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Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Airborne 02.27.15: CS300 Flies, Nimoy Goes West, NTSB's Hart OK'd, PBOR II

Also: Bell 505 Update, Mooney Update, UAV Hysteria, AAR Sells Telair, True Blue Power, More UAV Waivers, Flyers Rights

The Bombardier CSeries CS300 airliner made its first flight today from Montreal's Mirabel airport. After a weather cancellation Thursday and nearly hour's delay this morning, the CS300 took off at 1100, ET, after dealing with an issue with the flight test monitoring system. Once fixed, C-FFDK took off from runway 24 without any problems and engaged in a 'picture perfect' 5 hour test flight. ANN also just learned of the passing of Science Fiction TV/Movie Icon, Leonard Nimoy, whose 'Mr. Spock' character inspired many to dream of great things. The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved Christopher Hart as chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board on February 26, sending the nomination to the full Senate. Hart originally served with the NTSB from 1

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Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Christopher Hart Approved As NTSB Chair By Senate Committee

Has Been Acting Chair Since Departure Of Deborah Hersman Last Year

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has voted to confirm Christopher Hart as the next chairman of the NTSB. Hart has served as acting chair of the panel since the departure of Deborah Hersman last year.

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Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Key NBAA-Backed Provision Included In New PBOR Legislation

Requires FAA To Release Enforcement Report When Serving Emergency Orders

The Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 legislation introduced Thursday by Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) along with companion legislation in the U.S. House contains a key provision backed by the NBAA.

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Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Wipaire’s Leesburg, FL Service Center Endorsed By Viking

Named Factory-Endorsed Service Center

Viking Air Limited, of Sidney, British Columbia, has added Wipaire’s Leesburg, Florida service center to its network of Viking Factory Endorsed Service Centers (FESC).  The Leesburg service center joins Wipaire’s headquarters facility in South Saint Paul, Minnesota, as a Viking FESC.

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Sat, Feb 28, 2015

HondaJet Flight Simulator Arrives At Honda Aircraft Company

Installation At The HondaJet Training Center Underway

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the first HondaJet flight simulator has been delivered and is currently being installed at the company’s world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. The full motion, Level D simulator was developed in partnership with FlightSafety International and will be located at the HondaJet Training Center on the campus of Honda Aircraft.

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Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Elbit Systems To Introduce Helicopter ClearVision At Heli-Expo

Enhanced Flight Vision System Solution For Rotary-Wing Platforms

Elbit Systems will introduce a helicopter version of its ClearVision EFVS at Heli-Expo 2015 in Orlando, FL next week.

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Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Arsenal Of Democracy Flyover Route Released

Flight Scheduled For May 8th In Washington, D.C.

The flight path for the "Arsenal of Democracy" flight planned for May 8th in Washington, D.C. has been announced by the event's organizers.

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Sat, Feb 28, 2015

ESA's Spaceplane Is Heading Home

Data From Flight Will Be Analyzed In Italy

ESA’s IXV spaceplane, launched on a Vega rocket on February 11, is now on its way back to Europe for detailed study in Italy.

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Sat, Feb 28, 2015

NASA's Giant Crawlers Turn 50 Years Old

Spacecraft Transporters Pivot Toward Future Exploration

NASA's crawler-transporters, two of the largest vehicles ever built, have carried NASA rockets and spacecraft to the launch pad for the last 50 years. They will continue their legacy as the "workhorses" of the nation's space program as part of the agency's journey to Mars.

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Sat, Feb 28, 2015

ANN FAQ: How Do I Become A News Spy?

We're Everywhere... Thanks To You!

Even with the vast resources and incredibly far-reaching scope of the Aero-News Network, every now and then a story that should be reported on slips through our fingers. There's a lot of news out there, and sometimes we just don't get to all of it... so we came up with the idea of News Spies.

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