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Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Airborne 10.15.18: Shakeup at Textron, Sandel Avilon Delivery, ADS-B Rebate

Also: True Blue Power, Airbus Vortex Generators, Gone West: Bruce Whitman, Holding Pattern App

There’s been a changing of the guard on the aviation side of Textron.Textron has announced that Scott Ernest, president and CEO of Textron Aviation Inc. since 2011, has been named president and CEO of Textron’s Industrial Segment and of Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. Ronald Draper, Textron Aviation’s senior vice president, integrated supply chain (Operations), has been named to succeed Ernest. Sandel Avionics has announced availability for its Avilon flight deck for the King Air family. Initial STC award is expected in January 2019 with first Avilon deliveries to follow immediately after receipt of STC. Sandel is now accepting orders for Avilon. Avilon offers operators a highly advanced flight deck that enables a vastly simplified installation along with complete syst

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Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Expert Help Wanted: Could YOU Be The Next Face Of 'Airborne?'

Aviation's Longest Running Video News Program Is Seeking New Talent For Airborne Expansion

ANN is on the hunt for next new face of our Airborne news program series... in order to allow our current host the chance to do some important international volunteer work. Further; we also need to add new and talented persons to the roster so that we may accomplish the expanding mission of Airborne and a number of new Airborne additions coming up in the next few months. We have a need for one new staffer ASAP and another around the first of the year. These are autonomous 'one man/woman band' positions where you must be as comfortable behind the camera as in front of it. You will be responsible for presenting tech related news stories on camera while often handling all audio, video and lighting, as well as editing the final product.

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Tue, Oct 16, 2018

NATA, NBAA Welcome FAA's Move To Streamline Training For On-Demand Operators

Allows Training At Certified Centers Using A Standardized Curriculum

The NBAA and NATA are welcoming new guidance from the FAA allowing pilots at Part 135 operators to train at certified training centers using a standardized curriculum.

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Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Honeywell Releases Business Jet Aviation Forecast

Projects 7,700 New Aircraft Deliveries,Valued At $251 Billion Over 10 Years

The business jet industry is expected to experience strong growth in the short to medium term, supported by several new airplane models coming to market and an improved used aircraft environment, according to Honeywell’s (NYSE: HON) 27th annual Global Business Aviation Outlook. Released today, the Global Business Aviation Outlook forecasts up to 7,700 new business jet deliveries worth $251 billion from 2019 to 2028, up 1 to 2 percentage points from the 2017 10-year forecast.

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Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Honeywell Engines To Power Embraer's Latest Executive Aircraft Models

Embraer Praetor 600 And Praetor 500 Aircraft To Be Equipped With Honeywell's HTF7500E Engine

Honeywell engines will power two Embraer aircraft models introduced at the National Business Aviation Association 2018 event. The engines bring a combination of best-in-class reliability, enhanced dispatchability, reduced noise and increased fuel efficiency. Embraer is also equipping these models with Honeywell's auxiliary power units, cabin-related management systems, pressure and control systems, and environmental controls, along with optional inertial reference units.

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Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Textron Aviation, NetJets Strengthen Industry-Leading Relationship

Announce Option To Expand Fleet With Citation Longitude And Citation Hemisphere Jets

Textron Aviation and NetJets have announced fleet agreements for the option to purchase up to 175 super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude aircraft and up to 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere aircraft, adding to the NetJets fleet of nearly 500 Cessna Citations over the next 10 to 15 years. The option to purchase the Hemisphere distinguishes NetJets as the launch customer for Textron Aviation’s revolutionary, clean sheet large-cabin aircraft.

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Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Mid-Continent and True Blue Power Present ANN's NBAA 2018 Special Coverage!

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics and True Blue Power Present NBAA 2018 (NBAA Display #2265 )

Ravn Alaska Upgrades DHC-8 Fleet with True Blue Power® High-Performance, Lithium-ion Batteries True Blue Power, a globally recognized manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries, announced Ravn Alaska has installed the company’s TB44 (46 amp-hour) Advanced Lithium-ion Batteries on DeHavilland DHC-8 aircraft. Ravn will install TB44 batteries during routine C-check maintenance operations throughout 2018. The battery outperforms existing nickel-cadmium (NiCad) and lead-acid alternatives, delivering more power, significantly less weight, increased safety, longevity and reduced maintenance costs. The high-performance lithium-ion battery received an FAA STC on DHC-8 100/200/300 series aircraft in 2015.

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Tue, Oct 16, 2018

FAA Certifies Avidyne SkyTrax 600 Series Traffic Advisory Systems

Combines Combine The Safety Benefits Of Active-Surveillance Traffic Detection And Alerting With The Increased Precision And Accuracy Of ADS-B In

The FAA has granted FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) C147 approval and a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Avidyne SkyTrax 600 Series Active-Surveillance Traffic Advisory Systems (TAS) with ADS-B In.

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Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Piper Aircraft Launches Apprenticeship Program For Local High School Graduates

Working In Cooperation With Indian River State College In Florida

Piper Aircraft s launching an accredited apprenticeship program in cooperation with Indian River State College. The program is being created in response to the increasing demand for high quality manufacturing candidates at Piper Aircraft.

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Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 10.09.18: FAA Reauthorized, MQ-9B SkyGuardian, MultiGP/DRL

Also: V-247 Vigilant UAV, ParaZero FAA Waiver, AUVSI'S Trusted Operator, Augusta Drone Company

The President of the United States has signed the long-term FAA Reauthorization that was finally approved by both the House and Senate over the past several days. Not everyone is happy (least of all, the model aviation community--for good reason), but most of the truly onerous aspects put forth in the last few years, especially the push for ATC Privatization, have gone by the wayside... for now. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed the first flight of its second MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) (YBC02) aircraft on September 26. The flight of the company-owned aircraft was conducted at Laguna Army Airfield in Yuma Proving Grounds. The second MQ-9B SkyGuardian gives the GA-ASI program team another aircraft to perform important development testing and demonstrations

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