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Thursday

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Establishing The CODE For UAVs To Fly As Collaborative Teams

Software Under Development Enabling Unmanned Aircraft To Work Together With Minimal Supervision

The U.S. military’s investments in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have proven invaluable for missions from intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) to tactical strike. Most of the current systems, however, require constant control by a dedicated pilot and sensor operator as well as a large number of analysts, all via telemetry.

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015

NASA Concludes SPHERES Zero Robotics 2014 Challenge

European Secondary School Students Controlled Volleyball-Sized Robots Aboard ISS From The Ground

Inspired by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta mission and NASA's upcoming OSIRIS-Rex mission, Zero Robotics finalists were given the task to simulate imaging a virtual asteroid on the International Space Station last Friday. Secondary-school students from across Europe controlled miniature satellites on the space station in a competition to get the best images.

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Google Releases Lunar XPRIZE Documentary

YouTube Film Chronicles Efforts To Go Back to The Moon

A 24-minute documentary produced by Google which chronicles the efforts to go back to the moon ... at least robotically ... has been released on YouTube after a run in planetariums around the country.

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015

ATR Appoints New Senior Vice-President, Programs

Will Oversee All Serial Developments For The Planemaker

Thierry Casale, 49, has been appointed Senior Vice-President of the newly created Programs directorate of ATR. In this position, Mr. Casale will be in charge of supervising, coordinating and setting priorities in all serial developments as well as fleet in service activities, set to anticipate and meet customers' expectations.

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015

New Inductees Chosen For CAF Hall Of Fame

Three Tapped For Recognition At February 21 Ceremony

For over 50 years the CAF has grown through the efforts of tens of thousands of members. A few of those members have made monumental contributions towards the success and worldwide impact that the CAF enjoys to this day. The CAF Hall of Fame was established to honor those members.

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015

ANN FAQ: Have You Tried The ANN News Ticker?

Several years ago, ANN's first web-geek, Al Pike, designed a small "portable" News Ticker that offers  current ANN headlines detailing what is happening in the aviation world. It can be copied to virtually any Web site (including YOURS!) on the Internet by simply requesting the code from us.

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (01.29.15)

“AMA has always believed that the best, and perhaps the only, way to successfully manage the recreational community is through a community-based set of safety guidelines and the combined efforts of the FAA and AMA.” Source: Academy of Model Aeronautics statement.

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.29.15): Nocturnal Jet

This wind speed maximum occurs just above the nocturnal inversion at night. It is typically found in the south central United States during the late spring and summer months.

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.29.15)

Independent Fixed Base Operators Association

IFBOA serves all types of aviation businesses, by providing resources and buying power to compete more effectively, and to increase the marketability and profitability of members through the interchange of knowledge, enhanced purchasing capabilities, shared marketing, and common objectives.

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Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Airborne 01.28.15: AMA Steps Up, AirAsia Stall Warnings, Obama Wants Carbon Cuts

Also: Ridiculous Arkansas Regs Proposed, Tecnam Juggernaut, New EC135 T2+ Training Helo, NBAA Joins 'Know Before You Fly', Wipaire Grand Opening, AirVenture SkyDive Record

As the media hype continues to grow regarding the occurrence of a small unmanned aerial system landing on the White House lawn, Bob Brown, President of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, sent a letter to FAA administrator Huerta indicating AMA’s continued interest in working with the FAA to resolve UAV issues. In Brown’s letter, he said in part, that the “AMA has always believed that the best, and perhaps the only, way to successfully manage the recreational community is through a community-based set of safety guidelines and the combined efforts of the FAA and AMA.” An investigator on the team working to determine what happened to AirAsia Fight 8501 says that the Cockpit Voice Recorder captured the sound of stall

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