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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Airborne 12.06.19: Cora eVTOL, Battle of Britain, B777 Repo

Also: Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation, IFR Checkride Webinar, Heli SAFO, DA42 MT-Prop, NORAD

Boeing and Kitty Hawk have rebooted their joint eVTOL project, rolling out a new brand for the Cora program. Now known as "Wisk", the new website explains that the recently-established company is a joint venture between The Boeing Company and Kitty Hawk Corporation. The aircraft is still called "Cora". The aircraft features a vertical lift system that includes 12 independent rotors. Each direct drive motor combination has only one moving part: the fan. Flight tests have shown that an issue with one rotor is automatically handled with no discernible change in the flight path. A unique public event on August 18, 2020 will commemorate the 80th anniversary of The Battle of Britain, the first campaign of WWII to be fought entirely in the air. Biggin Hill played a significant role in the battle, which culminated on

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

AMA Drone Report 12.05.19: Drone Thieves, JetQuad, SkyPixel And DJI

Also: Helios Visions, DoJ v Drones, $100,000 AMA Grant, Airborne Drone Programming Upgrades

Two thieves broke into Atlanta Hobby Shop in Forsyth, GA on November 30 and made off with about $81,000 in high-end drones, according to the owner of the store. The entire incident only took about four minutes. Atlanta Hobby owner Cliff Whitney said the thieves apparently were familiar with the store. They broke in, went immediately to the light switch, and knew right were to go for the highest-dollar items. The thieves wore concealing clothing, but the entire incident was captured on the store's security cameras. The thieves also stole toys from the "Toys for Tots" box in which the store was collecting donations for Christmas. Fusion Flight has been developing a turbine-powered VTOL drone that it compares to a "scaled-down version of the Harrier Jump-Jet". The AB5 JetQuad is a new type of aircraft, accordi

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 12.03.19: Elbit MAGNI, NATO Alliance XC, Noodles by Drone

Also: Helios Visions, Gray Eagle ER, Urban Traffic Management, Drone Standards MOU

Elbit Systems is launching MAGNI, a fully autonomous and robust Multi-Rotor VTOL UAS that is designed to significantly enhance the situational awareness capabilities of mobile forces. Compact and light-weight (5.5 pounds) MAGNI enables rapid deployment and launch (in less than 1 minute) from any combat vehicle transforming it to an effective intelligence gathering platform. The MAGNI system includes a thermal payload, a communications suite (dual S-Band or LTE), an automatic coordinate tracking capability as well as a built-in interface with Battle Management Systems (BMS). Carrying up to 350gr of payloads it offers a range of up to 1.62 nautical miles, a maximum operational altitude of 4000 feet and 30 minutes of endurance. Northrop Grumman has successfully ferried the first of five NATO Alliance Ground Surveillanc

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Nabil Naoumi Appointed New President Of The ICAO Air Navigation Commission

Will Serve A One-Year Renewable Term

The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has appointed Mr. Nabil Naoumi to a one-year renewable term as president of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC), the UN civil aviation organization’s main technical review body.

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

First NASA Parker Solar Probe Results Reveal Surprising Details About Our Sun

Data Reported In Four Papers Published In The Journal 'Nature'

The Sun is revealing itself in dramatic detail and shedding light on how other stars may form and behave throughout the universe – all thanks to NASA's Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft is enduring scorching temperatures to gather data, which are being shared for the first time in four new papers that illuminate previously unknown and only-theorized characteristics of our volatile celestial neighbor.

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Premier Aviation Joins Avfuel-Branded Network

New FBO Opens At Elmira-Corning Regional Airport

Avfuel Corporation announces it welcomed Premier Aviation at Elmira-Corning Regional Airport (KELM) to its branded network of FBOs. The brand-new FBO option at KELM offers guests flying to New York state-of-the-art facilities, including expansive passenger and pilot areas, a quiet room, meeting space, and ample hangar space.

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

JetBlue Scholars Reaches A Milestone – 250 Degrees Conferred

Employer-Sponsored College Degree Program Hits That Mark In Just Three Years

JetBlue is celebrating the latest milestone for its award-winning employer-sponsored education program – 250 degrees conferred in just three years. JetBlue’s innovative model goes beyond the traditional tuition reimbursement method. JetBlue Scholars launched in 2016 offering the airline’s crewmembers an opportunity to earn fully accredited undergraduate college degrees, with JetBlue covering most of the cost. JetBlue Scholars now also includes a pathway for crewmembers to earn master’s degrees at discounted and affordable rates.

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

NASA, French Space Laser Measures Massive Migration Of Ocean Animals

Research Conducted Using Cloud-Aerosol Lidar And Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (CALIPSO) Satellite

Every night, under the cover of darkness, countless small sea creatures – from squid to krill – swim from the ocean depths to near the surface to feed. This vast animal migration – the largest on the planet and a critical part of Earth’s climate system – has been observed globally for the first time thanks to an unexpected use of a space-based laser.

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Jet Linx Launches Flight Funds Program To Culminate Its 20th Anniversary

Private Jet Company Introduces New Cash Back Program To Reward Its Valued Clients

Jet Linx, the preeminent private jet management and Jet Card membership company in the United States, today announced the release of Flight Funds, a new and pioneering rewards program available exclusively for Jet Linx clients.

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Van Don International Airport In Vietnam Honored

Named 'World's Leading New Airport 2019'

Van Don International Airport in northeast Vietnam has been named "World's Leading New Airport 2019" at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA), which were held in Muscat, Oman.

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