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Sun, Jan 20, 2019

Airborne 01.18.19: Pipistrel Adventurer, Airlander 10, Iridium NEXT

Also: Canadian Filmmaker Opposed to New Regs, EMAS Technology, BRS Aerospace, VSE Aviation Acquires 1st Choice

One hundred years ago, in 1919, saw the first successful flight from England to Australia. The Great Air Race (GAR) for 2019 presents a unique and major opportunity to commemorate the centenary of that historic event. Capitalizing on a concept initially proposed by a well–known Australian aviator and adventurer Dick Smith AC, the 2019 Centenary Great Air Race will be targeting innovative, new aviation technologies with the lowest environmental impact. This concept will push the boundaries of current aviation technology, and the resources and the expertise that is required to design and fly such an aircraft on this 18,000 nautical mile adventure. Several Pipistrel dealers have entered the GAR, flying a new model specifically fine-tuned for this competition. The new Pi

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Sun, Jan 20, 2019

Airborne 01.18.19: Pipistrel Adventurer, Airlander 10, Iridium NEXT

Also: Canadian Filmmaker Opposed to New Regs, EMAS Technology, BRS Aerospace, VSE Aviation Acquires 1st Choice

One hundred years ago, in 1919, saw the first successful flight from England to Australia. The Great Air Race (GAR) for 2019 presents a unique and major opportunity to commemorate the centenary of that historic event. Capitalizing on a concept initially proposed by a well–known Australian aviator and adventurer Dick Smith AC, the 2019 Centenary Great Air Race will be targeting innovative, new aviation technologies with the lowest environmental impact. This concept will push the boundaries of current aviation technology, and the resources and the expertise that is required to design and fly such an aircraft on this 18,000 nautical mile adventure. Several Pipistrel dealers have entered the GAR, flying a new model specifically fine-tuned for this competition. The new Pi

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Sun, Jan 20, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 01.15.19: New CA Regs, State Farm Waiver, Indemnis Chute

Also: Heathrow Drone Sighting, DJI Smart Remote Controller, Hydrogen Multi-Rotor UAV, Northwest UAV

Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, has announced Canada’s new rules for remotely piloted aircraft systems. The new rules, which will come into force on June 1, 2019, apply to all drone pilots flying drones between 250 grams and 25 kilograms that are operated within the drone pilot’s visual-line-of-sight, regardless of whether the drone is flown for fun, work or research. The new simplified rules reflect significant consultations with Canadians and the industry. The final regulations introduce two main categories of drone operation: basic and advanced. The categories are based on distance from bystanders and airspace rules. State Farm has reportedly been granted the first national waiver to any company in the U.S. by the FAA. The national waiver allows State Farm to conduct drone operat

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Sun, Jan 20, 2019

AMA Drone Report 01.17.19: DJI Smart Controller, UVify Swarm, Indemnis Chute

Also: Heathrow Drone Paranoia, GDU SAGA, New UK Drone Regs, State Farm Waiver

DJI introduced a new remote controller for its drones at CES 2019. The Smart Controller features an ultra-bright display screen and controls optimized for DJI drones. Using a 5.5” screen built into the controller itself, the Smart Controller allows pilots to quickly get their drone in the air without the need to connect a mobile device. It can be paired with DJI's newest drones including Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro which use DJI's OcuSync 2.0 video transmission system, displaying vivid images in Full HD resolution. UVify has unveiled its IFO swarm lightshow drone at CES in Las Vegas. After reviewing the existing lightshow swarm drones currently available, UVify decided to build the IFO swarm lightshow drone from the ground up to be "the longest flying and most efficient in its class." According to

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Sun, Jan 20, 2019

Universities Space Research Association Establishes 'Earth From Space Institute'

Appoints Miguel Román Founding Director

Universities Space Research Association (USRA) has established the "Earth from Space Institute" (EfSI) and  appointed Dr. Miguel O. Román as the founding director of the institute.

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Sun, Jan 20, 2019

Global Trek Aviation To Open New FBO At Cardiff International Airport

Targeted For April, 2019 Opening

FBO specialists Global Trek Aviation, already established at Belfast International (EGAA) is expanding its successful brand by opening a second Executive Jet Center, at Cardiff International Airport (EGFF), the Capital Airport for Wales.

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Sun, Jan 20, 2019

JetBlue Is Donating 50 Flights To The Nature Conservancy

Will Allow Scientists To Travel To The Caribbean To Further Research And Help Conserve Coral Reefs

JetBlue and The Nature Conservancy have released a new report focusing on the connection between natural resources and tourism. The report’s results revealed that the Caribbean is more dependent on tourism than any other region across the globe and highlights new data on the benefits that coral reefs provide to the travel industry and the region’s economy.

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Sun, Jan 20, 2019

GAMA Bids Farewell To EASA’s Trevor Woods

Welcomes New Certification Director Rachel Daeschler

GAMA has released a statement following the retirement of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Certification Director Trevor Woods, and the appointment of his successor, Rachel Daeschler.

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Sun, Jan 20, 2019

Sikorsky Presents $10,000 Check To Make-A-Wish Foundation

Funds Raised Through T-Shirt Sales By The Sikorsky Air Fire Department

Sikorsky has presented a check for $10,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Sikorsky president Dan Schultz presented the check to Make-A-Wish Connecticut president and CEO Pamela Keough with the donation from funds raised by the Sikorsky Air Fire Department from T-shirt sales over the 2018 holiday season.

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Sun, Jan 20, 2019

Team Of Telescopes Finds X-Ray Engine Inside Mysterious Supernova

New Paper Has Been Accepted For Publication In The Astrophysical Journal

ESA’s high-energy space telescopes Integral and XMM-Newton have helped to find a source of powerful X-rays at the centre of an unprecedentedly bright and rapidly evolving stellar explosion that suddenly appeared in the sky earlier this year.

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