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Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Airborne 02.13.19: Inverted Flat Spin Record, FAA Bill, Black Wings Exhibit

Also: Bombardier New 50-Seater, Lynx FBO Acquisition, UPS Air Cargo Contract, NetJets Lawsuit

Spencer Suderman’s signature move is a called an inverted flat spin. On February 17, 2019, the professional aerobatic pilot will attempt to smash his own world record by spinning his biplane 120 times over Yuma, Arizona. Suderman, who lives in St. Augustine, Florida, is an air show performer and two-time Guinness World Records title holder for the most inverted flat spins in an aircraft. For this attempt, Suderman will fly an experimental Pitts Special S-1c. The plane is a different version of the one he used in 2016 to set the current world record of 98 spins. It is lighter and has a flat bottom wing, which lowers the stall speed and should allow it to reach a higher altitude. It also has a smaller engine that was custom built with extreme modifications for the attempt. Suderman says he wants to do

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Fri, Feb 15, 2019

AMA Drone Report 02.14.19: AMA Expo East, Altitude Angel, Sun ‘n Fun Drone Show

Also: Oklahoma Legislature, Corona CA PD Deploys, National Model Aviation Museum

Finally! This year’s rendition of AMA’s Expo East is right around the corner. Despite the dreary winter weather surrounding many of us, there is much to look forward to a month from now... including AMA Expo East, the second year that AMA has run this special event. This three-day expo provides a world-class display of the latest and greatest products for the modeling enthusiast and fun activities the whole family can enjoy, including flying demonstrations, model rocket and plane build-and-fly stations – as well as interactive displays, static model competitions and guest speakers. With 100+ exhibitors and expert modelers on hand, the expo will be entertaining for the novice and experienced modeler alike. Taking place at Secaucus New Jersey’s Meadowlands Exposition Center, this year’s ren

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Fri, Feb 15, 2019

All A380 Deliveries Will End in 2021

Airbus And Emirates Reach Agreement On Super Jumbo Fleet

Following a review of its operations, and in light of developments in aircraft and engine technologies, Emirates is reducing its A380 orderbook from 162 to 123 aircraft. Emirates will take delivery of 14 further A380s over the next two years. As a consequence and given the lack of order backlog with other airlines, Airbus will cease deliveries of the A380  in 2021.

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Fri, Feb 15, 2019

PASS President Warns That Government Shutdown Gambles With Aviation Safety

Professional Aviation Safety Specialists National President Mike Perrone  Testifies Before The House Aviation Subcommittee

For every day the federal government is shut down and FAA employees are impacted, the nation's aviation system is gambling with aviation safety, Professional Aviation Safety Specialists National President Mike Perrone told Congress today. And while 4,000 aviation safety inspectors were furloughed at the onset of the partial government shutdown, he said, "A critical layer of safety was missing, and this is unacceptable."

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Fri, Feb 15, 2019

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report From Ohio Medical Helicopter Accident

Aircraft Made Sharp Turns Before Impacting Terrain

The NTSB has released its preliminary report from an accident which occurred on January 29, 2019, at 0650 Eastern standard time in Ohio. The single-engine, turbine-powered, Bell 407 helicopter collided with forested, rising terrain about 4 miles northeast of Zaleski, Ohio. The aircraft was registered to and operated by Viking Aviation, LLC, doing business as Survival Flight, Inc., as a visual flight rules helicopter air ambulance flight under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 135 when the accident occurred.

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Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 02.12.19: Drone Appraisal, Stratospheric HiDron, DCGA Approval

Also: UK BVLOS Experimentation, Drone Delivery Canada, Smallest Asteroid Visit, Sinclair College UAS Training

NE Florida’s St. Johns County is one of the state's most rapidly-growing regions. In an effort to keep up with appraisals of new construction in the county and ensure compliance, the Property Appraiser has turned to drones to help in its assessment of value. The aircraft are deployed for multiple reasons, including compliance with building permits and tracking lots that may soon be added to the tax rolls. In 2018, St. Johns County added 4,300 new residential properties to its tax base. UAVOS and Stratodynamics Aviation have completed flights tests of the HiDron earth observation platform called an altitude of 82,000 ft. HiDron also carried an atmospheric measurement system. The night-time flight lasted 4 hours, including the one-hour weather balloon launch period with an average clim

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Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Aviation And Travel Industry Supports H.R. 1108

Coalition Of 40 Stakeholders Write Letter Backing Aviation Funding Stability Act Of 2019

A coalition of 40 stakeholders representing all segments of the aviation and travel industries today sent a letter to the chairmen and ranking members of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Subcommittee on Aviation, conveying its strong support for the Aviation Funding Stability Act of 2019 (H.R. 1108).

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Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Aero Charting: New, Free, And It Does The Job

Designed Specifically For The Hobbyist Flyer

Eagle Cap Software has introduced Aerocharting; its solution for the hobbyist flier, the pilot who enjoys the hundred-dollar hamburger but doesn't like getting too techie.

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Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Bombardier Sells Nine CRJ900 Aircraft To Chorus Aviation

Jazz Aviation LP To Be The First Canadian Operator Of The ATMOSPHERE Cabin Under The Air Canada Express Banner

A subsidiary of Chorus Aviation has signed a firm purchase agreement with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft for nine CRJ900 aircraft. These aircraft will be operated by Jazz Aviation LP, a subsidiary of Chorus Aviation, under the Air Canada Express banner, making them the first Canadian operator of the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for CRJ Series regional jets.

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Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Klyde Morris 02.15.19

The Truth Is Out There ...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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