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Mon, Feb 18, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.18.19): Ground Controlled Approach

Ground Controlled Approach A radar approach system operated from the ground by air traffic control personnel transmitting instructions to the pilot by radio. The approach may be conducted with surveillance radar (ASR) only or with both surveillance and precision approach radar (PAR). Usage of the term “GCA” by pilots is discouraged except when referring to a GCA facility. Pilots should specifically request a “PAR” approach when a precision radar approach is desired or request an “ASR” or “surveillance” approach when a nonprecision radar approach is desired.

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Mon, Feb 18, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.18.19)

Aero Linx: The International Shrine Aviation Association Welcome to the International Shrine Aviation Association web site. The ISAA is a non-profit association devoted to the transportation by air, Shriners Kids for treatment in the Shriners Hospitals and giving them hope and support. Also promoting pilot proficiency and aviation safety through "Proficiency Demonstrations" held in various locations around the country. We also conduct our Mid Winter Meetings to further discuss aviation safety and the support given to our Shriners Patients that need our assistance and to inspire them. It is our goal to assist Shrine Associations and Temples in establishing own aviation units and clubs and promote aviation.

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Mon, Feb 18, 2019

ANN FAQ: You Can Sponsor ANN And/Or Aero-TV!

Help ANN Grow So That We Can Be Of Greater Service To You!

For well over 23 years, ANN has set the pace for the growing and evolving aero-info revolution. No other news service has done what ANN has done... and no one did it before we showed the rest of the aero-world how it's done. But.... we're embarking on the most aggressive programs and efforts we have EVER undertaken... so new sponsors to help us meet our lofty goals are more welcome than ever before. We hope that's you... or a company that you do business with... and that you'll see fit to speak up for and advocate ANN's value to the aviation world, in no uncertain terms. ANN has produced over 450,000 individual stories for publication online since it's full-time inception in 1996 (though aspects of this program actually date back to 1993). As online technologies developed, ANN stayed on the cutting edge of online news delivery. The first serious adopters of multi-media content in aviation and aerospace news, over 7000 audio features have been made available for download since pod

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Mon, Feb 18, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.18.19)

“Hartzell Engine Technologies came to Montgomery in 2010 and since then we’ve grown to feel like this is our home. Last year, we purchased our current facility and today we are so very excited and proud to celebrate the furthering of our commitment to the city of Montgomery, our employees and to all of general aviation. This ground breaking is also rock solid proof of our parent company, Tailwind Technologies’ steadfast commitment to grow this business and be an integral part of the future of general, business and military aviation.” Source: Keith Bagley, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET), discussing their having officially broken ground on the 10,000 square foot addition to its headquarters in Montgomery, Alabama. When completed, the expansion will increase the total size of the HET campus to 86,000 square feet.

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Mon, Feb 18, 2019

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PRODUCT: Certain Boeing Model 737-600, -700, -700C, -800, -900, and -900ER series airplanes.

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Sun, Feb 17, 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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Sun, Feb 17, 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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Sun, Feb 17, 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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Sun, Feb 17, 2019

Flying Taxis: Why Are They Not Yet Part Of Our Lives?

A Whole Set Of Factors Is Detaining The Technology From Entering The Market

Ever wondered how greatly the development of new flying routes would affect the city and make your life easier? Getting to work by air, enjoying spectacular views, avoiding traffic jams – just like in your favorite sci-fi movies. Masterfully presented imaginary flying cars projects in “Blade Runner”, “Fifth Element” and “Back to the Future” became an inspiration for some of the current flying machine developers. A roadless reality, “Back to the Future” character Doc was talking about, seems to be much closer than we think. To go even further – how about those machines being driverless and fully-automatic?

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Sun, Feb 17, 2019

A4A’s Sophie Ghezai Encourages Girls To Soar To New Heights

Was The First Woman To Become A Pilot For Ethiopian Airlines

Throughout aviation history, women have made their mark on the skies, propelling the industry forward and inspiring girls to continually reach for their dreams. From self-taught inventor E. Lillian Todd to pilots like Amelia Earhart and Helen Richey, women have been pioneers in aviation and role models for girls around the world who dream of a career in the clouds.

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