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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Garmin Sues uAvionix Over Patent Infringement

Says Smaller Company Appropriated ADS-B Technology

Garmin has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against uAvionix, saying the smaller company has taken its ADS-B technology without its permission. The patent in question is referred to as the '301 patent. According to court documents, uAvionix and Garmin entered into talks related to drones. But the filing by Garmin alleges that uAvionix had taken its ADS-B technology without permission. At the same time, Garmin is well-known as a 600-pound Gorilla that knows how to throw its weight around and has been accused of being an industry bully for years... it's up to the courts to decide whether Garmin is playing aggrieved party or bully.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Airborne 08.17.18: Best SportPlanes, FAA Killing HIWAS?, New Blue Angel Planes

Also: CTS First PW2000, Hypersonic Weapon Contract, Nat'l Airspace System Book, Alaska Accident

In light of the increasing use of questionable marketing and some deceptive tactics by companies like Icon Aircraft and Cirrus, ANN has attempted to cut through the fog and list companies and aircraft we feel comfortable in recommending to our readers and viewers. This year, we’re pleased to report a solid and growing list of great planes and companies that deserve your consideration, and that we’re also attempting to ease your chores by adding an ‘Integrity rating” to our evaluation process to indicate the confidence we have in the data and companies we evaluate. The FAA is requesting public comment on the agency's proposal to discontinue the Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS). According to the Federal Register, Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

AMA Drone Report 08.16.18: Model Av Politics, MultiGP Int'l, Drone Chute

Also: Illinois Drone Rules, San Diego FD, 2018 UAS Summit & Expo, Drone Ops over DOD Facilities

The aero-political scene remains active and a bit frustrating but AMA remains an active participant in important model aviation issues. AMA tells us that, “The AMA Government Affairs team has been working persistently with lawmakers this year to ensure our hobby is protected in FAA reauthorization legislation. The Senate’s August recess gave our team a few days to adjust our strategy towards preserving Section 336 and to address some state and local concerns.” The largest professional drone racing league in the world hosted the biggest drone sports gathering in history last week. The 2nd annual MultiGP International Open took place Aug. 8-12 at the Academy of Model Aeronautics headquarters in Muncie, Indiana, USA. The week long event attracted the best pilots from all over the

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Flying Blind: How A Drone Can Soar Without Using GPS

University Of Washington Researchers Develop Backup System For Unmanned Aircraft

Drones use GPS to find their way without a pilot. But GPS signals can be easily blocked by tall skyscrapers or trees — leaving drones lost. Now researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new method that gives aircraft a backup system in case GPS fails: An antenna on the ground that can tell a drone where it is. The team successfully tested their system in June.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

It's ALIVE! 2018 AirVenture Innovation Preview Program Now Available

Get The Inside Details On THE Most Exciting NEW Innovations And Product Announcements From OSHKOSH 2018...

The staff of EAA and the Aero-News Network were pleased to release the latest in a series of novel Aero-TV/Airborne programs designed to draw attention to the most innovative and aggressively oriented companies in the aviation universe -- and most particularly, those with REAL news to impart at AirVenture 2018. ANN and EAA have joined together again to present the highly successful "AirVenture Innovation Preview," (which we call the "AIP", for short), to highlight the incredibly innovative and news-making products that provide the 'BUZZ factor' at AirVenture 2018. Not only have we got the BUZZ nailed down, you can see it for yourself RIGHT NOW… and have been able to do so since several hours before the AirVenture gates were officially opened.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report From Alaska Accident August 4

National Park Service Will Not Attempt Recovery Of The Aircraft

The NTSB has released its preliminary report from an accident which occurred on August 4 in which a single-engine, de Havilland DHC-2 (Beaver) airplane, N323KT, sustained substantial damage during an impact with steep, high altitude, snow-covered terrain about 50 miles northwest of Talkeetna, Alaska, in Denali National Park and Preserve. The airplane was registered to Rust Properties, LLC and operated by Rust's Flying Service Inc, doing business as K2 Aviation as a visual flight rules on-demand commercial air tour flight. The commercial pilot and four passengers sustained fatal injuries.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

JetBlue Announces Board Of Director Appointments

B. Ben Baldanza And Sarah Robb O'Hagan Approved Unanimously By The Board

JetBlue Airways has announced the appointment of B. Ben Baldanza and Sarah Robb O'Hagan to its Board of Directors. The independent director appointments are effective immediately, following unanimous approval by the company’s Board of Directors.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Drones Help Oklahoma Farmers Fight Wild Pig Problem

Animals Can Cause $2 Billion In Crop Damage In The State

Drones are being used in an experiment being conducted by the Choctaw Nation in central Oklahoma to combat crop damage caused by wild pigs in the state.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Klyde Morris (08.20.18)

Klyde Deals With Two Different Aero-Cultures...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

BFA Advocates Against Balloon Amendment In FAA Bill

Would End Exclusion For Balloon Pilots From Medical Certificate Requirements

The Balloon Federation of America is urging its members to contact members of the U.S. Senate concerning certain language in the FAA Reauthorization bill currently waiting action in the U.S. Senate.

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