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Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Garmin Introduces The D2 Delta

Company's Latest Generation In Aviator Watches

Garmin has announced the D2 Delta PX, D2 Delta S and D2 Delta aviator watch series, three new GPS-enabled smartwatches built in a variety of sizes and personalities for pilots and aviation enthusiasts.

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Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Sedgwick County Commissioners Clash Over Wichita Drone School

One Accused By Another Of Trying To Squelch The Program

Two Sedgwick County (KS) commissioners are at odds over the placement of a drone school at Cook Airfield southeast of Wichita.

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Sun, Jul 22, 2018

USS Wasp First-Ever Carrier To Use JPALS On Deployment

F-35Bs Can Use Joint Precision Approach And Landing System For Precision Landings In Zero Visibility Conditions

Early in 2018, U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II fighters deployed to the Pacific aboard the USS Wasp amphibious assault ship, and used Raytheon Company's Intelligence, Information and Services business's Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) to guide them onto the ship's deck in all weather and surface conditions up to the rough waters of Sea State 5.

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Sun, Jul 22, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.22.18)

Aero Linx: The Ninety-Nines The Ninety-Nines is the international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our passion for flight. Established in 1929 by 99 women pilots, the members of The Ninety-Nines, Inc., International Organization of Women Pilots, are represented in all areas of aviation today. And, to quote Amelia, fly “for the fun of it!”

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Sun, Jul 22, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.22.18): Runway In Use/Active Runway/Duty Runway

Runway In Use/Active Runway/Duty Runway Any runway or runways currently being used for takeoff or landing. When multiple runways are used, they are all considered active runways. In the metering sense, a selectable adapted item which specifies the landing runway configuration or direction of traffic flow. The adapted optimum flight plan from each transition fix to the vertex is determined by the runway configuration for arrival metering processing purposes.

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Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.22.18)

"Rethink the Skies is a message that is just as applicable to defence and security as it is to adventure tourism. All around us, we see new challenges to provide services into remote places, provide airborne connectivity, and reduce our industry’s environmental impact... The aerospace industry can’t solve these new challenges with variations on the same answers. With Airlander there is a way to do things differently – and better.” Source: HAV CEO Stephen McGlennan discussing Hybrid Air Vehicles Limited having entered a new chapter, with the announcement of a new Chairman and launch of its "Rethink the Skies" campaign.

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Sat, Jul 21, 2018

Airborne 07.20.18: AirVenture Innovation Preview, Terrafugia, Sporty’s Stratus 3

Also: Blue Origin's 9th!, D-Day Squadron, IFD550 For CitationJet, VietJet Buys 100 737MAX's

EAA and the Aero-News Network are pleased to release the latest in a series of novel Aero-TV/Airborne programs designed to draw attention to the most innovative and aggressively oriented companies in the aviation universe -- and most particularly, those with REAL news to impart at AirVenture 2018. So... we present this year’s "AirVenture Innovation Preview," (which we call the "AIP", for short), to allow dozens of innovators who worked with us over the past few weeks to produce informational video presentations with our media staff. This comprehensive program containing some 30 or so short, 2 to 5 minute, online media presentations that offer a glimpse at what is really new and innovative at AirVenture. Terrafugia has announced new features in the Transition production vehicle, a two-s

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Sat, Jul 21, 2018

U.S. DOT Announces $659.8 Million In Infrastructure Grants To 390 Airports

Projects Include Runways, Taxiways, Aprons, Terminals, Aircraft Rescue And Firefighting Vehicles, And Snow Removal Equipment

The FAA will award $659.8 million in airport infrastructure grants, as part of $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States. This second increment of funding provides 450 grants that will fund 664 infrastructure projects including runways, taxiways, aprons, terminals, aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles, and snow removal equipment.

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Sat, Jul 21, 2018

Bob Hoover Foundation Funds $150,000 In Aviation Scholarships

Bob's Memory... and His Mission... Live On!

The Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation, has so far funded aviation scholarships totaling $150,000.00, according to Tracy Forrest, its President. According to Forrest, “ These scholarships are a core element of fulfilling the mission Bob Hoover laid out for the Legacy Foundation, prior to his passing. Bob wanted his legacy to be an on-going, dynamic commitment to excellence in aviation, especially on the part of tomorrow’s aviation leaders.” The scholarships are given to full-time, undergraduate students enrolled at either the Prescott, AZ or Daytona Beach, FL campuses of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Recipients must be enrolled in the College of Aviation, majoring in Aeronautical Science with the intention of becoming a professional pilot.

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Sat, Jul 21, 2018

Aston Martin Introduces Volante Vision Concept At Farnborough

VTOL 'Flying Car' Design To Explore Luxury Personal Air Mobility

Terrafugia not exotic enough for you? Switchblade not sporty enough? Want to make a real statement with your "flying car"? If you've got the means, British luxury brand Aston Martin has introduced what may be the personal air vehicle for you. At Farnborough, the iconic car maker perhaps best associated with James Bond presented the Volante Vision Concept, a luxury concept aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities. Produced in partnership with Cranfield University, Cranfield Aerospace Solutions and Rolls-Royce, the concept aircraft aims to bring luxury personal transportation to the sky.

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