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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

Airborne 10.19.18: Thunderbird G-LOC, AEA Prepares, Zenith Workshops

Also: Sonaca Aircraft, Enstrom 280FX Sale, Boeing Forecasts Air Cargo Traffic, FlightAware

We now have more information about the tragic accident that took the life of Thunderbird Pilot, Maj. Stephen Del Bagno. According to USAF investigators, who released their report on the investigation into the April 4 crash at the Nevada Test and Training Range near Nellis Air Force Base, Del Bagno temporarily lost consciousness during a high ‘G’ maneuver and was incapacitated right before his fatal accident last April. Del Bagno, along with five other Thunderbirds, was practicing an aerial maneuver called the High Bomb Burst Rejoin, and flew inverted for about 22 seconds at about 5,500 to 5,700 feet above ground level, where he experienced up to negative two G-forces, according to the report. At NBAA 2018, ANN had the chance to catch up with the incoming president of the AEA, Mike Adamson to

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

Expert Help Wanted: Could YOU Be The Next Face Of 'Airborne?'

Aviation's Longest Running Video News Program Is Seeking New Talent For Airborne Expansion

ANN is on the hunt for next new face of our Airborne news program series... in order to allow our current host the chance to do some important international volunteer work. Further; we also need to add new and talented persons to the roster so that we may accomplish the expanding mission of Airborne and a number of new Airborne additions coming up in the next few months. We have a need for one new staffer ASAP and another around the first of the year. These are autonomous 'one man/woman band' positions where you must be as comfortable behind the camera as in front of it. You will be responsible for presenting tech related news stories on camera while often handling all audio, video and lighting, as well as editing the final product.

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 10.09.18: FAA Reauthorized, MQ-9B SkyGuardian, MultiGP/DRL

Also: V-247 Vigilant UAV, ParaZero FAA Waiver, AUVSI'S Trusted Operator, Augusta Drone Company

The President of the United States has signed the long-term FAA Reauthorization that was finally approved by both the House and Senate over the past several days. Not everyone is happy (least of all, the model aviation community--for good reason), but most of the truly onerous aspects put forth in the last few years, especially the push for ATC Privatization, have gone by the wayside... for now. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed the first flight of its second MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) (YBC02) aircraft on September 26. The flight of the company-owned aircraft was conducted at Laguna Army Airfield in Yuma Proving Grounds. The second MQ-9B SkyGuardian gives the GA-ASI program team another aircraft to perform important development testing and demonstrations

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

AMA Drone Report 10.11.18: MultiGP/DRL Join Up, Hurricane Warning, EAA Support

Also: Airspace Authorization Expire?, MOSAIC Proposal, New LAANC Providers, FAA Targets UAS Violators

The 2018 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship and 2019 DRL Swatch Tryouts eSports Tournament will be held together in Las Vegas, Nevada over the weekend of February  8-10, 2019. The competitions merge real-life drone racing with an eSport drone racing tournament with the best pilots in the world meeting to compete. For the first time ever, the winner of the MultiGP Drone Racing Championship will be offered a contract for the upcoming 2019 DRL season, airing on ESPN. While Hurricane Michael was bearing down on those of us in the south, the FAA took a sharp tone right from the get-go by warning drone owners and operators that they could be subject to significant fines that could exceed $20,000 if they interfered with emergency response operations in the areas affected by the storm. On September 26

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

JetBlue Scholars Recognized By The U.S. DOE

Named A Winner Of The Department’s ‘2018 Reimagining The Higher Education Ecosystem Challenge’

JetBlue and its employer-sponsored college degree program – JetBlue Scholars – was recently named a winner of the U.S. Department of Education’s “2018 Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem Challenge.” The U.S. Department of Education announced the winners last week at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. JetBlue Scholars offers the airline’s crewmembers the opportunity to earn a fully-accredited associate or bachelor’s degree with JetBlue covering most of the cost.

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

At NBAA-BACE, Corporate Angel Network Raises Nearly $300,000

All Funds Support CAN's Mission Of Providing Charitable Flights To Cancer Patients

The annual Corporate Angel Network (CAN) charity event at NBAA-BACE in Orlando raised nearly $300,000 for CAN’s mission to transport cancer patients to treatment centers. The Fund an Angel Cocktail Reception was held at the Hilton Orlando on October 17th, in conjunction with NBAA’s 2018 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

FlightSafety Introduces New Specialty And Enrichment Courses

Now Available At Its Learning Centers And Online

FlightSafety International announces new Specialty and Enrichment courses that are available at its Learning Centers and online through eLearning and LiveLearning, the company’s instructor facilitated online training program.

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

German HEMS Operator DRF Luftrettung To Expand Its H145 Fleet

Will Take Delivery Of Three Of The Helicopters In 2019

At Helitech, Airbus Helicopters and DRF Luftrettung have signed a contract about the delivery of three H145s in 2019. This will bring the H145 fleet of the German Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) operator to 17, making them one of the biggest H145 operators worldwide.

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

NASA, MTSI Partner To Develop A Certifiable Autonomous Aircraft Framework

Will Work On NASA Traveler Project Through A Space Act Agreement

NASA and Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) will partner over the next 24 months to develop a framework for autonomous aircraft that can be used to achieve FAA certification. For MTSI, it will be the company’s first ever NASA Space Act Agreement, which enables it to partner with NASA Armstrong on the NASA Traveler Project.

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

Anderson Leads Army's Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Previously Was Director Of Operational Integration At The National Reconnaissance Office

Col. Courtney Cote retired from the Army and relinquished management of the Program Executive Office for Aviation's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office to Col. Scott Anderson, last month.

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