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Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Airborne 04.16.14: Red Bull Race Results, BFA v FAA, B-29's New Home

Also: Aero-TV Classic-Ballooning, Dassault UCAV Formation, Black Knight Transformer, Save Jane Wicker's Aurora!

It was a day full of surprises in Rovinj, Croatia, as Hannes Arch won a very narrow victory over Paul Bonhomme. The winning margin was just eight-hundredths of a second. Japan's Yoshi Muroya made the podium for the first time in his race career after pushing Canada's Pete McLeod into fourth place. The Balloon Federation of America (BFA) Board of Directors has released an official statement regarding the NTSB's recommendation to the FAA that balloon tour ride operators be required to obtain and comply with a Letter of Authorization. The AT Black Knight Transformer completed driving tests in December 2013 and completed its first flight tests last month. The Black Knight Transformer is the world’s largest multicopter that is controlled and stabilized with propeller speed. The aircraft has a maximum takeoff weight of 4,400 lb. All thi

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Thu, Apr 17, 2014

ANN FAQ: Feel The Propwash!

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We know you, like many of our readers, make it a point to check out the latest news and information daily on Aero-News... but did you know that we will also bring the news to you, for free? (Why? Because we're nice guys, that's why!)

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Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.17.14)

"With nearly 50 missions on manifest, SpaceX will maximize the use of pad 39A to the benefit of both the commercial launch industry as well as the American taxpayer." Source: Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of SpaceX.

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Thu, Apr 17, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.17.14): High Wind Warning

This product is issued by the National Weather Service when high wind speeds may pose a hazard or is life threatening.

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Thu, Apr 17, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.17.14)

Airport Webcam Locator

Look at current and live Webcam views at airports in the US and other countries, with links to those airport homepages.

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Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Airborne 04.16.14: Red Bull Race Results, BFA v FAA, B-29's New Home

Also: Aero-TV Classic-Ballooning, Dassault UCAV Formation, Black Knight Transformer, Save Jane Wicker's Aurora!

It was a day full of surprises in Rovinj, Croatia, as Hannes Arch won a very narrow victory over Paul Bonhomme. The winning margin was just eight-hundredths of a second. Japan's Yoshi Muroya made the podium for the first time in his race career after pushing Canada's Pete McLeod into fourth place. The Balloon Federation of America (BFA) Board of Directors has released an official statement regarding the NTSB's recommendation to the FAA that balloon tour ride operators be required to obtain and comply with a Letter of Authorization. The AT Black Knight Transformer completed driving tests in December 2013 and completed its first flight tests last month. The Black Knight Transformer is the world’s largest multicopter that is controlled and stabilized with propeller speed. The aircraft has a maximum takeoff weight of 4,400 lb. All thi

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Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Aero-TV: Active Winglets -- Tamarack Aerospace Partners with Cessna

Innovative Aerodynamic Technologies Produce Game-Changing Results

At the NBAA 2013 convention, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell had a chance to talk with Tamarack Aerospace Group about their partnership with the Cessna to provide winglet modifications for certain Cessna jet models. Nick Guida, founder and president of Tamarack Aerospace Group explained to Jim the uniqueness of their product.

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Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Airborne 04.14.14: Google Buys Titan, Diesel Archer, C4 Avionics

Also: Scorpion's 1st 50 Hours,Pilatus Sales Record, Classic Aero-TV: Ballooning, XCOR Progress Update, Another TSA Screw-Up

Just as we were tucking this episode of Airborne away, we received confirmation that Google had acquired UAV Startup, Titan Aerospace, run by Eclipse Founder, Vern Raburn. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted an STC to Piper Aircraft and the Continental Motors Group for the installation of the Centurion 2.0S diesel engine aboard Piper Archer aircraft. Ground and flight tests on the Piper Archer, powered by a Centurion 155 horsepower Jet-A compression ignition engine, were conducted from Technify’s airport facility at Altenburg, Germany. If looks could kill and a name means anything, you’ve just got to love the Textron AirLand Scorpion. The company says it has now completed 50 hours of flight time since the start of flight testing. Flight Design has announced the last major component and supplier

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Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Klyde Morris (04.14.14)

Klyde's Not Impressed With The Younger Generation

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Airborne 04.11.14: Lear 85 Flies, FAA v UAVs-Again, CAMA Demands Med Oversight

Also: Mooney Rebirth, Barnstorming: Lessons From Lakeland, Another Airport Under Attack By NIMBY Politico, Solar Impulse2!

The Learjet 85 aircraft has successfully completed its first flight that marks the start of the aircraft’s flight test program leading up to the first customer delivery. The flight departed from Wichita-Mid Continent International Airport and lasted approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Once again the FAA has gone after drone flying as if they actually had regulations to control it. Only last month, an NTSB judge ruled that the FAA did not have control over drone flights because they have not gone through a regulatory process to control them. The Civil Aviation Medical Association (CAMA) representing doctors who perform FAA medical exams, are pushing back against proposed legislation that would do away with a requirement for a third class medical certificate for some pilots. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Ai

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