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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.16.18)

"The 11 million people who work to make aviation fly count on this long-term legislation for their safety and security too. The FAA’s success and that of the aviation system will be significantly enhanced by progress and passage of a long-term FAA reauthorization bill." Source: Excerpt from a letter sent by aviation stakeholders to the leadership of the U.S. Senate.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.16.18): Homing

Flying the aircraft on any heading required to keep the needle pointing to the 0° relative bearing position.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.16.18)

Association of Professional Drone Pilots

The Association of Professional Drone Pilots says on their website that they help drone pilots run their UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System) program safely and legally. Both public and private entities adding a drone program to improve efficiency and quality need the right expertise to make the most of their investment.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

AD: Airbus SAS Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2018-17-05

PRODUCT: All Airbus SAS Model A350- 941 and -1041 airplanes.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

AD: Bombardier, Inc., Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2018-17-02

PRODUCT: Certain Bombardier, Inc., Model CL-600-1A11 (600), CL-600-2A12 (601), and CL-600-2B16 (601-3A, 601-3R, and 604 Variants) airplanes.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Airborne 08.13.18: Bizarre Q400 Theft, Female Hurricane Hunters, One Week Wonder

Also: Colorado Reservists, Flight Examiner Bribe Attempt, Boeing 737 Logjam, World Helicopter Day

An airport worker, first identified as a mechanic, and then as a ramp agent, apparently took unauthorized possession of a Horizon Air Q400 twin turboprop, powered it up, and somehow took off without permission from Sea-Tac Airport late Friday night. There are extensive questions (and few answers) as to how he took control, got the aircraft powered up, and then gained access to a runway to engage in a takeoff -- and how much supervision/surveillance surrounded the airplane. Throughout the flight, the only person on board, Richard Russell, engaged in sightseeing and radical maneuvers that included rolls and inverted flight. Russell admitted that much of his flight experience came from flight simulator gaming. A recent flight by a NOAA Gulfstream IV Hurricane Hunter aircraft to Hawaii is thought to be th

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Airborne 08.15.18: Bell 525 Milestone, Parker Solar Probe, NIMBY Nonsense

Also: Aerion Supersonic, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Australia GA Maintenance, Flight Training Legislation

The Bell 525 Relentless program is closing in on an anticipated 2019 certification, as yet another milestone was completed as part of a series of rigorous test protocols. The Bell 525 program recently completed hot weather testing in Yuma, Arizona at temperatures up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit as well as high altitude operations to density altitudes of 14,000 feet. “We successfully completed hot weather testing last week in yuma, arizona,” said Troy Caudill, Chief Test Pilot, Bell 525 Program. “The aircraft performed very well and we are gathering test data for certification.” NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December. Roughly the size of a small car, the spacec

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Flight Training Legislation Introduced In The U.S. Senate

The American Aviator Act Would Help Pay For Flight Training For Veterans

A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would establish flight-training services to assist veterans who want to become commercial airline pilots. The American Aviator Act, which was introduced by Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), will authorize grants through the FAA to support training opportunities for veterans who are not already military pilots.

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

ICAO Americas And Caribbean Aviation Security Roadmap Endorsed

Will Align Regional Programs With ICAO Global Aviation Security Plan

Stressing that it will align respective national and regional programs and targets with ICAO’s new Global Aviation Security Plan (GASeP), ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu is welcoming the recent endorsement of an Aviation Security Roadmap for the UN specialized agency’s North American, Central American, Caribbean (NACC) and South American (SAM) Regions.

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