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Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Aero-TV: True Blue Power – Evangelizing The Best Of New Lithium Technologies

Technology Is Misunderstood, Company Executive Says…

Lithium batteries are a misunderstood technology that has suffered from a misperception of the devices. That is the assessment of Rick Slater, Director of True Blue Power at Mid Continent Instrument Company, who told Aero-News CEO and Editor in Chief Jim Campbell at NBAA-BACE that the company began in 2013 to educate people about the technology, and its benefits for aviation...

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Wed, Nov 22, 2017

EASA, FAA Certify A350-1000

Aircraft On Target To First Customer Delivery By Year End

Following an intensive flight test campaign performed in less than a year, the A350-1000 has received Type Certification from EASA and the FAA. The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines.

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Wed, Nov 22, 2017

ANN Wishes Our Readers, Listeners And Viewers A VERY Happy Thanksgiving Holiday

Yes... We Will Be On A Holiday Schedule For The Rest Of Week

As the Aero-News staff observes the US holiday of Thanksgiving on Thursday, we wanted to let our readers know that ANN will still be on the job, reporting breaking news in the aviation and aerospace fields as it happens -- in Real Time -- just like always. Aero-News will be publishing at a slightly reduced level on November 23rd and 24th, as our staffers spend some time with their families... some of whom may not recognize them away from their computers. Basically, we're going to treat the four-day weekend as just that: a four-day weekend, meaning you'll still be able to find several new stories each day on our website.

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Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Airborne-Unmanned 11.21.17: Resolute Eagle UAS, Aerotain Skye, Novus Unmanned 17

Also: Mars Drone, ASTM Drones Standards, Huerta Reflects On His Tenure, UAS Delivers Acceptance Letters

On Nov. 8, PAE ISR’s Resolute Eagle UAS completed its first commercial airspace flight. The flight took place at the Pan-Pacific UAS Test Range—located at Pendleton Airport in Oregon—operating under a FAA Certificate of Waiver. A Group 3 fixed wing tactical UAS, the Resolute Eagle is known for delivering advanced performance in payload capacity, available power, and a small logistical footprint to support various types of missions. The FAA has granted a waiver from the agency’s small drone rules (Part 107) to Cevitasnow in Columbus, OH, to allow the company to operate a helium-filled Aerotain Skye tethered aircraft over people on the ground. The Aerotain Skye resembles a tethered floating beach ball, but is technically an “aircraft.” It carries a camera and sm

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Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Boeing Building Team To Design '797' Airliner

Terry Beezhold Moved To The Project, According To The Company

A top Boeing engineer has been tapped for a leadership role in the design of what is expected to be the 797 airliner, according to the company.

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Wed, Nov 22, 2017

NTSB Finds Design Flaw In TBM 700 As Cause For Fatal Accident

Aircraft Went Down In The Caribbean With Two People On Board In September, 2014

The NTSB has released its probable cause report from a 2014 accident in the Caribbean which fatally injured New York real estate developers Larry and Jane Glazer.

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Wed, Nov 22, 2017

AMA Drone Report 11.16.17: Drone Registration, Drone Journalists Jailed

Also: Terror Advisory, DRL Sim, SureFly Octocopter, Space Needle Drone Pilot, FAI-ASFC World Fly-In Expo

A bill that includes a return to civilian drone registration has been included in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2018. It would again require the registration of drones weighing more than about half a pound with the federal government. "Congress finalized legislation that will reverse the earlier court ruling in the John Taylor case and restore the FAA’s UAS registration requirement, including for AMA members," said the AMA. Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke has issued an updated National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin pertaining to the terrorism threat to the U.S. homeland. “After careful consideration of the current terror threat environment—and with input from intelligence and law enforcement partners, I have made the decision to update

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Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Bombardier Predicts Latin America's 60- To 150-Seat Aircraft Fleet Will Double

Releases Annual Outlook Through 2036

The Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Market Forecast 2017-2036 for Latin America predicts that overall traffic is expected to grow 5.1 per cent annually and intra-regional traffic to grow slightly more than the world average at 5.6 per cent annually over the next 20 years.

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Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Women to Attempt Skydiving World Record On Thanksgiving

Group Jump To Be Made Multiple Times Each Day From Thursday To Saturday

An international team of 40 women will attempt to set a world record for largest all-female skydiving formation while flying in an upright orientation. This is the first all-female world record event of its kind.

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Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Airbus A380 Deal With Emirates In Limbo

Airline Backed Out Of Signing Ceremony Shortly Before It Was To Occur

While Airbus executives were waiting in the wings to sign a $16 billion dollar deal with Emirates Airline for 36 A380 airliners at the Dubai Air Show last week, the carrier told the planemaker that the deal would not be signed that day.

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