporary Suspension Of Puget Sound Production Operations

Will Continue To Implement Additional Health And Safety Measures At Its Facilities To Protect Employees

Boeing is extending the temporary suspension of production operations at all Puget Sound area and Moses Lake sites until further notice. These actions are being taken in light of the company's continuing focus on the health and safety of employees, current assessment of the spread of COVID-19 in Washington state, the reliability of the supply chain and additional recommendations from government health authorities.

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FAA Releases Updated Guidance For Airport Sponsors And CARES ACT FAQs

Covers A Range Of Topics Of Interest To The Aviation Industry

The FAA has issued guidance to FAA inspectors about factors to consider when determining how to best utilize assets outlined in the CARES act.

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Another Setback For The SpaceX Starship

Most Recent Prototype 'Failed Spectacularly' During Cryogenic Proof Testing

SpaceX suffered another setback in the development of its Starship reusable spacecraft when a third prototype suffered what was described as a "catastrophic" failure during cryogenic proof testing last week.

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Airborne 04.01.20: April 1st Episode, Bloomberg-NASA, Sanders-BizAv, Space Force

Also: 737 MAX and CDC, ‘Steam Gauge’ Rating, OneAviation Bids For Cirrus, EAA Water Park

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg has announced that he will start his own commercial space company in an effort to spend the money he has earmarked for his Presidential campaign. But rather than start from scratch, he is making a bid for NASA. Bloomberg joins a small but growing club of billionaires who have made their fortune in the tech industry and then started launching rockets into space. But rather than build something from the ground up, Bloomberg is exploring what it would take to buy NASA from the

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Flight Schools, Other Aviation Businesses Impacted By Shelter-in-Place Orders

NBAA: Many Have Simply Closed Their Doors For The Duration

Shelter-in-place, or “stay-at-home” orders – now issued by 30 states and a growing number of localities – directly impact 75% of all Americans, restricting activities to essential needs only, such as grocery shopping and seeking medical attention. These orders also are having a direct negative impact on flight schools and other small aviation businesses.

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ANN FAQ: Disqus

A Powerful New Tool For You To Use For Your Aero-Conversations

Want to start a conversation about a story you've seen on Aero-News? It's even easier with Disqus, a powerful, web-based comment tool you can use to talk about stories on Aero-News with your friends.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.07.20)

“The health and safety of our employees, their families and our communities is our shared priority.” Source: Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Stan Deal.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.07.20): Skidding Turn

An uncoordinated turn in which the rate of turn is too great for the angle of bank, pulling the aircraft to the outside of the turn.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.07.20)

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Buzz Aldrin Recounts Apollo 11 Quarantine

For those of you who are chafing under "Safer at Home" rules or absolute quarantine due to the Coronavirus, Fox News talked with Buzz Aldrin, who along with Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins was quarantined for three weeks after returning from the Moon.

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April 06, 2020

Airborne 04.03.20: EAA-Sportys, AUS Suspends UAV Reg, A/C Registry Probs

Also: Raytheon-United Tech Merger, Aviation Database NPRM, Air Force Academy Tragedy, Crew Dragon Mockup Jettisoned

Another milestone was reached by EAA this month, as a total of 75,000 Young Eagles have now taken the next step in their aviation journeys by enrolling in Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course after their EAA Young Eagles flights. The online Sporty’s course is available free to all of the more than 2.2 million EAA Young Eagles as a follow-up to their initial introductory flight by volunteer EAA-member pilots. The course is a comprehensive online ground school, test prep, and flight trai

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Airborne 04.06.20: First FlightDesign F2, Stratolaunch Tests, Pipistrel

Also: ERAU Free Online Courses, Orion Passes Tests, Boeing Shuts Philly, A320 Production

After rerouting from the cancelled Sun N’ Fun airshow, the very first F2-LSA has arrived at Flight Design USA headquarters in Connecticut. The F2 has completed ASTM and US LSA compliance testing, and serial production has started. The next F2’s are expected to arrive in the US by June 2020. F2 CS-23 and the F2 UL for Europe are expected to be certified by October 2020. The F2 series represents a next-generation effort for Flight Design as it expands its light aircraft offerings. F2 is an EASA CS-23 certi

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Boeing to Temporarily Suspend Philadelphia Area Operations

Facility Produces H-47 Chinook And V-22 Osprey Aircraft For Defense Customers

Boeing is temporarily suspending production operations at its facilities in Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, in light of the company's continuous assessment of the spread of COVID-19 in the region. This action is intended to ensure the well-being of employees, their families and local communities, and will include an orderly shutdown consistent with requirements of U.S. and global defense customers.

