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Tue, May 22, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 05.22.18: Aurora ACUS, Horsefly Delivers, K2 LEO UAS

Also: Aero-TV: Textron's X5-55, InfraDrone App, NASA's Mars Helicopter, Gremlins on Track

This month, Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) successfully delivered cargo to U.S. Marines in the Integrated Training Exercise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California. AACUS completed its first closed loop mission from takeoff to landing for its intended purpose of actual cargo resupply to Marines, as it successfully completed an autonomous cargo sustainment flight delivering more than 500 pounds of water, gasoline, MREs, and replacement communications gear including a packed cooler to represent urgently required cargo such as blood. Aurora says that this was the first ever “autonomous point-to-point cargo resupply mission” providing critical logistics support to Marines in need. The HorseFly truck-launched Autonomous Drone Package Delivery System is now making real-life package deliveries to homes in the Cincin

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Tue, May 22, 2018

AACUS Makes First Operational Cargo Delivery To US Marines

Aurora’s AACUS Program Honored With Howard Hughes Award

Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) achieved a major milestone last week when it successfully delivered cargo to US Marines in the Integrated Training Exercise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California.

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Tue, May 22, 2018

Zunum Aero Lands Jetsuite As Launch Customer For Electric Airliner

Deliveries Expected To Begin In 2022

Zunum Aero has landed Jetsuite as the launch customer for its hybrid-electric 12-seat airliner, with deliveries expected to begin in 2022.

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Tue, May 22, 2018

Flexjet Increases Red Label Pilot Salaries

Makes The Group The Industry’s Highest Paid

Flexjet has announced substantial salary increases for Red Label pilots, making them the highest paid in the industry.

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Tue, May 22, 2018

NASA Spacecraft Discovers New Magnetic Process In Turbulent Space

Magnetospheric Multiscale Spacecraft Detects Event In Near-Earth Environment

Though close to home, the space immediately around Earth is full of hidden secrets and invisible processes. In a new discovery reported in the journal Nature, scientists working with NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Spacecraft — MMS — have uncovered a new type of magnetic event in our near-Earth environment by using an innovative technique to squeeze extra information out of the data.

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Tue, May 22, 2018

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport To Install New Generators

Responds To Power Failure At The Major Hub Last December

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta will spend $130 million to install about 20 generators at the airport in response to a power failure that shut down the airport last December.

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Tue, May 22, 2018

FAA Proposes $232,300 Civil Penalty Against Aviation Technical Services Inc.

Alleges Failure To Conduct Mandatory Drug And Alcohol Testing For Some Employees

The FAA has proposed a $232,300 civil penalty against Aviation Technical Services Inc. (ATS) of Everett, Wash., for allegedly violating drug and alcohol testing regulations.

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Tue, May 22, 2018

Sikorsky And Canada's DND Receive AHS International Award

Marks Successful CH-148 Cyclone Helicopter Shipboard Tests

AHS International has recognized Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, for "conducting an extraordinary international effort" to demonstrate flight and shipboard operation of the CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter from a Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate. The award cites successful expansion of the flight envelope to Sea State 6 conditions, where waves reached a height of 20 feet with winds up to 55 knots.

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Tue, May 22, 2018

Is There A Doctor On The Plane? Yes, The Surgeon General

Jerome Adams Helps A Passenger In Distress Aboard A Delta Airlines Flight

When Delta Airlines flight attendants went through the cabin last Tuesday asking if there was a doctor on board the aircraft who could assist in a medical emergency, they probably didn't expect to encounter United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams ... but that is the doctor they found.

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Tue, May 22, 2018

ANN FAQ: How To Get YOUR News Out On Aero-News

Good News, Bad News... It's ALL News

As the preeminent online aviation news resource out there, the editorial staff at Aero-News sees a large number of news releases. We look at all of them, and can usually tell whether something merits publishing consideration within reading the first couple of paragraphs. Often, however, a new and innovative product can be overlooked because of the very words written to promote it, by the very people who created it.

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