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Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Airborne 08.17.18: Best SportPlanes, FAA Killing HIWAS?, New Blue Angel Planes

Also: CTS First PW2000, Hypersonic Weapon Contract, Nat'l Airspace System Book, Alaska Accident

In light of the increasing use of questionable marketing and some deceptive tactics by companies like Icon Aircraft and Cirrus, ANN has attempted to cut through the fog and list companies and aircraft we feel comfortable in recommending to our readers and viewers. This year, we’re pleased to report a solid and growing list of great planes and companies that deserve your consideration, and that we’re also attempting to ease your chores by adding an ‘Integrity rating” to our evaluation process to indicate the confidence we have in the data and companies we evaluate. The FAA is requesting public comment on the agency's proposal to discontinue the Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS). According to the Federal Register, Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018

AMA Drone Report 08.16.18: Model Av Politics, MultiGP Int'l, Drone Chute

Also: Illinois Drone Rules, San Diego FD, 2018 UAS Summit & Expo, Drone Ops over DOD Facilities

The aero-political scene remains active and a bit frustrating but AMA remains an active participant in important model aviation issues. AMA tells us that, “The AMA Government Affairs team has been working persistently with lawmakers this year to ensure our hobby is protected in FAA reauthorization legislation. The Senate’s August recess gave our team a few days to adjust our strategy towards preserving Section 336 and to address some state and local concerns.” The largest professional drone racing league in the world hosted the biggest drone sports gathering in history last week. The 2nd annual MultiGP International Open took place Aug. 8-12 at the Academy of Model Aeronautics headquarters in Muncie, Indiana, USA. The week long event attracted the best pilots from all over the

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Sun Flyer 2 On The Road To Certification

As Battery Technologies Evolve, George Bye Explains How Those Advances Positively Impact The Electric Aviation

Sun Flyer 2 made quite a splash at AirVenture 2017, and Bye Aerospace was back at Oshkosh this year to provide an update on the electric-powered airplane.

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018

It's ALIVE! 2018 AirVenture Innovation Preview Program Now Available

Get The Inside Details On THE Most Exciting NEW Innovations And Product Announcements From OSHKOSH 2018...

The staff of EAA and the Aero-News Network were pleased to release the latest in a series of novel Aero-TV/Airborne programs designed to draw attention to the most innovative and aggressively oriented companies in the aviation universe -- and most particularly, those with REAL news to impart at AirVenture 2018. ANN and EAA have joined together again to present the highly successful "AirVenture Innovation Preview," (which we call the "AIP", for short), to highlight the incredibly innovative and news-making products that provide the 'BUZZ factor' at AirVenture 2018. Not only have we got the BUZZ nailed down, you can see it for yourself RIGHT NOW… and have been able to do so since several hours before the AirVenture gates were officially opened.

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Hawaiian Airlines Celebrates Launch Of All-Cargo Neighbor Island Service

Using ATR-72 Cargo Aircraft For Disaster Relief Flights

Hawaiian Airlines has launched an all-cargo service between Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), Lihue Airport (LIH) and Hilo International Airport (ITO) by transporting construction and household supplies to support disaster relief projects in Hanalei on Kauai and Puna on the Island of Hawaii.

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report From Propeller Strike Accident

Pilot Was Performing A Pre-Flight Inspection Of An Airplane Flown Earlier That Day

The NTSB has released a preliminary report from an accident which occurred on July 26th that fatally injured a pilot who was performing a pre-flight inspection on an C182 airplane at Cleveland Regional Jetport (KRZR) in Cleveland, TN.

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Goodyear's Wingfoot Lake Blimp Hangar Makes History

Century-Old Hangar Designated An Historic Ohio Landmark

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's blimp hangar at Wingfoot Lake in Suffield, Ohio, was officially recognized as a prominent Ohio landmark with the unveiling of an Ohio Historical Marker at the facility on Thursday.

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 08.14.18: Wing Delivery, Pilot Unions, Drones Herd Birds

Also: Cyberhawk, Oceans Unmanned, VerdeGo Aero, Swift Engineering

A pioneering commercial BVLOS delivery by drone brought ice cream to a two-year-old in a demonstration conducted in Virginia by Alphabet's Wing. The delivery flight covered 1.4 miles, and arrived within eight minutes from the time the order was completed by the mom of the lucky toddler. It was conducted under new rules that allow some states and other government entities to experiment with BVLOS drone flights put in place last year. Among those in attendance at the demonstration was Earl Lawrence, director of the FAA's UAS Integration Office. “You did see something historic today,” Lawrence said. “They can share the fact that the U.S. does have package delivery in its future.” dvancements in unmanned technology and the possibility that actual pilots may be minimized, as a result, is creating some turbulence a

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Southwest Airlines Updates Service Animal Policies

Changes Will Go Into Effect On September 17 To Provide Clearer Guidelines For Customers

 Southwest Airlines has announced changes to its policies for trained service and emotional support animals. The changes are designed to provide clearer guidance to Customers traveling with service animals and will go into effect on Monday, September 17.

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018

F-35 Mapping Event Sets Course For Better Organic Supply Chain Management

Navy Team Travels To Air Force Sustainment Center For Full Week Of Discussions

With the greatest fighter aircraft of modern times comes enormous responsibility.  A team from the F-35 Integrated Weapon Systems Team (IWST) at Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP WSS) recently made a trip to Hill Air Force Base in Utah, July 16-20, to map out a course for F-35 future sustainment and supply chain management.

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