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Tue, Feb 19, 2019

Airborne 02.15.19: Sun Flyer 2, AirVenture Celebrates 747, SnF Drone Show

Also: 'Mars One' Kaput, Embraer Delivers, Hartzell Engine Technologies, Phoenix Skydive Center Wins

Bye Aerospace’s electric Sun Flyer 2 successfully completed the first official flight test with a Siemens electric propulsion motor February 8 at Centennial Airport, south of Denver, CO. The Sun Flyer family of aircraft, including the 2-seat Sun Flyer 2 and the 4-seat Sun Flyer 4, aim to be the first FAA-certified, practical, all-electric airplanes to serve the flight training and general aviation markets. Siemens will provide electric propulsion systems for the Sun Flyer 2 airplane—the 57 lb.-SP70D motor with a 90kW peak rating (120 HP), and a continuous power setting of up to 70kW (94 HP). The 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747 will be celebrated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. The 67th annual EAA fly-in convention is July 22-28 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. It is

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Tue, Feb 19, 2019

AMA Drone Report 02.14.19: AMA Expo East, Altitude Angel, Sun ‘n Fun Drone Show

Also: Oklahoma Legislature, Corona CA PD Deploys, National Model Aviation Museum

Finally! This year’s rendition of AMA’s Expo East is right around the corner. Despite the dreary winter weather surrounding many of us, there is much to look forward to a month from now... including AMA Expo East, the second year that AMA has run this special event. This three-day expo provides a world-class display of the latest and greatest products for the modeling enthusiast and fun activities the whole family can enjoy, including flying demonstrations, model rocket and plane build-and-fly stations – as well as interactive displays, static model competitions and guest speakers. With 100+ exhibitors and expert modelers on hand, the expo will be entertaining for the novice and experienced modeler alike. Taking place at Secaucus New Jersey’s Meadowlands Exposition Center, this year’s ren

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Tue, Feb 19, 2019

European Regional Airline flybmi Abruptly Ceases Operation

Leaves Hundreds Of Passengers Stranded, Cites Carbon Tax And Brexit As Contributing Factors

British Midland Regional Limited, the East Midlands-based airline which operates as flybmi, abruptly ceased operations on Saturday and is filing for administration.

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Tue, Feb 19, 2019

FAA Establishes Restrictions On Drone Operations Over DOJ And DOD Facilities

Most Are Federal Correctional Facilities And Hospitals

At the request of its federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security sensitive facilities by establishing temporary unmanned aircraft system (UAS) specific flight restrictions.

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Tue, Feb 19, 2019

The True Story Of Being A Kid During The Early Space Age

'Growing Up With Spaceflight: Apollo Part One' Is An Amazon Best Seller

Elite Online Publishing has announced its newest bestselling author; Wes Oleszewski. Wes’s book, “Growing Up With Spaceflight: Apollo Part One”, quickly climbed the charts to become a number one bestseller on the day of its release, February 12, 2019.

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Tue, Feb 19, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 02.12.19: Drone Appraisal, Stratospheric HiDron, DCGA Approval

Also: UK BVLOS Experimentation, Drone Delivery Canada, Smallest Asteroid Visit, Sinclair College UAS Training

NE Florida’s St. Johns County is one of the state's most rapidly-growing regions. In an effort to keep up with appraisals of new construction in the county and ensure compliance, the Property Appraiser has turned to drones to help in its assessment of value. The aircraft are deployed for multiple reasons, including compliance with building permits and tracking lots that may soon be added to the tax rolls. In 2018, St. Johns County added 4,300 new residential properties to its tax base. UAVOS and Stratodynamics Aviation have completed flights tests of the HiDron earth observation platform called an altitude of 82,000 ft. HiDron also carried an atmospheric measurement system. The night-time flight lasted 4 hours, including the one-hour weather balloon launch period with an average clim

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Tue, Feb 19, 2019

Counting Down! ANN's Infamous April 1st Edition Is Back--With A Vengeance!

Send Us Your Wacky Ideas NOW!

ANN E-I-C Note: Folks... we gotta warn you... our Annual April 1st Editions are LEGENDARY -- and after a break last year (due to a death in the family) we intend that this WILL be our best April 1st Edition yet. Based on all the nonsense we've had to endure over the years (which we are duty-bound to lampoon), we certainly have good reason for that... so if you have any ideas of your own as to how to heighten the insanity, this is your CHANCE. We need YOUR ideas for how we might step up the insanity for 2019! I kid you not... as I look over all the stories we've already prepped, we are going to cause serious keyboard damage as people snort their soft drinks all over the place when they start reading this year's edition. This COULD BE OUR BEST YET! As always... NO ONE IS SAFE. We're going to have some fun with EVERYONE... Icon Aircraft (just 'cause it's an easy target doesn't mean it's immune to being lampooned), the FAA, USA Today, Drone

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Tue, Feb 19, 2019

AUVSI To Host Webinar On Commercial UAS Flight Testing

UAS Experts Will Discuss The Challenges And Benefits Of Operating At Flight Test Ranges

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar to discuss commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flight testing, Urban Air Mobility (UAM) flight testing and the implications of these options. The webinar will take place Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 at 4 p.m. EST.

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Tue, Feb 19, 2019

Spencer Suderman Aborts Inverted Flat Spin Record Attempt

Said He Was Unable To Breathe After About 9,000 Feet

Aerobatic pilot Spencer Suderman was unsuccessful in his attempt to break his own record for inverted flat spins on Sunday.

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Tue, Feb 19, 2019

uAvionix Announces Qualified Installer Mobile Installation Network

Will Help Ease The Installation Crush As ADS-B Deadline Nears

uAvionix, the designer and manufacturer of the popular skyBeacon and tailBeacon line of ADS-B Out products, has announced the launch of its nationwide mobile installer network, known as Qualified Installers (QIs), along with an invitation for avionics repair shops and mechanics to join the growing network of uAvionix service professionals.

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