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Airbus May Be Cutting A320 Production Due To COVID-19 Virus

Company Says It Is 'Monitoring The Situation'

Airbus may be preparing for a cut in production of its A320 airliners by as much as half for up to two quarters due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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DJI, Rosenbauer Global Partner On Digitalization Of Emergency Service Response

Aerial Perspective And Mobile Operation Management System Combine To Inform Deployment, Give Increased Situational Awareness, And Save Critical Time

Emergency scenarios will be able to be dealt with quicker, more safely and more efficiently thanks to a new strategic partnership between DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, and Rosenbauer International AG, the world-leading manufacturer of fire service vehicles and firefighting equipment. From today, the two companies will work together to bring the benefits of digital emergency response management to anyone involved in being called to tackle an emergency situation.

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FAA Takes A 'Major' Step Towards Return Of Supersonic Air Travel

Publishes NPRM To Set Noise Certification Standards

The FAA has taken a major step forward toward reintroducing supersonic commercial air travel with a proposed rulemaking to set noise certification standards for new supersonic aircraft.

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EAA, Sporty’s Open Doors To Aviation For More Than 75,000 Young People

Online Learning Option Sees Big Jump Among EAA Young Eagles

Another milestone was reached by the Experimental Aircraft Association this month, as a total of 75,000 Young Eagles have now taken the next step in their aviation journeys by enrolling in Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course after their EAA Young Eagles flights.

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Klyde Morris (04-06-20)

Even In The Midst Of A Pandemic, There's Still Opportunities To Commiserate Over SpaceX News

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Thrush Records Strong First Quarter Of 2020

Significant Growth In Both Staffing And Orders Get The Year Off To A Solid Start

Despite the recent impact of COVID-19 on virtually every facet of life at the present time, the new leadership team at Thrush Aircraft recorded a very strong first quarter as the first three months of the new year drew to a close. In addition, Thrush added additional staffing and capabilities during this time to support further growth in the year ahead.

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DroneUp Acquires AeroVista Innovations

Acquisition Adds Training To Complete Drone Solutions Momentum

DroneUp has acquired AeroVista Innovations, LLC (AVI) to provide full-service drone training to private and public sector organizations. DroneUp has acquired AVI’s assets, employees, and customer contracts, and will transition merged business operations into the DroneUp brand as The DroneUp Training Academy.

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Fortem Technologies Announces Shipment Of New DroneHunter F700

World’s Only Radar-Based Autonomous Interceptor Drone For Tracking And Stopping Dangerous Drones

Fortem Technologies has begun shipping its new AI-enabled F700 DroneHunter. In a world where jamming drones and drone swarms from the ground is no longer effective, the F700 stands alone as a safe, effective deterrent against the rising number of careless and criminal drones.

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Aviation Specialties Unlimited Announces Online Recurrent Training Program

Web-Based Courses Focused On Night Flight Using NVGs

To serve the training needs of first responders and essential staff flying at night using NVGs, Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU), announced today that they have developed a new instructor led web-based offering for required recurrent ground training.

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UAVOS & KACTS Successfully Demonstrate Remote Operation For UAS

Process Included All Phases Of Flight And Ground Operations

UAVOS, in collaboration with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudi Arabia, has developed and demonstrated a progressive flight control system capability for the Saker MALE UAS family. The flight of the Saker-1B UAS has been operated under remote control with no need for a ground control station at takeoff/landing site. With the sophisticated flight control system capability, UAS can automatically land in remote runways located thousands of kilometers away, where it is serviced by a crew before it takes off for an additional mission.

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ESA To Conduct BepiColombo Flyby Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Will Be The Last Time The Spacecraft Is Seen From Earth

Controllers at ESA’s mission control center are preparing for a gravity-assist flyby of the European-Japanese Mercury explorer BepiColombo. The maneuver, which will see the mission adjust its trajectory by harnessing Earth’s gravitational pull as it swings past the planet, will be performed amid restrictions ESA has implemented in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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NASA Selects Mission To Study Causes Of Giant Solar Particle Storms

SunRISE Is An Array Of Six CubeSats Operating As One Very Large Radio Telescope

NASA has selected a new mission to study how the Sun generates and releases giant space weather storms – known as solar particle storms – into planetary space. Not only will such information improve understanding of how our solar system works, but it ultimately can help protect astronauts traveling to the Moon and Mars by providing better information on how the Sun’s radiation affects the space environment they must travel through.

