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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Electric-Flight Record Heralds New Era Of Aviation

Walter Extra Sets Record For Time To Climb To 3,000 Meters

Walter Extra, the famous aerobatics pilot behind the Extra series of aerobatic planes, has set an FAI world record in the new field of Electric-powered planes.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

APFA President Calls On Chao To Reverse NAI Approval

Calls 'Lame Duck' Decision A 'Potential Disaster For America's Airlines'

Bob Ross, National President of APFA, the world's largest independent Flight Attendant union, has called on Secretary of Transportation nominee Elaine Chao to reverse the Obama administration’s eleventh-hour approval of Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application to begin US operations.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

AeroSports Update: The Issue Of Running Out Of Fuel

Running An Airplane Out Of Fuel Is An Inexcusable Error, But It Still Happens

The loss of LaMia Airline flight 2933 in Columbia late last month has once again raised the specter of an aircraft running out of fuel. At this time, no official finding has been published, but initial evidence is leading to speculation that fuel starvation led to this crash. Despite the fact that recreational flyers are operating small aircraft, both small aircraft and airline operating rules address minimum fuel planning criteria.    

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Yuneec Releases Breeze First-Person View Controller For Immersive Flying Experie

Breeze First-Person View Controller Enhances Flying Accuracy And Turns Smart Device Into Display Screen

Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, has announced the availability of its all-new Breeze First-Person View Controller, creating a new means to pilot the "ultimate flying camera."

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

U.K. Airport Faces Closure

Stratford District Council Continues Fight To Protect Businesses At Wellesbourne Airfield

Stratford-on-Avon District Council is continuing its fight to help save businesses at Wellesbourne Airfield from closure.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Contract Awarded To Design A Hangar For Future Air Force One Aircraft

Facility To Be Built At Joint Base Andrews For $250 Million

Despite President-elect Donald Trump chastising Boeing for the cost of new Air Force One aircraft on order, Naval Facilities Engineering Command awarded a $250 million contract for the architectural and engineering services for the Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization (PAR) Complex to the FBS-Pond Joint Venture.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Nose Gear Collapses On Skywest Flight During Emergency Landing At San Antonio

Was En Route From Chicago To Monterrey, Mexico

The pilot of a Skywest airplane operating as United Express flying from Chicago to Monterrey, Mexico was forced to make an emergency landing at San Antonio, TX Sunday after problems arose with the plane's landing gear.

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Airborne 12.08.16: Trump v AF1, Gordon Bennett Cup 2017, Skydiving At Casa Grande

Also: Intoxicated Pilot, Seaplane Pilots, AEA/EASA, Drones As Lifesavers, ISS Update, T-50A Flight Ops, Safran

President-elect, Donald Trump set the world of aviation and the media slightly off center when he tweeted the following: “Boeing is building a brand-new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!” Then, during an impromptu television interview following his tweet, Mr. Trump said "Well, the plane is totally out of control. It's gonna be over 4 billion dollars - and, I think it's ridiculous. I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. We want Boeing to make a lot of money but not that much money." Here’s a report for our aviation minded friends who are looking for an excuse to travel to a beautiful location. From September 7 through the 16th, 2017, Gruyères, Switzerland will host the 61st Gordon Bennett Aeronautical World Cup, which is the oldest gas balloon race i

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Airborne 12.07.16: SpaceShipTwo Free Flt, Newest Tecnam, Hurricane Hunters Move

Also: Chelan Seaplanes Debacle, Electrifying E-Fest, Delta's New Airbus, Orion Update, ACSS NXT-700, Flyht, Duncan Aviation

The newest SpaceShipTwo flew free of its mother ship for the first time, just a few days ago. VSS Unity was piloted by Mark Stucky and Dave Mackay. Over the course of the 1 hour 20 minute flight, of which 10 minutes was the free flight of SpaceShipTwo, the pilots, mission controllers, and ground crews collected valuable data. The test flight was the fifth flight of VSS Unity following several recent Captive Carry flights. Tecnam has introduced what they say is a substantially updated and improved Mark-2 version of the company’s popular light sport eligible P2002 Sierra. The Tecnam P2002 Sierra Mark-2 retains all of its flying qualities, but now offers an improved cabin for greater comfort, top level avionics, new paint colors and interior options, and a

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Thu, Dec 08, 2016

FAA Proposes $218,700 Civil Penalty Against Resorts World Companies

Allegedly Conducted Unauthorized Air Carrier Operations

The FAA has proposed a $218,700 civil penalty against Resorts World Aviation and Resorts World Bimini for allegedly flying passengers without an FAA air carrier certificate or with pilots who had not been trained and checked for commercial operations.  

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