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Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Airborne 02.21.18: AEA Report, Aerocor Eclipse Program, WWII Airman Recovered

Also: Gulfstream To Expand, Med-Trans Partners, FAA SAIB On AT-6, Passenger Gas Curtails Flight

The AEA has released its 2017 year-end Avionics Market Report. Total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to more than $2.3 billion. The figure represented a 2.9 percent increase in sales over the previous year. The increase reverses two-straight years of declining sales. 42.3 percent came from forward-fit (avionics equipment installed by airframe manufacturers during original production) sales, or more than $984 million. That marked the lowest dollar amount of forward-fit sales recorded in the last five years. Aerocor LLC has introduced a "first of its kind" Certified Pre­Owned Program for the Eclipse 500 and 550. Aircraft selected for Certified Pre­owned status are subjected to a thorough review and will include fresh inspections along with first-year scheduled maint

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Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 02.20.18: USMC InstantEye, Raleigh Reconsiders, Battle Drones

Also: Fortem DroneHunter, Solar-Powered Rover, Drone Mkt Worth $48.88B, MQ-25 Partnerships

InstantEye Robotics has received a substantial order from PMA-263, the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office, for an additional 800 InstantEye Mk-2 GEN3-A0 sUAS systems. The systems delivered under this contract will support deployed Marine infantry squads. The InstantEye family of products includes the Mk-2 GEN4, which is the largest system, capable of carrying payloads up to 4 pounds; the mid-sized, highly agile Mk-2 GEN3, which can carry payloads up to 1.5 pounds; and the palm-sized, highly integrated Mk-2 GEN5, with advanced vehicle-borne computer processing power that will allow the system to adapt to future capability needs. The Raleigh, NC Parks Committee is looking at a revised drone policy that could allow small UAVs to be flown in almost all of the city's pub

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Thu, Feb 22, 2018

NTSB Recommends Changes In FAA Airliner Evacuation Procedures

Passengers Were Grabbing Carry-On Luggage During American Airlines Evacuation In Chicago In 2016

When an American Airlines Boeing 767 suffered an uncontained engine failure and subsequent fire on takeoff in Chicago in 2016, all of the passengers and crew were evacuated safely, with about 20 suffering minor injuries, and one 77-year-old man breaking several bones during the evacuation.

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Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Textron Aviation Has Apparently Ended Cessna TTx Production

All Mention Of The Airplane Has Been Removed From The Company Website

Textron Aviation has apparently ended production of the Cessna TTx airplane, though the company has not confirmed or denied that it has made the move.

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Thu, Feb 22, 2018

ALPA Weighs In On Reported Airplane Vs Drone Collision

Urges Transport Canada To Take Effective Measures To Protect The Traveling Public From Drones

In response to the Transportation Safety Board’s (TSB) recently released report on the October 2017 in-flight collision between a commercial passenger-carrying aircraft and a drone near Quebec’s Jean-Lesage International Airport, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), today sent a letter to Transport Minister Marc Garneau calling on Transport Canada to ensure that soon-to-be-released unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) regulations provide for the safety of all users of Canadian airspace.

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Thu, Feb 22, 2018

AMA Drone Report 02.15.18: AMA Expo East, Skydio R1, TSB Canada Report

Also: DJI Knowledge Quiz, GoFly Competition, Drone ID Rules Coming, FAA Unenthusiastic About Prosecuting?

The Academy of Model Aeronautics will host the annual AMA Expo East at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey February 23 - 25. The three-day expo will provide new and seasoned hobbyists of all ages with hands-on opportunities to learn about building and flying model aircraft and drones. This includes flying demonstrations, FPV drone racing with the AMA flight simulator and more. AMA Expo East will also include Home School Day on Friday, February 23. During this day, home school students will have a chance to experience RC flight simulators, try model and drone flying, watch RC boat demos and more. There is a new flying camera on the market which its maker claims is a step toward the future of autonomous drones and enabling a new type of visual storytelling. Skydio, a Califo

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Thu, Feb 22, 2018

AirVenture 2018 Marks ‘Year Of The Tanker’

Event Brings 'Big Iron' To Flightline

The Air Force Reserve is celebrating its 70th anniversary at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018, bringing its impressive fleet of military refueling aircraft as part of AirVenture’s “Year of the Tanker.” The 66th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention is July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, WI.

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Thu, Feb 22, 2018

FAA Recommends Drone Operators Wear Reflective Vests

Releases InFO Saying Drone Operators Should Be Easily Identified By The Public

In order to help bolster public awareness of sUAS operations and reduce the number of distractions for remote pilots and others participating in sUAS operations, the FAA recommends remote pilots in command, anyone operating the flight controls of the sUAS, visual observers, and any other person providing assistance in the sUAS operation wear brightly colored and reflective vests during flight operations.

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Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Bigelow Aerospace Announces The Creation of Bigelow Space Operations

Will Manage And Operate Space Stations Developed By The Company

Bigelow Aerospace has introduced Bigelow Space Operations (BSO), a new commercial space company that is the sales, operational and customer service company that manages and operates space stations developed by Bigelow Aerospace.

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Thu, Feb 22, 2018

FreeFlight Systems Adds Transponder Integration Options For 1203C SBAS/GNSS

Part Of Rockwell Collins’ New AML STC For ADS-B Compliance

NextGen avionics company FreeFlight Systems announced today that the Company’s 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor is now approved for installation with Rockwell Collins’ latest TDR-94/94D transponder variant. Rockwell Collins has received FAA approval of an Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate (AML-STC) for ADS-B Out installations across a wide range of Part 23 Class 3 and 4 aircraft with an additional Part 25 certification coming later in 2018.

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