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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

FAA Extends NBAA's Small Aircraft Exemption For Members

Agency Also Reviewing Request To Remove Previously Imposed Limitations For Operators Outside The U.S.

The FAA has approved its request to extend NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption for a 12-month period, expiring on March 31, 2016. The exemption, which is available only to NBAA Members operating in the U.S., allows operators of small aircraft to take advantage of the flexibility usually offered to operators of larger, turbine-powered airplanes.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

SEC Lodges Fraud Charges Against Lynn Tilton, Patriarch Partners

Investment Adviser Accused Of Concealing Poor Performance Of Fund Assets From Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission has leveled fraud charges against an investment adviser and her New York-based firms accused of hiding the poor performance of loan assets in three collateralized loan obligation (CLO) funds they manage.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

OSHA Orders Pilot To Be Reinstated After Being Illegally Fired

Had Refused To Fly 'Unsafe' Medical Transport Helicopter

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Air Methods Corp. to reinstate a pilot who had refused to fly a medical helicopter with an inoperative ELT and was subsequently fired by the company.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Germanwings Co-Pilot Reportedly Sought Treatment For Vision Difficulties

Evidence Also Points To Treatment For Depression

Evidence uncovered in the apartment of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz indicates he had been examined by an eye specialist at University Hospital in Dusseldorf, Germany shortly before he apparently flew an A320 into terrain in the French Alps last week.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

AeroSports Update: Canadian Plane Flies With No Pilot

A Plane With Nobody Aboard Crashed In A Field Near Nipawin, Saskatchewan Canada, And Sure Enough, Nobody Was Hurt

We saw this headline from CBC news out of Canada that reminds us that when you hand prop an airplane, you had better know what you’re doing and follow appropriate procedures. The following is an abridged synopsis of the report:

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Veterans Barred From Enrollment In Arizona Helicopter Flight School

Department Of Veterans Affairs Says Yavapai College In Prescott Did Not Comply With Federal Regulations For The Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs has shut down new enrollment in a helicopter flight training program offered through Yavapai College in Prescott, AZ because of alleged violations of its rules regarding such programs.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Boeing, ANA Finalize Order For Three 787-10 Dreamliners

First Asian Airline To Operate All Three Members Of 787 Family

Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) have finalized an order for three 787-10 Dreamliners, valued at approximately $900 million at list prices. With this order, originally announced as a commitment in January 2015, ANA becomes Boeing's newest 787-10 customer and first airline in Asia to operate the entire family of 787 Dreamliners.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Embraer Sells Up To 34 Additional E-Jets To Air France/KLM Group

Firm Order For 15 Airplanes, Options For 17 More

Embraer announced has received a firm order for 15 E175s and two E190s from KLM Cityhopper, KLM's regional subsidiary. The contract for the 17 E-Jets also includes an option for 17 additional E-Jets for KLM Cityhopper or Air France regional subsidiary HOP! The firm order, which will be included in Embraer's 2015 first-quarter backlog, has an estimated value of $764 million based on Embraer's current list prices. The transaction is valued at $1.5 billion, if all options are exercised.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Airborne 03.30.15: Provisional TC-HondaJet, NASA/Mars, Lightspeed's Bluetooth

Also: New York Airways 1962, Mica Wants Privatized ATC, Ares UAV, Textron ProAdvantage, Boeing SC Union Vote, Whirly Girls

The Honda Aircraft Company has announced that the HondaJet has received its provisional type certification from the FAA. This achievement indicates the FAA’s approval of the HondaJet design based on certification testing, design reviews, and analyses completed to date. Honda Aircraft is targeting final FAA type certification in the next few months, following the completion of final testing and approval by the FAA. Last week NASA announced more details the plan for its Asteroid Redirect Mission, known as ARM, which in the mid-2020s will test a number of new capabilities needed for future human expeditions to deep space, including to Mars. Lightspeed Aviation has added Bluetooth audio capability to their entry level Sierra headset, making the entire Lightspeed line of aviation hea

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Aero-TV: Bird's Eye View - A Model Aviation FPV Primer

Pretty Darned Close To Being RIGHT There... FPV Offers Exciting Possibilities

While at eFest 2015, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, took the time to talk with Jack Marck, the foam category marketing manager for Horizon Hobby. When we use the word “foam,” we’re talking about extremely light-weight RC model airplanes that are constructed out of various types of plastic foams. The subject of this discussion was all about FPV.

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