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Abionica Solutions, UAV Navigation Work Together For UAV Certification

Designed To Cover The Certification Needs Of UAV Navigation Customers

UAV Navigation, Spanish leader company in Flight Control Systems Solutions to UAVs, has signed a collaboration Agreement with Abionica Solutions, a specialized company in engineering systems, avionics and UAVs Certification areas, to achieve their customers’ systems certification.

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Warped Space-Time To Help WFIRST Find Exoplanets

Will Use A Technique Called 'Microlensing' To Find Potentially Habitable Worlds

NASA’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) will search for planets outside our solar system toward the center of our Milky Way galaxy, where most stars are. Studying the properties of exoplanet worlds will help us understand what planetary systems throughout the galaxy are like and how planets form and evolve.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.06.20): Contaminated Runway

Contaminated Runway A runway is considered contaminated whenever standing water, ice, snow, slush, frost in any form, heavy rubber, or other substances are present. A runway is contaminated with respect to rubber deposits or other friction-degrading substances when the average friction value for any 500-foot segment of the runway within the ALD fails below the recommended minimum friction level and the average friction value in the adjacent 500-foot segments falls below the maintenance planning friction level.

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ANN FAQ: Getting The Word Out

Things To Know When You Send A News Release

Aero-News gets hundreds of releases every week, ranging from industry giants like Boeing and Cessna to the smallest of flying clubs and the most quaint of air shows. After having seen the best and the worst in press releases over the years, we have some ideas to help companies do so much more to help themselves, both with ANN and with the general media.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.06.20)

Aero Linx: ABAA - Australian Business Aircraft Association The ABAA is a non-profit organisation that was formed to act as a collective voice for the business aviation community in Australia, and to assist its members in all aviation matters. The ABAA is a member of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), headquartered in Montreal, Canada and we have close ties with other Business Aircraft Associations such as the National Business Aviation Association, Washington, DC.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.06.20)

"Suspending operations at our vital military rotorcraft facilities is a serious step, but a necessary one for the health and safety of our employees and their communities. We're working closely with government and public health officials in the tri-state region. We're also in contact with our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders affected by this temporary suspension as we assist in the national effort to combat the spread of COVID-19." Source: Steve Parker, Vertical Lift vice president and general manager, and Philadelphia site senior executive, noting that Boeing is temporarily suspending production operations at its facilities in Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, in light of the company's continuous assessment of the spread of COVID-

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Airborne 04.06.20: First FlightDesign F2, Stratolaunch Tests, Pipistrel

Also: ERAU Free Online Courses, Orion Passes Tests, Boeing Shuts Philly, A320 Production

After rerouting from the cancelled Sun N’ Fun airshow, the very first F2-LSA has arrived at Flight Design USA headquarters in Connecticut. The F2 has completed ASTM and US LSA compliance testing, and serial production has started. The next F2’s are expected to arrive in the US by June 2020. F2 CS-23 and the F2 UL for Europe are expected to be certified by October 2020. The F2 series represents a next-generation effort for Flight Design as it expands its light aircraft offerings. F2 is an EASA CS-23 certified aircraft with an MTOW of 650 kg, or if flown as an SLSA or Ultralight -- 600 kg MTOW. Stratolaunch, a company that was founded by the late Paul Allen, is shifting its focus t

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April 05, 2020

Airborne 04.03.20: EAA-Sportys, AUS Suspends UAV Reg, A/C Registry Probs

Also: Raytheon-United Tech Merger, Aviation Database NPRM, Air Force Academy Tragedy, Crew Dragon Mockup Jettisoned

Another milestone was reached by EAA this month, as a total of 75,000 Young Eagles have now taken the next step in their aviation journeys by enrolling in Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course after their EAA Young Eagles flights. The online Sporty’s course is available free to all of the more than 2.2 million EAA Young Eagles as a follow-up to their initial introductory flight by volunteer EAA-member pilots. The course is a comprehensive online ground school, test prep, and flight trai

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NASA Adds Shannon Walker To First Operational Crewed SpaceX Mission

Will Spend Six Months Aboard The Station After Launch From U.S. Soil

NASA has assigned astronaut Shannon Walker to the first operational crewed flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station.

