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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Boeing Names Aerospace Industry Leader To Head Boeing AvionX

Brendan Curran Brings Diverse Aerospace Expertise To The Organization

Boeing has named Brendan Curran president of Boeing AvionX, an organization formed last year to pursue the development and production of avionics and electronics systems.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Yuneec Introduces All-New Portable Folding Drone

Voice Control And Facial Detection Among The Features Of The New Aircraft

Yuneec International has introduced its all-new Mantis Q, the latest extension of Yuneec's award winning consumer lineup, is now available for pre-order in the United States. Mantis Q is an adventure ready drone controlled via mobile device or remote, features voice control technology and is small enough to tuck away inside a bag. The Mantis Q also features foldable arms for optimal portability and convenience, up to 33 minutes of battery life and autonomous flight modes with top speeds over 44 miles per hour.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

FAA Proposes To Discontinue HIWAS Services

Comment Period Open Through August 22

The FAA is requesting public comment on the agency's proposal to discontinue the Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS).

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

New Airplanes On The Way For The Blue Angels

Upgraded F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets Ordered From Boeing

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a contract valued at $17 million to Boeing for 11 new aircraft for the Blue Angels. The order is for the retrofit documentation and kits to convert nine F/A-18E and two F/A-18F Super Hornets into a Blue Angel configuration.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 08.14.18: Wing Delivery, Pilot Unions, Drones Herd Birds

Also: Cyberhawk, Oceans Unmanned, VerdeGo Aero, Swift Engineering

A pioneering commercial BVLOS delivery by drone brought ice cream to a two-year-old in a demonstration conducted in Virginia by Alphabet's Wing. The delivery flight covered 1.4 miles, and arrived within eight minutes from the time the order was completed by the mom of the lucky toddler. It was conducted under new rules that allow some states and other government entities to experiment with BVLOS drone flights put in place last year. Among those in attendance at the demonstration was Earl Lawrence, director of the FAA's UAS Integration Office. “You did see something historic today,” Lawrence said. “They can share the fact that the U.S. does have package delivery in its future.” dvancements in unmanned technology and the possibility that actual pilots may be minimized, as a result, is creating some turbulence a

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

No Recovery Of Aircraft That Went Down In Alaska

National Park Service Says Getting To The Aircraft Is Too Risky

Recovery of an airplane that went down earlier this month in Denali National Park is too risky to attempt, according to the National Park Service.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

National Training Aircraft Symposium Tackles Pilot Shortage

Event Held At ERAU Daytona Beach Campus

A worldwide pilot shortage and new, innovative ways to enhance aviation training are key discussions this week in Daytona Beach, FL at the 2018 National Training Aircraft Symposium: The Changing Role of the Pilot, hosted by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

AMA Drone Report 08.16.18: Model Av Politics, MultiGP Int'l, Drone Chute

Also: Illinois Drone Rules, San Diego FD, 2018 UAS Summit & Expo, Drone Ops over DOD Facilities

The aero-political scene remains active and a bit frustrating but AMA remionas an active participant in important model aviation issues. AMA tells us that, “The AMA Government Affairs team has been working persistently with lawmakers this year to ensure our hobby is protected in FAA reauthorization legislation. The Senate’s August recess gave our team a few days to adjust our strategy towards preserving Section 336 and to address some state and local concerns.” The largest professional drone racing league in the world hosted the biggest drone sports gathering in history last week. The 2nd annual MultiGP International Open took place Aug. 8-12 at the Academy of Model Aeronautics headquarters in Muncie, Indiana, USA. The week long event attracted the best pilots from all over the world including the U.S., Canada, Latin and South America, Europe, Korea, China, N

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Gulfstream G600 Makes Steady Progress Toward Certification

Aircraft Currently In Certification Field Performance Stage

The G600 has begun FAA certification field performance testing, according to a news release from Gulfstream.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Singapore Lands On Wilhelmsen As A Maritime Partner For Drone Delivery

Announced During The Aviation Community Reception, Hosted By The Civil Aviation Authority Of Singapore (CAAS)

Wilhelmsen Ships Service is one of only four companies to have received the funding, following a Call-For-Proposal (CFP) by CAAS and the Ministry of Transport. The CFP aims to support the development of systems and technologies to enable innovations within the wide-ranging use of UAS. The maximum funding available for each project is $1.5 million (Singapore dollars), or up to 50% of the total project qualified costs.

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