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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Australian Defence Force Selects GA-ASI’s MQ-9B For Project Air 7003

First Deliveries Expected Early In 2020

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has been advised that the Australian Government has selected GA-ASI’s MQ-9B SkyGuardian variant to provide the Armed RPAS for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) under Project Air 7003. This follows the Government’s announcement in November 2018 that GA-ASI would provide Armed RPAS to the ADF. The ADF expects to take first delivery in the early 2020s.

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.08.19): Hazardous Weather Information

Hazardous Weather Information Summary of significant meteorological information (SIGMET/WS), convective significant meteorological information (convective SIGMET/WST), urgent pilot weather reports (urgent PIREP/UUA), center weather advisories (CWA), airmen’s meteorological information (AIRMET/WA) and any other weather such as isolated thunderstorms that are rapidly developing and increasing in intensity, or low ceilings and visibilities that are becoming widespread which is considered significant and are not included in a current hazardous weather advisory.

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

ANN FAQ: How Do I Become A News Spy?

We're Everywhere... Thanks To You!

Even with the vast resources and incredibly far-reaching scope of the Aero-News Network, every now and then a story that should be reported on slips through our fingers. There's a lot of news out there, and sometimes we just don't get to all of it... so we came up with the idea of News Spies.

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (12.08.19)

Aero Linx: The Vintage Aircraft Association (VAA) Our members include pilots, mechanics and non-pilots. The Vintage Aircraft Association (VAA) brings together people from around the world who share a common interest in the aircraft of yesteryear. Plain and simple, we are all lovers of vintage aircraft. We are the largest organization in the world dedicated to the preservation and restoration of vintage aircraft. This common bond is sustained by our local chapters, activities, and and publications. Our beautiful full-color magazine, Vintage Airplane, is published six times per year and is a major member benefit. Since we were established in 1971, Vintage has been working to keep aviation history alive.

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Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (12.08.19)

“This first data from Parker reveals our star, the Sun, in new and surprising ways. Observing the Sun up close rather than from a much greater distance is giving us an unprecedented view into important solar phenomena and how they affect us on Earth, and gives us new insights relevant to the understanding of active stars across galaxies. It’s just the beginning of an incredibly exciting time for heliophysics with Parker at the vanguard of new discoveries.” Source: Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for science at NASA Headquarters in Washington, discussing how 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.

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Sat, Dec 07, 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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Sat, Dec 07, 2019

The World’s First ISO Approved Drone Safety Standards Announced

Follows A 12-Month Period Of Consultation With Stakeholders

The world’s first ISO approved drone standards have been announced by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) following a 12-month period of consultation with drone professionals, academics, businesses and the general public.

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Sat, Dec 07, 2019

United Airlines Announces Leadership Transition

Oscar Munoz, CEO, To Become Executive Chairman Of The Board Of Directors

United Airlines today announced that Oscar Munoz, Chief Executive Officer, will transition to the role of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of United Airlines Holdings, Inc. in May 2020. As CEO, Munoz has transformed United's culture and set new standards of operational and financial performance. J. Scott Kirby, president, will succeed Munoz as Chief Executive Officer.

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Sat, Dec 07, 2019

Flightdocs Opens New Office In Toronto, Canada

Will All Better Service For General And Business Aviation Operators

Flightdocs, a provider of maintenance tracking, flight operations, and inventory management software solutions for flight departments around the world, is expanding its international footprint with the opening of a permanent office in Toronto, Canada.  "This expansion supports the Flightdocs' strategic growth plan allowing for the strengthening of current customer relationships as well as expanding our global sales support coverage," said Rick Heine, CEO and Chairman.

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Sat, Dec 07, 2019

City Of Mississauga Welcomes New Bombardier Global Manufacturing Center

The New Facility Will Have The Capacity To Build Up To 100 Aircraft A Year

Bombardier has announced that Mississauga in Ontario, Canada will be home to a new global manufacturing center for its Global business jets. The 41.2 acre facility will be located on Toronto Pearson Lands.

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