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ANN and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, the world’s largest nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community, are pleased to announce the debut of the next step in comprehensive aviation and aerospace news coverage: Airborne Unmanned, video coverage dedicated specifically to all things unmanned. The covers the latest news and information of interest to the entire unmanned systems and robotics community and will be available through AUVSI, ANN, YouTube, Vimeo, and dozens of other syndication partners. A letter sent to DOT Secretary Elaine Chao by U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) supports Chao's call, issued during her recent confirmation hearings, for a “national discussion” regarding modernization of the nation's air traffic control system. In their letter, the lawmakers note that any decision regarding ATC modernization carries significant ramifications for millions of aviation stakeholders, from such diverse areas as GA pilots, manufacturers and support workers, to employees with the FAA, the airlines, the military, commercial space operators, remote aircraft operators and others. Jeff Bezos is thinking way beyond suborbital flights by his space company Blue Origin. The Internet billionaire has proposed sending a robotic lander to the south pole of the Moon by 2020, which could lead to "Amazon-like" deliveries to a future lunar human colony. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 03.08.17 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Wednesday, March 8th, 2017... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Hosts Brianne Cross, Christopher Odom, and Laura Hutson, and is supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalist Tom Patton, this episode covers:
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U.S. Senators Support Call For 'National Discussion' On ATC Modernization
Jeff Bezos Has His Sights Set On The Moon
Grandson Of Enola Gay Pilot Receives Substantial Promotion
Classic Aero-TV: Paula Derks Part 1 - Avionics Talk With No Holds Barred
CMA-6800 Display Granted STC On The S-76B/C Helicopter
Air Evac Adds Seven Frasca Bell 206/407 AATDs to Enhance Flight Safety
Air Force To Retire MQ-1 Predator Drone, Transition To MQ-9 Reaper
Google Loon Balloon Falls Into A Forest In Brazil
Washington State House Approves Aviation-Themed License Plate
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