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Wed, Sep 02, 2015

Airshow Organizers Stage Simulated B-17 Engine Fire During Display, Catch Flak

Some Disturbed By The Act So Soon After Tragedy At Shoreham Air Show

It’s one of the staples of a warbird display at an airshow. At the Clacton Air Show in England, the B-17 Sally B simulated an engine fire. A smoke canister installed for that purpose sent smoke pouring from one of the wings while flying over the water at Clacton.

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Wed, Sep 02, 2015

Aero-TV: Center of Attention – Oshkosh Tower/AirVenture 2015

No Matter What, You Can't Get To The BIG SHOW Without KOSH Tower!

It’s been said that during EAA AirVenture, the control tower at Wittman Regional Airport is the busiest tower in the world. In this video you have the chance to see how it works and to listen-in on some of the communications. ANN reporter, Bruce Brandon, had the opportunity to interview, Elaine Buckner, who is the Air Traffic Manager at the EAA AirVenture control tower.

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Wed, Sep 02, 2015

Aerobatic Pilot Fatally Injured While Performing At Austrian Air Show

Video Shows Pitts S-2B Failed To Recover From A Maneuver

Another air show pilot has been fatally injured. While performing at the Friesach-Hirt air show in Carinthia, Austria Sunday, a pilot flying a Pitts S-2B did not recover from a maneuver and impacted terrain.

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Wed, Sep 02, 2015

Airborne 09.02.15: Legacy 450 Cert, NBAA v EPA, FAA's Paper UAV Approval

Also: Denver Aviation Charter School, ABQ Balloon Fiesta, Pilot Faces Charges, P-8A Poseidon Buy, Wounded Warriors Pilot Lost, NASA Tests Rocket Engines, JetBlue Brawl

Another new executive jet will start service later this year. It’s been announced that the FAA has certified Embraer Executive Jet’s new Legacy 450. The approval comes a few weeks after the aircraft earned certification from Brazil's civil aeronautics authority. The Legacy 450 seats up to nine people and has an operating range of 2,348 nautical miles at Mach point eight zero. The airplane has a maximum ceiling of 45,000 feet and a top speed of Mach point eight three. In formal comments submitted this week, the NBAA reiterated the Association’s significant concern over a recent announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency that the agency might consider new regulations for aircraft-carbon emissions. NBAA’s comments follow the agency’s release, in June, of an Advance Notice

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Wed, Sep 02, 2015

FAA Will Investigate Ultralight Accident In Louisiana

Pilot’s Second Incident Since June Prompts Agency To Get Involved

The FAA is looking at an accident involving an ultralight aircraft that went down Sunday night in St. Amant, Louisiana. Normally, the FAA wouldn’t be involved in an accident involving an unregistered aircraft … but it is the second time the pilot has wrecked his aircraft in just under three months.

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Wed, Sep 02, 2015

Airplane ‘Impounded’ In U.K. Allowed To Fly Out Of Closed Airport

Pilot Had Landed As Weather Deteriorated Three Weeks Ago

Pilot Martin Field did what any safe pilot would do in such a situation. He was flying from Cornwall to Kent in the U.K. in his vintage Jodel airplane when the weather soured. He looked for a place to land safely, and his best choice was a closed airport at Plymouth on the south coast of Devon, England. He landed safely.

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Wed, Sep 02, 2015

NZ UAV Operator Fined $3,000 For A ‘Favor’

Had Captured Video Of New Zealand’s Anzac Day Celebration At The Request Of The City Council

UAV operator Robert Edwards got caught up in a regulatory change that resulted in $3,000 in fines levied by the New Zealand government for flying his aircraft over the Anzac Day centenary commemoration in Palmerston North in New Zealand.

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Wed, Sep 02, 2015

UK-Singapore Collaboration Prepares For Record UAV Flight

Will Attempt 300 Kilometer Flight With Hydrogen-Powered Aircraft

A new civilian fuel cell UAV designed for search and rescue is gearing up for the world’s first ever 300 km UAV flight to cross the North Sea, linking Scotland to Norway.

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Wed, Sep 02, 2015

World Trade Center BASE Jumper Sentenced To Community Service

But Judge Says Marko Markovich Showed ‘Contempt’ For The Legal Process

A judge in Manhattan has sentenced 28-year-old Marko Markovich to 300 hours of community service for BASE jumping from One World Trade Center, which was still under construction at the time of the stunt.

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Wed, Sep 02, 2015

Beechcraft, Honeywell Sued For Baron Accident

Estates Of The Pilot And Passenger Seek Unspecified Damages

The estates of two people on board a Beech Baron 58 that went down October 12, 2014 in Palos Heights, IL have sued Beechcraft and Honeywell in connection with the accident. Lloyd Hetrick was also named as a defendant in the suit.

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