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Sun, Aug 09, 2020

ANN FAQ: Contributing To Aero-TV

How To Get A Story On Aero-TV News/Feature Programming

How do I submit a story idea or lead to Aero-TV? If you would like to submit a story idea or lead, please contact Jim Campbell via the link below. Please include the following information when submitting a story idea or lead: who the intended subject is, a general story outline of said subject, important dates or deadlines for the story lead, and any appropriate contact information for both yourself and related subjects.

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Sun, Aug 09, 2020

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.09.20)

"We are honored to join the State of Hawaii in supporting the 75th Commemoration series of events. The World War II Warbird aerial performances are a symbolic reminder of our Greatest Generation's will and determination that ultimately led to victory. Indeed, the legacy of our World War II heroes lives on in the Pacific." Source: ADM Phil Davidson, Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, discussing  the pending arrival of 14 classic combat aircraft slated to participate in Oahu, HI, flyovers as part of the commemoration events. “Salute Their Service, Honor Their Hope” is the theme of the Commemoration in Hawaii in recognition of the veterans and civilians who participated in WWII and contributed to the actions that led to the end of the war. The 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII will include three Legacy of Peace Aerial Parades and will culminate with the Official 75th WWII Commemoration Ceremony on September 2.

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Sat, Aug 08, 2020

Airborne 08.07.20: NEW King Air 360, Virgin's Mach 3 A/C, B737 MAX NPRM

Also: Aspen Avionics Joins AIRO Group, KC-135 Crew Rescues, Blue Angels Upgrade, Bourke Elected IAC Prez

Textron has previewed the next generation of its King Air turboprop family with the Beechcraft King Air 360/360ER. The updated turboprop offers the latest technological advancements in the cockpit, a redesigned cabin, and enhancements to passenger comfort. The aircraft is currently in production with customer deliveries expected to begin in the Fall of 2020. A key feature of the King Air 360 cockpit is the addition of the Innovative Solutions & Support (IS&S) ThrustSense Autothrottle. Now, things are getting interesting... Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company have unveiled the first stage design scope for the build of its high speed aircraft design, and the signing of a non-binding MOU with Rolls-Royce to collaborate in designing and developing engine propulsion technology for high

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Sat, Aug 08, 2020

Airborne-Unmanned 08.05.20: VSR700 Flies, QF-16 Target, EHang 216 CA FltOps

Also: XPONENTIAL 2020 Goes Virtual, FCC Fines Hobbyking, Drones Protect Sea Turtles, King Schools Giveaway

The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 UAS has performed its first free flight. The VSR700 performed a ten minute flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. This is a significant step in the programme following the first flight in November 2019 when the prototype was tethered to comply with regulatory requirements. To enable this free flight, Airbus Helicopters implemented geofencing, a virtual perimeter, which enabled and justified a flight clearance from airworthiness authorities for free flight. The flight test programme will now evolve to progressively open the flight envelope. A team from Boeing and the U.S. Air Force completed the first QF-16 Full-Scale Aerial Target to undergo conversion from a modification line in Arizona. The aircraft was fl

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Sat, Aug 08, 2020

Airborne-Flight Training 07.29.20: King Schools, TPS Commandant, Diamond DA40s

Also: Pakistan License Scandal, United A/L Pilots, Sterling Adds Frasca, King Schools Giveaway

King Schools has been busy these last few months, despite the ravages of a global pandemic... As a result, Pilots taking flight training via the Cessna Flight Training System will find their learning easier and more fun as a result of upgrades to their courses. New features include updated navigation, design and functionality on their iPhones, iPads, laptops and desktops. Flight instructors will also see major modifications to features in the Course Tracking Application (CTA). Want to win a FREE King School’s course, kneeboard, and flight bag? Enter to win by completing either of two options… Survey: https://forms.gle/tMNZmg2ebzZCXxQH7. The Air Force Test Pilot School bid farewell to outgo

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Sat, Aug 08, 2020

US Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Beirut by C-17

11 Pallets Of Humanitarian Aid, Which Contained More Than 28,800 Military Field Rations

In a joint endeavor to assist the Lebanese Armed Forces and the people of Lebanon after a deadly explosion in Beirut, U.S. Airmen and Soldiers stationed in Qatar worked to load the first U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III with humanitarian aid, Aug. 6. Personnel from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Mobility Command’s 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron and 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron on Al Udeid Air Base, and the Area Support Group-Qatar from Camp As Sayliyah worked to palletize food, water and medical supplies delivered to Beirut later that day.

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Sat, Aug 08, 2020

US Advanced Aerobatic Team Training Underway

14th FAI World Advanced Aerobatic Championships Will Take Place 15-24 Of July 2021

This past week, two of the eight Advanced Aerobatic Team pilots came to Union City, Tennessee (KUCY) for a training camp under the guidance and supervision of team coach Rob Holland (pictured). The team agreed that though the WAAC has been postponed to July 2021, training should continue and this will result in an even better prepared U.S. Advanced Team than ever.

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Sat, Aug 08, 2020

SpaceX Finally Gets Starlink 9 On Its way

Falcon 9’s First Stage Landed On The Droneship For Its Fifth Time

On Friday, August 7 at 1:12 a.m. EDT, 5:12 UTC, SpaceX launched its tenth Starlink mission, which included 57 Starlink satellites and 2 satellites from BlackSky, a Spaceflight customer. Falcon 9’s first stage previously supported Crew Dragon’s first demonstration mission to the International Space Station, launch of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission, and the fourth and seventh Starlink missions.

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Sat, Aug 08, 2020

Small UAV Coalition Voices Support for the Unmanned Delivery Services Act

Legislation Would Further The Ongoing Dialogue Between Industry And Government

The Small UAV Coalition sent a letter, this week, to House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Latta (R-OH) voicing support for his Advancing Unmanned Delivery Services Act. Since its inception, the Coalition has worked alongside Congress, the FAA, and other agencies to expedite the development and safe deployment of UAS across a range of industry segments, including delivery services.

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Sat, Aug 08, 2020

Klyde Morris (08.08.20)

Klyde Clearly Points Out The Major Differences Between Apollo and SpaceX

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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