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DJI and AMA have launched a joint program to promote safe and responsible drone operations, train public safety officers to use drones effectively, and support educational outreach efforts. DJI and the AMA will also collaborate on other potential opportunities to mutually support their missions and provide new programs and options for those interested in small unmanned aircraft systems. “Safe operations in the national airspace are of the utmost importance to the AMA,” said AMA Executive Director Dave Mathewson. The 2017 MultiGP International Open, will be held at the AMA National Headquarters in Muncie, Indiana, August 9-13, 2017. The MultiGP International Open will be a fun and educational time for all who will be in attendance, with “Fun Flys” open to all, multiple competitions (both racing and freestyle), workshops, and summit meetings during t
Will Provide Experience For Canada's Fixed-Wing SAR Program
Airbus Defence and Space has awarded CAE a contract for a comprehensive C295W aircrew and maintenance training solution to support the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) program. The contract is worth approximately C$200 million (approx. $153 million U.S.) over the next 11 years and includes options to extend an additional 15 years that would take the value to more than C$300 million (approx. $229 million U.S.).
Aircraft Being Developed Jointly By BAE Systems And Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
During her visit to Aero India 2017, Harriett Baldwin MP, UK Minister for Defense Procurement met BAE Systems and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and was given a demonstration of the partnership’s latest collaboration, the Advanced Hawk fast jet trainer.
Selected U.S. Companies Will Provide Technical Expertise And Test Facilities, Hardware And Software
NASA is seeking partnerships with U.S. companies focused on industry-developed space technologies that can advance the commercial space sector and benefit future NASA missions through the “Announcement of Collaborative Opportunity (ACO)” solicitation released by NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD).
The two AgustaWestland AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters operated by Bel Air of Denmark have exceeded 6000 flight hours as of January, setting a new milestone while demonstrating exceptional availability and mission effectiveness performing long range offshore transport missions in the North Sea. This outstanding result was possible through the strong cooperation between the operator and Leonardo’s customer support team.
Textron Aviation Selects Napa Jet Center For Maintenance Of Bonanza/Baron Series
Napa Jet Center (KAPC) has been selected by Textron Aviation to add the Beechcraft Authorized Service Center authorization for the Bonanza/Baron Series of aircraft to Napa Jet Center’s extensive listing of its FAA 145 authorized maintenance capabilities.