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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Aero-TV: Best Kept Heli-Secret??? - Cicaré at Heli-Expo 2017

Cicaré Helicopter Displays SVH-4 Single-Seat Training Device At HAI…
 
Cicaré Helicopters displayed the SVH4 single-seat simulator training device at HAI 2017 in Dallas this year.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Drone Crowdfunding Campaign Called Deceptive By Industry Blog

Claims Videos Used To Solicit Backers Are Not What They Appear

A crowdfunding campaign being used by Kudrone to solicit backing for a new camera drone do not provide an accurate representation of the aircraft's capabilities.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Airborne 04.28.17: Perlan Mission II, DJI VR Goggles, Pilot... NOT!

Also: American Airlines, Airborne-NextGen, Biofuel, ATR 72-600, Gogo, Drone Drive, L3 Aviation

Airbus Perlan Mission II, an initiative to fly a glider to the edge of space to collect insights on high-altitude flight, weather, and climate change, returned to flight this week. Pilots Jim Payne and Miguel Iturmendi achieved its highest altitude to date, reaching 30,615 feet. Perlan 2 will spend spring soaring in mountain wave conditions in the skies above the Sierra Nevada, before deploying in May to Argentina. “This past year our team gained invaluable insight and experience from flying the glider in and around the Andes Mountains,” said Ed Warnock, CEO of The Perlan Project. Dronemaker DJI has released more details about its soon-to-be-available first person VR goggles which have been in development for a year or so. Engadget reports that the DJI Goggles place a pair of 1920X1080 screens in front of the wearer's eyes, providing an immersive experience for the user

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Airborne 04.27.17: HondaJet Records, More UAL Fallout, Avenger Gathering

Also: Peggy Whitson!, AUVSI 2017 Live, Air Medical Group, Canadian Airports, GLO Bankrupt, WestJet, Second T-X

A HondaJet has officially secured its first speed records over two recognized courses from Teterboro, New Jersey to Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Boston, Massachusetts to Palm Beach, Florida. In setting the record between New Jersey and Florida, the HondaJet departed Teterboro Airport at 2:15 p.m. EST on April 9, 2016 and landed at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport at 5:06 p.m. Despite average headwinds of 60 knots, the flight took two hours and 51 minutes at a cruising altitude of 43,000 feet with the HondaJet surpassing the existing record from Teterboro to Fort Lauderdale. The HondaJet achieved a maximum ground speed of 414 knots. The leadership of the House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee has announced that it will look into the incident in which a passenger was dragged bod

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Airborne 04.26.17: Kitty Hawk Flyer, Mooney CEO Departs, Part 23 Training

Also: Sun 'n Fun, North Dakota, Turbulence, Canadian Drones, Voyageur Aviation, Oxford Airport, Drone Classes

A major player in the online world, Google’s Larry Page, has entered the aviation arena with a personal flying machine that is supposed to operate in the 'ultralight' category. Called the 'Kitty Hawk Flyer' -- the new ultralight air vehicle is a new, all-electric aircraft. Page's effort claims the aircraft to be "safe, tested and legal to operate in the United States in uncongested areas under the Ultralight category of FAA regulations. We’ve designed our first version specifically to fly over water. You don’t need a pilot’s license and you’ll learn to fly it in minutes. We publicly revealed the working prototype in April 2017. The official Flyer will be available by the end of the year." After less than a year at the helm of Mooney Aircraft, Vivek Saxena has

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Lancair International Returns Philippine-Based Support To Texas

Multiple Containers Of Aircraft Molds, Fixtures, Support Equipment Arriving In Uvalde, TX

Following the recent acquisition of Lancair by the Huffstutler family, the company has begun the process of repatriating kit manufacturing fixtures and equipment from their former location in Cebu in the Philippine Islands. Multiple containers of aircraft molds, fixtures, inventory and support equipment are being shipped to their new home in Uvalde, TX.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

ALPA Applauds Congressional Support For Effort To Save U.S. Airline Jobs

Legislation Introduced To 'Stop Anti-U.S. Worker Schemes'

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) has announced strong support of the Flags of Convenience Don't Fly Here Act (H.R. 2150), legislation to save American airline jobs, stop global offshoring schemes, and ensure a level playing field for U.S. aviation workers.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

L3 Aviation Products Receives TSO Authorization For Upgraded Cockpit Displays

AML-STC Granted For EFI-650 Integrated Cockpit Display On Legacy Corporate Aircraft

L3 Aviation Products has received Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization and an Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate (AML-STC) for its EFI-650 cockpit display, a new integrated Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display (AMLCD) designed for regional and legacy corporate aircraft, as part of an alliance with Thomas Global Systems.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Attorney Representing United Passenger Also Takes On American Airlines

Will Represent A Woman Who Argued With AA Flight Attendant Following Another Viral Video

The attorney who is representing Dr. David Dao, the passenger who was physically removed from a United Airlines flight earlier this month, has another client.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Frasca International Sells Airbus H125 Helicopter Sim To Aero Asahi Corporation

Buyer Is Japan's Leading Civil Helicopter Company

Frasca International has sold a Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Airbus H125 AStar (350B3) single-engine helicopter to Aero Asahi Corporation (AAC), Japan’s leading civil helicopter company.

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