“I’m Going To Say Something That Will Offend A Lot Of People”
While at EAA AirVenture 2016, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, sat down with Oklahoma Senator, James Inhofe, to discuss what’s going on in the politics of aviation. Fortunately, for those of you who watch this video, Senator Inhofe starts off with a great review of legislation that started with the Pilots Bill of Rights 1.
Combines 'Stunning Design' And 'Aerodynamic Innovation'
PowerEgg, the first consumer drone developed by PowerVision Technology Group, is now available for global pre-order. With its unique egg-shaped robotic design and the industry's first gesture recognition remote control, PowerEgg is the world's most intuitive drone designed for both enthusiasts and first time drone owners.
The Cessna Citation Longitude moves closer to its first flight as initial ground engine tests on its Honeywell HTF7700L turbofan engines have been completed. This paves the way for the prototype aircraft to take its first flight in the coming weeks. The engine tests verified the functionality of the engine start, fuel system and auto-throttle as well as interfaces with the avionics, electrical and hydraulic systems. Elon Musk has made good on his promise to memorialize the first recovery of a Falcon 9 booster by having the rocket placed on permanent display outside the company's California headquarters. The booster was placed upright outside the building over the weekend. The booster was recovered at Cape Canaveral on December 21, 2015, after delivering 11 satellites to orbit. It was the first time a booster had been
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It was only last week that we reported about the first flight of the Airlander-10 Hybrid Air Vehicle. Now, we’re sorry to say that we must report that the supersized airship suffered a mishap on its second test flight. In a statement posted on its website, Hybrid Air Vehicles said that the aircraft undertook its second test flight on Wednesday and flew for 100 minutes, completing all the planned tasks before returning to Cardington to land. According to the statement from the company, the Airlander experienced a heavy, nose first, landing and the front of the flight deck has sustained some damage which is currently being assessed. Both pilots and the ground crew are reported to be safe and well, and the aircraft is secured a