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GA-ASI Completes First Production-Representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian

First Flight Took Place On March 30 In California

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has completed the first production-representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). First flight of this aircraft took place on March 30, 2020 at GA-ASI’s Flight Operations Facility in El Mirage, California.

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Northwest UAV Is U.S. Distributor For Inertial Labs Technologies

Will Offer ILT's Positioning, Navigation, And Orientation Technologies

Northwest UAV has partnered with Inertial Labs to add their positioning, navigation, and orientation technologies to NWUAV’s list of UAS technologies and services. Maintaining a constant focus on providing the highest quality, Inertial Labs offers the best value, smallest, most accurate, and lowest power consumption products. This philosophy of product design and development perfectly aligns with Northwest UAV’s commitment to providing the highest quality and best value building blocks for the unmanned industry.

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Thousands Apply To Join NASA’s Artemis Generation

Newest Class Of Astronauts Will Be Announced In The Summer Of 2021

More than 12,000 people have applied to join NASA’s next clasas of astronauts, demonstrating strong national interest to take part in America’s plans to explore the Moon and take humanity’s next giant leap – human missions to Mars.

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Frasca Launches RTD Price Configurator

Helps Flight Schools Budget For The Flight Training Device

In response to increased requests for pricing information for their Reconfigurable Training Device (RTD), Frasca International has launched a pricing configurator which includes enhanced product details to simplify customer's research and buying process. The configurator will make it easier for those interested in the more affordable simulator to see how the RTD fits into their budget.

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FAA Certifies Onboard Systems Dual Cargo Hook Kits

Approved For Installation On Bell 206L & 407 Helicopters

The FAA has certified Dual Cargo Hook Kits developed by Onboard Systems International for installation on Bell 206L and 407 helicopters. These cargo hook systems meet the 14 CFR part 27 certification requirements for Human External Cargo (HEC) and have been designed as a dual installation of Onboard's TALON LC Hydraulic Hook.

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Profile: Chief Test Pilot for Airbus Defense And Space Geri Krähenbühl

'I'm the Lucky One - I Get to See the Sun'

As Chief Test Pilot for Airbus Defence and Space based in Manching, Geri Krähenbühl has one of the most fascinating jobs in the Eurofighter Consortium. He’s a man of vast experience, who has countless flying hours under his belt and is often the focal point at air shows and media events. But he insists his job is all about the team.

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Boeing Receives $1.5 Billion P-8A Poseidon Contract From U.S. Navy

Includes 18 Airplanes For Multiple Customers

The U.S. Navy awarded Boeing a $1.5 billion production contract for the next 18 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The contract includes eight aircraft for the U.S. Navy, six aircraft for the Republic of Korea Navy and four aircraft for the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.05.20): Contact Approach

Contact Approach An approach wherein an aircraft on an IFR flight plan, having an air traffic control authorization, operating clear of clouds with at least 1 mile flight visibility and a reasonable expectation of continuing to the destination airport in those conditions, may deviate from the instrument approach procedure and proceed to the destination airport by visual reference to the surface. This approach will only be authorized when requested by the pilot and the reported ground visibility at the destination airport is at least 1 statute mile.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.05.20)

Aero Linx: AsBAA - Asian Business Aviation Association The purpose of the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) is to promote the benefits of business aviation in Asia. We aim to help the companies who rely on business aviation aircraft succeed in the Asian market though advocacy, information, networking, coordination of messages among the members and business support services.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.05.20)

“We’re able to build such a strong astronaut corps at NASA because we have such a strong pool of applicants to choose from. It’s always amazing to see the diversity of education, experience and skills that are represented in our applicants. We are excited to start reviewing astronaut applications to identify the next class of astronaut candidates.” Source: Anne Roemer, manager of the Astronaut Selection Board and director of human resources at Johnson Space center, commenting on the more than 12,000 people who have applied to join NASA’s next class of astronauts, demonstrating strong national interest to take part in America’s plans to explore the Moon and take humanity’s next giant leap – hu

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April 03, 2020

Airborne 04.02.20: Sun 'n Fun Cancelled, Elixir Cert, Thrush 2020

Also: NASA Adds Shannon Walker, Gone West: Joe Clark, NASA’s Artemis, Spirit Airlines

