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Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Airborne 12.11.17: Pilatus PC-24 Cert, VerdeGo Aero, Canada Nixes Hornets

Also: Engine Coatings Facility, Wrong Runway At JFK, ATR 72-600 Flight Sim, Regional Airline Association

Pilatus has obtained type certificates from the FAA and EASA for the first ever Swiss business jet. Certification of the Super Versatile Jet prepares the ground for initial customer deliveries, which will see the PC-24 business jet take off from Central Switzerland for its entry on the global market. The PC-24 development project was officially announced in 2013, but work on the Super Versatile Jet has in fact been in progress for the past eleven and a half years. Erik Lindbergh, grandson of famed aviators Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, has announced the formation of VerdeGo Aero, an innovative new aerospace company with a mission to provide the upcoming multibillion-dollar urban transportation market with a safe, clean, and quiet hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraf

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Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Airborne-Unmanned 12.12.17: ERAU Storm Chaser, USMC Drone Insignia, Malawian UAV

Also: NLR Signs Agreement, QinetiQ, Big Bend Community College, 2nd Annual UAS Conference, Tigershark UAS

Kicking off a series of tests for its capstone project, the UAV Storm Chaser team at Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University completed its first Remote Controlled (RC) flight of a UAV on Nov. 17. Considered a “huge success,” the RC fight was used to demonstrate “all of the communication components of the UAV linking together properly, to calibrate the motors and motor controller, to get flight time, and to go through the process of setting up all of the parameters in mission planner.” The UAV Storm Chaser team is one of five teams within Embry-Riddle’s Electrical, Computer, Software, and Systems Engineering (ECSSE) Capstone Class, which is a two-semester class that provides students in their final year with project experience that mirrors what they will experie

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Wed, Dec 13, 2017

President Trump Signs Space Police Directive 1

Instructs NASA To Refocus On Manned Space Exploration

President Donald Trump is sending astronauts back to the Moon. The president Monday signed at the White House Space Policy Directive 1, a change in national space policy that provides for a U.S.-led, integrated program with private sector partners for a human return to the Moon, followed by missions to Mars and beyond.

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Wed, Dec 13, 2017

NBAA Hails House Passage Of Bill Strengthening General Aviation Security

Senate Has Not Yet Considered The Measure

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to strengthen and streamline security for general aviation and charter operators. The bill – “Securing General Aviation and Commercial Charter Air Carrier Service Act of 2017' (H.R. 3669) – sponsored by Rep. Ron Estes (R-4-KS), would improve security procedures for general aviation and commercial charter air carriers.

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Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Airbus May Cut A380 Production

Demand For The Super-Jumbo Jet Continues To Decline

With demand for very large, four-engine passenger jets continuing to decline, Airbus is reportedly considering a production cut for its A380 line to six per year to try to make the airplane commercially viable through the end of the decade.

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Wed, Dec 13, 2017

AMA Drone Report 12.07.17: AMA Supports GoFly, ALPA v UAS, EU Drone Regs

Also: Drones Hunt Pythons, MI State Regs, Thanksgiving Drone Flying, Drone Collision Report

A little outside our normal coverage responsibilities, nonetheless, we’re intrigued by AMA’s newest agreement... AMA has partnered with Boeing to support GoFly, an incentive competition that encourages innovators to create a safe and easy-to-use personal flying device. “AMA is excited to partner with GoFly in support of this creative initiative,” said Dave Mathewson, AMA executive director. “AMA has always supported advancements in aviation technology, and we look forward to witnessing the success of the GoFly program.” Following the release of an FAA directed study showing that UAS may damage aircraft more than bird strikes during collisions, Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l renewed the union's call for Congress to give the FAA

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Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Flight Design Broadens Its Scope Under New Owner

Was Purchased In July By German Company LIFTAir

Flight Design may be under new ownership, but it will continue to be a leader in the design and manufacturing of advance light aircraft. Flight Design was acquired by LIFTAir of Eisenach, Germany in July of 2017. As an indicator of the new owner's future plans, the company has been rebranded as Flight Design General Aviation GmbH.

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Wed, Dec 13, 2017

IAC U.S. Nationals To Return To Oshkosh In 2018

Board Of Director Approves The Location And September Dates

By a majority vote of the IAC Board of Directors in a special meeting on Wednesday, December 6th, the decision was to return the U.S. National Aerobatic Championships to Oshkosh, Wisconsin in 2018.

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Wed, Dec 13, 2017

U.S. Department Of Commerce Invests $1 Million At ERAU

Will Establish A New Aviation And Engineering Research Center In Florida

A new project at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, FL campus, funded by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce through its Economic Development Administration (EDA), is expected to create 387 new jobs and spur $1.6 million in private investment.

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Wed, Dec 13, 2017

IDRA Founder Becomes Organization's CEO

Justin Haggerty Will Lead The Association On A Full-Time Basis

The International Drone Racing Association (IDRA) has announced that the company’s founder, Justin Haggerty, will take a full-time role as President & CEO this December, after recently transitioning from the US Army. As a former Captain in the US Army and graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, Haggerty brings the leadership and management skills required to expand the company’s professional and semi-professional series, grow the spectator experience, and strengthen the foundation of the sport.

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