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Thu, Feb 21, 2019

Airborne 02.20.19: Kotnik Relieved, FAA Enforcement, Aero Charting

Also: Major Gift From Clay Lacy, Golden Knights Accident, A380 Deliveries To End, Blue Angels Suspension

The first female pilot to lead the F-16 Viper demonstration team has been relieved of command just two weeks after being named to the post. Air Combat Command (ACC), director of public affairs Col. Allen Herritage said Capt. Kotnik was relieved on February 11, "due to a loss of confidence in her ability to lead and command the Air Combat Command F-16 Viper demonstration team. The Viper demonstration team is working to minimize impacts on scheduled performances and looks forward to inspiring crowds around the country during the upcoming season as soon as a new commander is selected.” The FAA has proposed revisions to the procedural rules governing its investigations and enforcement actions. The proposed revisions include updates to statutory and regulatory references, updates to agency org

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Thu, Feb 21, 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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Thu, Feb 21, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 02.19.19: Drone ID Marking, New Regs, Quantix NextGen

Also: LAANC Service Provider Request, XPONENTIAL Co-Located Events, Planck Aero, Altitude Angel

The FAA has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. Owners and operators may no longer place or write registration numbers in an interior compartment. The rule is effective on February 23. The markings must be in place for any flight after that date. The FAA has issued an NPRM that would allow operations of small unmanned aircraft over people in certain conditions and operations of small UAS at night without obtaining a waiver. It would also require remote pilots in command to present their remote pilot in command certificate as well as identification to certain Federal, State, or local officials, upon request, and proposes to amend the knowledge testing requirements in the rules that apply to

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Thu, Feb 21, 2019

GAMA Presents 2018 Year-End Aircraft Shipment and Billing Numbers

Deliveries In All Segments Increase For The First Time Since 2013

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today released the 2018 year-end results at its “State of the Industry” press conference Wednesday.

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Thu, Feb 21, 2019

AEA Unveils 2018 Year-End Avionics Market Report

Total Sales Exceed $2.7 Billion For The Year

The Aircraft Electronics Association has released its 2018 year-end Avionics Market Report, and total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales for 2018 amounted to $2,728,657,109, or more than $2.7 billion as reported by the participating companies.

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Thu, Feb 21, 2019

FreeFlight Systems Receives AML STC For Avail Performance Package

A Complete ADS-B Solution For Twin Turboprop Aircraft

NextGen avionics developer FreeFlight Systems announced today that the Avail Performance Package is now shipping and available for installation. The package recently received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) and Approved Model List (AML) certification. The AML STC allows for the installation of the Avail Performance Package into over 25 makes and models of twin turboprop aircraft from M7 Aerospace, Piper Aircraft, and Textron Aviation.

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Thu, Feb 21, 2019

Counting Down! ANN's Infamous April 1st Edition Is Back--With A Vengeance!

Send Us Your Wacky Ideas NOW!

ANN E-I-C Note: Folks... we gotta warn you... our Annual April 1st Editions are LEGENDARY -- and after a break last year (due to a death in the family) we intend that this WILL be our best April 1st Edition yet. Based on all the nonsense we've had to endure over the years (which we are duty-bound to lampoon), we certainly have good reason for that... so if you have any ideas of your own as to how to heighten the insanity, this is your CHANCE. We need YOUR ideas for how we might step up the insanity for 2019! I kid you not... as I look over all the stories we've already prepped, we are going to cause serious keyboard damage as people snort their soft drinks all over the place when they start reading this year's edition. This COULD BE OUR BEST YET! As always... NO ONE IS SAFE. We're going to have some fun with EVERYONE... Icon Aircraft (just 'cause it's an easy target doesn't mean it's immune to being lampooned), the FAA, USA Today, Drone

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Thu, Feb 21, 2019

U.K. To Expand No-Drone Zones Around Airports

Move Follows Closure Of Gatwick, Heathrow Airports Due To Reported Drone Sightings

The U.K. government and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have announced new legislation to extend the drone ‘no-fly’ zone around airports, banning drones from flying within 5km (3 miles) of runways. The new exclusion zone will be increased by several kilometres, including banning drone flight within 5km of runway ends. The enlarged zone will better protect the UK’s airports from those misusing drones, and will come into force on March 13.

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Thu, Feb 21, 2019

IAC To Move U.S. Nationals In 2019

Will Be Held In Salina, KS In September

A formal Nationals Site Review Process was ordered by the IAC Board of Directors at the annual Fall Board meeting in November of 2018 and Bob Freeman was tasked with conducting the process. Bob’s team consisted of Lorrie Penner, IAC Executive Director, IAC Secretary Lynn Bowes, former Director and founding member of Wichita Chapter 119 A.J. Hefel, and Kansas City Chapter 15 members John Morrissey and Linda Meyers-Morrissey.

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Thu, Feb 21, 2019

NASA Tests Urban Drone Traffic Management in Nevada, Texas

Two Host Organizations Selected For Final Phase Of The Demonstrations

NASA has selected two organizations to host the final phase of its four-year series of increasingly complicated technical demonstrations involving small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).

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