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Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Airborne 09.22.17: Breitling DC-3, World Aerobatic Championships, CFI Training

Also: Egan PLIMP, Aero-Honesty, Orbital ATK, United Airlines 747, New AIA Boss, Bristow Norway, ABS Celebrates 50th

Having departed from Geneva last March, the Breitling DC-3 made its grand return to Switzerland after circling the globe, landing in Sion where 100,000 passionate enthusiasts had gathered to attend the Breitling Sion Airshow 2017. A new feat for this legendary plane still in perfectly flightworthy condition and which is celebrating its 77th birthday this year. To share its passion for aviation with a broad audience around the planet, Breitling launched its DC-3 on a world tour in stages that notably included the Balkans, the Middle East, India, South East Asia, the Pacific and North America. Russia’s Mikhail Mamistov has been crowned FAI World Aerobatic Champion for a third time after a hard-fought competition in South Africa. The legendary Aerobatic pilot won the FAI Gold Meda

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Sun, Sep 24, 2017

AMA Drone Report 09.21.17: AMA Expo West, Parrot Mambo, No Drone Pot Delivery

Also: Drone Injury Study, Cook County-IL, Northeastern Drone Society, Propel Star Wars Drones, GA UAS Integration

One of the pinnacle model aviation events of the year is coming up and we wanted to make sure that you marked your schedule to be in Ontario, CA, right after the first of the year for the 2018 AMA Expo West. It will be the 20th annual rendition of the event and, as usual, it will feature the latest products in  radio-controlled model aviation, demonstrations, interactive displays, and exploration of the intricacies of flying model airplanes, helicopters, rockets, gliders, and -- of course, DRONES! Parrot has introduced a new mini-drone targeted at the growing drone racing market. The Mambo is equipped with an FPV HD camera, and comes with the new Parrot Cockpitglasses 2 (FPV goggles) and accompanying Parrot Flypad piloting controller. It is intended to be flown both outdoors and i

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Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Airborne-Unmanned 09.19.17: FAA OKs FL Drone Ops, ICAO Registry?, No Pot Drones

Also: FAA Reauthorization, Medical Drone Transport, USMC Quadcopters, Canister Launched UAS, Atlas Dynamics

Airborne, primarily based in Jacksonville, FL is starting to recover from Hurricane Irma, and we can thank the Unmanned community for much of that. After the widespread devastation Hurricane Irma wreaked on Florida, unmanned aircraft have been invaluable in supporting response and recovery efforts here. A wide variety of agencies sought FAA authorization to fly drones in the affected areas. The FAA responded quickly, issuing a total of well over 100 airspace authorizations. This could get ugly... The ICAO is backing an effort to create a single global drone registry with a goal of the adoption of common rules for flying and tracking UAVs. The idea will be discussed at a symposium planned for Sept. 22-23 in Montreal. Stephen Creamer, director of ICAO's Air Navigation Bureau, said that the sin

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Sun, Sep 24, 2017

RFP: ANN Seeking New Site/Facility For Major Studio Upgrade

It's Official: Aggressive Upgrades For New Airborne Programs WILL Require New Digs

It's been in development for years, but we're getting to a point where we think we can pull off something TRULY REMARKABLE - which will require us to make BIG CHANGES. So... ANN is officially looking for a new home for a major new initiative... hopefully, a permanent one. We are now in the implementation phases of THE most significant upgrades we've ever undertaken and preparing to make significant operational modifications to accomodate them. As a result, we're currently inviting proposals for a NEW airport/office studio facility to serve as a home base and studio for new programming about to be introduced by the Aero-News Network, Inc., the Aviation World's Real-Time News and Information Service, our Daily Airborne Unlimited programming, our new 'Aero-Doc' documentary division, as well as other Aero-TV/Aero-Verse  productions.

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Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Lockheed Martin Completes 300th EOTS For F-35

Imaging Sensor Allows Tracking And Designation Of Targets

Lockheed Martin recently completed its 300th Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. EOTS is an imaging sensor which allows the F-35 to identify, track and designate targets. The 300th EOTS was completed under the 10th Low-Rate-Initial Production (LRIP) contract, and each system was delivered on time or ahead of schedule.

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Sun, Sep 24, 2017

UASC UniLink Receives First European DLS Capable Approval

Complies With 2020 European Data Link Services Mandate

EASA has granted an STC to Universal Avionics for a UniLink UL-801 Aeronautical Telecommunications Network Baseline 1 (ATN B1) upgrade on a Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (601-3A Variant), to comply with the February 2020 European Data Link Services (DLS) Mandate. ESTC was awarded to Avionics Integration & Engineering Corporation AG and marks the first European DLS capable approval for the Universal Avionics UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU).

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Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Conference To Address European Space Strategy

To Be Held Next Month In Slovakia

With the 'Space Strategy for Europe' from the European Commission and the new ESA roadmap on the table, European space stakeholders will have the great opportunity to debate and influence, at the highest level, the medium and long term development of European space programs and of the spread of space services in many economic and societal activities as well as in a wide range of public fields, including security and defence at the Next Generation Space Policy, at the Space Strategy for Europe conference to be held October 19-20 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Astronaut Scholars Tour Goddard Space Flight Center

Engility Supporting Development Of Nation’s Next-Gen Scientists And Engineers

Future biologists, chemists, physicists, engineers and astronauts toured the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Friday, September 15 with Engility, a company that continues to provide brain power behind many U.S. space missions.

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Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Sikorsky Celebrates 50 Years Of Service By The Nuri S-61 With The RMAF

Entered Service In Malaysia In 1967

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, together with the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) celebrated 50 years of continuous service of the S-61 helicopter in Malaysia. The milestone was celebrated Sept. 17 with a commemorative dinner attended by Malaysian Chief of Air Force, General Tan Sri Dato Sri Hj Affendi bin Buang and scores of RMAF helicopter crew members.

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Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Workers At JETEEZY Say They Haven't Been Paid In Months

Company Moved To Florida 18 Months Ago

Workers at JETEEZY, an aircraft manufacturer based in Sanford, FL, say the company is months behind on payroll, and some have stopped showing up for work.

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