The much-feared decision was made late yesterday... there will be no Sun ‘n Fun for 2020.... Another casualty of the global pandemic. Sun 'n Fun president and CEO John Leenhouts posted remarks on their website late Wednesday. "This year, we will serve those same communities by assisting in the defeat of the COVID-19 pandemic. We stand with our local, state, and national leaders in supporting the social distancing and other health practices that will bring this outbreak to a hal

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April 02, 2020

Airborne 04.01.20: April 1st Episode, Bloomberg-NASA, Sanders-BizAv, Space Force

Also: 737 MAX and CDC, ‘Steam Gauge’ Rating, OneAviation Bids For Cirrus, EAA Water Park

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg has announced that he will start his own commercial space company in an effort to spend the money he has earmarked for his Presidential campaign. But rather than start from scratch, he is making a bid for NASA. Bloomberg joins a small but growing club of billionaires who have made their fortune in the tech industry and then started launching rockets into space. But rather than build something from the ground up, Bloomberg is exploring what it would take to buy NASA from the

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Airborne 04.02.20: Sun 'n Fun Cancelled, Elixir Cert, Thrush 2020

Also: NASA Adds Shannon Walker, Gone West: Joe Clark, NASA’s Artemis, Spirit Airlines

The much-feared decision was made late yesterday... there will be no Sun ‘n Fun for 2020.... Another casualty of the global pandemic. Sun 'n Fun president and CEO John Leenhouts posted remarks on their website late Wednesday. "This year, we will serve those same communities by assisting in the defeat of the COVID-19 pandemic. We stand with our local, state, and national leaders in supporting the social distancing and other health practices that will bring this outbreak to a hal

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Airborne 03.30.20: Dornier Seastar 1st Flt, April 1st Episode, Flt Schools

Also: Bell 360 Invictus, BizAv Survival, 2019 Collier Trophy, SIB For ELT Batteries

The prototype SN1003, a New Generation of the Dornier Seastar amphibious aircraft successfully performed its first flight last week at Oberpfaffenhofen EDMO airport, Germany. The flight was performed by Dornier Seawings test pilot crew and took 31 minutes. The Seastar SN1003 attained the required approvals from EASA and LBA on 19 March 2020, this was a major milestone and achievement for the program. Wolfram Cornelius, Chief Test Pilot, noted that, “First flight was completed successfully and confirmed the nice han

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March 31, 2020

Airborne 03.30.20: Dornier Seastar 1st Flt, April 1st Episode, Flt Schools

Also: Bell 360 Invictus, BizAv Survival, 2019 Collier Trophy, SIB For ELT Batteries

The prototype SN1003, a New Generation of the Dornier Seastar amphibious aircraft successfully performed its first flight last week at Oberpfaffenhofen EDMO airport, Germany. The flight was performed by Dornier Seawings test pilot crew and took 31 minutes. The Seastar SN1003 attained the required approvals from EASA and LBA on 19 March 2020, this was a major milestone and achievement for the program. Wolfram Cornelius, Chief Test Pilot, noted that, “First flight was completed successfully and confirmed the nice han

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Airborne-Unmanned 03.31.20: BVLOS in Canada, UPS Flight Forward, Continental

Also: ANN’s April 1st Episode, Parrot And DroneLogbook, ‘Pandemic Drone’, AVIUS Air Delivery

MVT Geo-solutions and Iris Automation have been granted the first BVLOS Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) by Transport Canada using only onboard Detect-and-Avoid (DAA). The approval was granted based on the utilization of Iris Automation’s DAA system, called Casia, which provides commercial drones with automated collision avoidance maneuvers. The waiver permits flights within the UAS Center of Excellence’s controlled airspace Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) test r

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March 30, 2020

Klyde Morris (03.30.20)

Klyde Deals With The New Reality...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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December 31, 2019

SSJ100 Meets The European Standards For Controller-Pilot Digital Communication

Aircraft Will Be Additionally Equipped With Controller-Pilot Digital Private Communications System

SSJ100 aircraft has successfully completed test flights and proved the performance capability of ATN system in real conditions in Europe. The installation of this system is relevant primarily for the operators flying to EU countries. Equipping of all civil passenger aircraft with ATN system starting from February, 2020 is a mandatory requirement of the European aviation authorities for flight operations in various European countries above FL285.

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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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