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Tue, Jun 25, 2019

American Rocketeers Runners Up in Paris

Students From Madison West High School Placed Second In International Rocketry Challenge At Paris International Air Show

On June 20th and 21st , students from Madison West High School (located in Madison, WI) competed against the best student rocketeers in the world at the International Rocketry Challenge (IRC) and placed second in the closest competition in IRC history. After placing first in the Team America Rocketry Challenge finals on May 18th in Virginia, the Madison West team represented the United States against teams from the United Kingdom, France, and Japan at the Paris International Air Show.

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Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Japan Outlaws Flying A Drone While Drunk

Penalties Can Include Up To A Year In Prison

The Japanese parliament has passed a law making it a criminal offense to fly a drone while intoxicated.

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Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Lockheed Martin Selected For The Next Phase Of A Small Spacecraft Mission

Company Is The Industry Partner On The Janus Mission, Recently Selected As A Part Of NASA's SIMPLEx Program

Lockheed Martin has been selected to design dual small deep space spacecraft to visit near-earth asteroids in a mission called Janus, led by the University of Colorado Boulder. One of NASA's Small Innovative Mission for Planetary Exploration (SIMPLEx) finalists, Janus is designed to fly by two binary asteroids, or asteroids orbiting a common center of mass, to image the system using both visible and infrared cameras. These small satellites will launch in 2022 to reach the asteroid system in 2026.

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Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Cutter Aviation Promotes Jon Lassak To Chief Pilot

Will Lead And Train Pilot Team For Charter Operations

Cutter Aviation is pleased to announce the promotion of Jon Lassak to the role of Chief Pilot for Cutter Aviation’s Charter and Flight Management Department based in Phoenix, AZ. In his new role, Mr. Lassak is enthusiastic about the opportunity to lead and train a great team of pilots as they grow Cutter Aviation’s charter flight operations and aircraft management services for their domestic and international client base.

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Tue, Jun 25, 2019

ANN FAQ: Share Aero-News With Your Friends

Send Them A Story -- We Don't Mind!

Do you need another set of eyes to see that story you can't believe Jim just wrote? Want to spread Hognose's unique wisdom and perspective to the masses, or share the latest Klyde Morris with another member of the flying community? (Or perhaps to someone who just really, really likes ants?)

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Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.25.19)

"Electric air transport will deeply transform and improve urban mobility. Electric propulsion has enabled the world of drones, it will do the same for aviation. The Bristell Energic is a stepping stone for the development of such new aviation transport solutions, where the challenge will be safety and certification." Source: André Borschberg, former CEO and Pilot of Solar Impulse, and now H55’s Co-Founder and Executive Chairman.

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Tue, Jun 25, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.25.19): Time Change Item

An item of equipment which has an established overhaul time which is related to time in service.

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Tue, Jun 25, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.25.19)

Chairs DeFazio, Larsen Statements from Hearing on “Status of the Boeing 737 MAX: Stakeholder Perspectives”

Read the full statements from House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) during Wednesday’s hearing titled: “Status of the Boeing 737 MAX: Stakeholder Perspectives.”

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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

Airborne 06.21.19: IFR SpaceX Launch, Daher Buys Quest, ATSB On C-210

Also: USAF Thunderbirds, Delta Good Deed, Commercial Aircraft Production, Embraer KC-390

Just about the time when you think you’ve finally seen it all with SpaceX, they do something that you haven’t EVER seen before... in more ways than one! Recently SpaceX scored another successful launch and landing of components of a Falcon 9 supporting the Candian Space Agency’s RADARSAT Constellation Mission. Falcon 9’s first stage for launch of RADARSAT Constellation Mission previously flew on Crew Dragon’s first demonstration mission in March 2019. Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage returned to land on SpaceX’s nearby Landing Zone 4 (LZ-4) at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The vehicle started deploying several satellites approximately 54 minutes after launch. Daher is taking a major step in developing the company’s airplane manufacturing business with the acquisition of Quest Aircraft Company, which builds the Kodiak 100. The Kodiak 100 is a 10-

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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

Airborne 06.24.19: StratoLaunch 4 Sale?, Canada Needs Pilots, MidEast NOTAM

Also: NAC Acquiring ATRs, Kopter’s SH09 Third Proto, UK Red Arrows, Gone West-Jack Swope

The Stratolaunch aircraft, developed to launch small payloads into space from a conventional runway, is being offered for sale by Vulcan, the holding company founded by the late Paul Allen. Stratolaunch, which has flown once, is being offered for $400 million. The price includes the airplane, intellectual property, and associated facilities. Neither Stratolaunch or Vulcan would comment on the rumors of a proposed sale, saying that the company "remains operational. We will provide an update when there is news to share." But the company has been downsizing during the first half of this year, and much of the workforce has been laid off even with a valid contract to launch a small rocket for Northrop in 2020. In June 2019, programs were launched to ensure the continuing health of the Royal Canadian Air Force

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