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Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Airborne 09.22.17: Breitling DC-3, World Aerobatic Championships, CFI Training

Also: Egan PLIMP, Aero-Honesty, Orbital ATK, United Airlines 747, New AIA Boss, Bristow Norway, ABS Celebrates 50th

Having departed from Geneva last March, the Breitling DC-3 made its grand return to Switzerland after circling the globe, landing in Sion where 100,000 passionate enthusiasts had gathered to attend the Breitling Sion Airshow 2017. A new feat for this legendary plane still in perfectly flightworthy condition and which is celebrating its 77th birthday this year. To share its passion for aviation with a broad audience around the planet, Breitling launched its DC-3 on a world tour in stages that notably included the Balkans, the Middle East, India, South East Asia, the Pacific and North America. Russia’s Mikhail Mamistov has been crowned FAI World Aerobatic Champion for a third time after a hard-fought competition in South Africa. The legendary Aerobatic pilot won the FAI Gold Meda

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017

AMA Drone Report 09.21.17: AMA Expo West, Parrot Mambo, No Drone Pot Delivery

Also: Drone Injury Study, Cook County-IL, Northeastern Drone Society, Propel Star Wars Drones, GA UAS Integration

One of the pinnacle model aviation events of the year is coming up and we wanted to make sure that you marked your schedule to be in Ontario, CA, right after the first of the year for the 2018 AMA Expo West. It will be the 20th annual rendition of the event and, as usual, it will feature the latest products in  radio-controlled model aviation, demonstrations, interactive displays, and exploration of the intricacies of flying model airplanes, helicopters, rockets, gliders, and -- of course, DRONES! Parrot has introduced a new mini-drone targeted at the growing drone racing market. The Mambo is equipped with an FPV HD camera, and comes with the new Parrot Cockpitglasses 2 (FPV goggles) and accompanying Parrot Flypad piloting controller. It is intended to be flown both outdoors and i

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Huerta Lauds NACC Teamwork In Face Of Adversity

Reaffirmed FAA's Commitment To Assist In Recovery Efforts

In his final speech before ICAO’s North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACC) Directors of Civil Aviation meeting, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta drove home the importance of working together in the face of natural disasters that have caused so much devastation in recent weeks.

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Airborne-Unmanned 09.19.17: FAA OKs FL Drone Ops, ICAO Registry?, No Pot Drones

Also: FAA Reauthorization, Medical Drone Transport, USMC Quadcopters, Canister Launched UAS, Atlas Dynamics

Airborne, primarily based in Jacksonville, FL is starting to recover from Hurricane Irma, and we can thank the Unmanned community for much of that. After the widespread devastation Hurricane Irma wreaked on Florida, unmanned aircraft have been invaluable in supporting response and recovery efforts here. A wide variety of agencies sought FAA authorization to fly drones in the affected areas. The FAA responded quickly, issuing a total of well over 100 airspace authorizations. This could get ugly... The ICAO is backing an effort to create a single global drone registry with a goal of the adoption of common rules for flying and tracking UAVs. The idea will be discussed at a symposium planned for Sept. 22-23 in Montreal. Stephen Creamer, director of ICAO's Air Navigation Bureau, said that the sin

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017

RFP: ANN Seeking New Site/Facility For Major Studio Upgrade

It's Official: Aggressive Upgrades For New Airborne Programs WILL Require New Digs

It's been in development for years, but we're getting to a point where we think we can pull off something TRULY REMARKABLE - which will require us to make BIG CHANGES. So... ANN is officially looking for a new home for a major new initiative... hopefully, a permanent one. We are now in the implementation phases of THE most significant upgrades we've ever undertaken and preparing to make significant operational modifications to accomodate them. As a result, we're currently inviting proposals for a NEW airport/office studio facility to serve as a home base and studio for new programming about to be introduced by the Aero-News Network, Inc., the Aviation World's Real-Time News and Information Service, our Daily Airborne Unlimited programming, our new 'Aero-Doc' documentary division, as well as other Aero-TV/Aero-Verse  productions.

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Virgin Atlantic Diverts London-To-Boston Flight To Manchester

Airline Said It Was Necessary To Deliver A Pilot To That Airport

Passengers aboard a Virgin Atlantic flight from Heathrow to Boston last Friday got an unexpected trip to Manchester, U.K. before heading across the Atlantic.

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017

J.F. Lehman & Company Completes Sale Of Doss Aviation

L3 Acquires The Flight Training Company With DOD Ties

J.F. Lehman & Company recently announced that its investment affiliate has sold its portfolio company, Doss Aviation  to L3 Technologies, Inc. Doss is a provider of flight training and airfield support services to the U.S. Department of Defense. The Company is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado and serves its defense customers at many locations worldwide. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Bombardier's CRJ - Rumors Of Its Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

New Report Shows Strength Of The Aircraft For Regional Carriers

A new report has been released by Markets and Reports addressing rumors that the Bombardier CRJ may be on its way out.

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Bell Helicopter Begins Delivery Of Nine Bell 505s To Chile

Aircraft Will Be Used For Corporate Transportation

Bell Helicopter has delivered two Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xs to Eagle Copters South America headquartered in Santiago. The aircraft will be used for corporate transportation.

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017

PAL-V Plans 'Flying Car' Circumnavigation

Company Executive Will Attempt The Flight

A PAL-V vice president plans to fly around the world in his personal "flying car", though no firm date has been set to begin the attempt.

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