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Tue, Jun 27, 2017

U.K. Prepares New Drone Restrictions

Would Make Operating Near An Airport Or Prison A Criminal Offense

New drone restrictions are being prepared in the U.K. following what was described an incident in which a drone came within about three feet of hitting a commercial airliner on approach to Liverpool John Lennon Airport on April 22.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017

U.S. Rocketry Students Impress At Internationals, Win Gold

Students From Festus, MO Become Third Consecutive U.S. Team To Take Top Spot

The 10-student team from Festus High School in Festus, MO bested the world's best rocketry teams and took first place in the International Rocketry Challenge (IRC). Sponsored by The Raytheon Company, the team represented the United States against teams from the United Kingdom, France and Japan in the IRC at the International Paris Air Show on June 22-23.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Bombardier Reports A Successful Paris Air Show

Takes Orders And Commitments For Up To $2 Billion

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft concluded a successful week at the 2017 International Paris Air Show, where it had the opportunity to connect with customers from around the world and announced up to $2 billion in orders and other commitments.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Senate Bill Would Require Medical Certificates For Balloon Pilots

Introduced By Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) In Wake Of 2016 Accident

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has filed a bill in the U.S. Senate that would require balloon pilots to undergo the same kind of medical examination as other pilots following an accident last July that resulted in the fatal injury of 16 people.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Sean Tucker Says He'll Retire From Solo Performing Next Year

Hopes To Establish A Formation Flying Act To Continue On The Air Show Circuit

Sean D. Tucker is one of the best known names on the air show circuit, and for good reason. He has flown on the circuit for 40 years, racking up more than 26,000 hours in the cockpit.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Air Canada Pilots Association Welcomes Transportation Committee Report

Parliamentarians Call For Fatigue Regulations With Safety As A Primary Concern, Based On Scientific Evidence

The Air Canada Pilots Association, representing more than 3,500 pilots, expressed gratitude to the Hon. Judy Sgro, Chair, and the members of Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities for their recommendations to improve aviation safety.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017

NASA Prepares For Aug. 21 Total Solar Eclipse

Provides Safety Information For Those Wishing To View The Event

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental United States, and NASA is preparing to share this experience of a lifetime on Aug. 21.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Fourth Gulfstream G600 Test Aircraft Makes First Flight

Production Aircraft In Completions For Interior Outfitting

The fourth Gulfstream G600 aircraft recently completed its debut flight just over six weeks after the third aircraft flew for the first time.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Airborne 06.27.17: SpaceX Doubles!, Sean Tucker Retirement, FA Changes

Also: Shoreham Update, Aero-Calendar, AUVSI, Fighter Pilots, André Borschberg, Airport Crimes, Drone Conference 
 
SpaceX, in the midst of a greatly accelerated launch pace, put two Falcon 9 Payloads into orbit, one of which was a reused first stage... AND then landed two first-stage boosters -- off opposite coasts. On June 23, 2017, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched the BulgariaSat-1 satellite into orbit—the first geostationary communications satellite in Bulgaria’s history. This mission marked the second reflight of a Falcon 9 first stage, having previously supported the Iridium-1 mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base in January of this year. Following stage separation, the first stage of Falcon 9 successfully landed on SpaceX’s East Coast droneship “Of Course I Still Love You,” stationed in the Atlantic Ocean -- under what were termed to be ‘challenging’ conditions. Sean D. Tu

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Airborne-Unmanned 06.27.17: AUVSI On Senate Bill, Intel Olympics, NIGHTWARDEN TUAS

Also: DRL Winner $$, Kespry Enters Insurance Sector, Drone Sim Market, Automated Vehicles Symposium
 
Brian Wynne, president and CEO of AUVSI, issued a statement on the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) provisions in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (S. 1405), which was introduced late last week by the Senate Commerce Committee: “Like the House FAA reauthorization bill, the U.S. Senate bill demonstrates a strong, sustained commitment for the safe and responsible growth of commercial UAS in the United States. The bill contains several provisions that will help lay the foundation for more complex operations, such as mandating a coordinated effort between the FAA, FCC, and NTIA to report on spectrum needs for small UAS..." Intel has announced a long-term technology partnership with the International Olympic Committee, which will bring Intel’s drone light show technology to future Olympic games. Through the partnership, which is expected

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