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Wed, Apr 26, 2017

The 2017 Planes of Fame Air Show At The Chino Airport Will Go On As Planned

But Tenants Who Filed Suit Will Seek Changes In Oversight For 2018 Show

The group of plaintiffs filing suit against Planes of Fame have withdrawn the motion for a preliminary injunction of the 2017 air show. This action will allow the air show to proceed as planned on May 6th and 7th, 2017. The plaintiffs will continue legal action in their pursuit of fair operations for future air shows at the Chino Airport.

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Airborne-Unmanned 04.25.17: UAS Broadcast, College Drone Racing, XPO17 LIVE!

Also: Aeryon Labs, Northrop Grumman, XTAR Connectivity, Bowling Green Drones

The broadcast platforms of tomorrow may well be unmanned... and 360 Designs has just introduced the Flying EYE -- designed to be a virtual reality (VR), live-streaming UAV. 360 Designs claims the vehicle is the world's first broadcast quality, live streaming VR drone -- offering as much as 6K resolution, as well as the ability to broadcast 360 video to YouTube, Facebook, ground receivers, a custom app and other venues. The competitive landscape for the drone community is growing larger by the day... and the most recent iteration involves the collegiate community in a new generation of UAS racing contents. The Purdue Drone Club hosted the first ever Collegiate Drone Racing National Championship on April 15th, 2017. A landmark in collegiate drone racing, the sport of drone racing is currently one of the fastest growing spor

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Aero-TV: Rotorcraft Risk Mitigation - FX, LLC, at HeliExpo 2017

Focus Is On Reducing The Accident Rates Across The Industry…

FX LLC was established by the helicopter industry to look into the root causes of helicopter accidents, and they found that it often comes down to the fundamentals. Kevin Bredenbeck, VP of Operations and Director of Training for FX LLC told ANN CEO and editor in chief Jim Campbell at HAI 2017 that the group was challenged with looking at about 2,000 accidents. What they found were some common threads in those accidents.

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017

FAA Launches BasicMed

Offers An Alternative To Third Class Medical

General aviation pilots can now prepare to fly under BasicMed without holding a FAA medical certificate as long as they meet certain requirements. They can fly under BasicMed beginning on May 1, the effective date of the January 10 final rule. It offers pilots an alternative to the FAA's medical qualification process for third class medical certificates, while keeping general aviation pilots safe and flying affordable.

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Vivek Saxena Reportedly Steps Down As Mooney CEO

Albert Li Will Serve As Executive Director While A Search For His Replacement Is Conducted

After less than a year at the helm of Mooney Aircraft, Vivek Saxena has apparently resigned his post. 

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Uber Announces Multiple Partnerships At Uber Elevate Summit

Multiple Aircraft Manufacturers Will Work On Developing Electric VTOL Aircraft Concept

Uber has a vision that in the not-too-distant future, a network of electric-powered VTOL flying people movers will be ferrying passengers at speeds up to 175 miles per hour to urban destinations.

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Not Interested In Selling Airports To Raise Revenue

Airport Officials Recognize And Support Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Comments Related To Current Airport Governance Model 

Together, Calgary, Vancouver and Ottawa airport authorities are standing in support of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for commenting that he's not interested in selling off Canada's major airports to fund the construction of new roads, hospitals, and other projects. Trudeau's comments were made during an interview with Bloomberg News while in Toronto on April 20, 2017.

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Sun 'n Fun 2017 ... By The Numbers

Organizers Say Event Was The 'Best Ever'

The 43rd Annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo presented by Visit Florida and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association took place April 4 –9, 2017 in Lakeland, Florida. 

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017

FAA Reports Injuries Due To Turbulence Doubled In 2016

A Total Of 44 Injuries Reported To Airliner Passengers And Crew

The FAA has released a report indicating that the number of injuries attributable to turbulence experienced by airliners doubled from 2015 to 2016. 

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Congress To Examine United Airlines Incident

House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee To Examine Airline Consumer Issues

The leadership of the House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee has announced that it will look into the incident in which a passenger was dragged bodily off a United Airlines flight earlier this month. The hearing will focus more broadly on airline consumer issues.

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