Special Mission Audio Gets Special Treatment In PAC45
At this year’s Aircraft Electronics Association Convention, PS Engineering introduced another dimension to cockpit audio with the PAC45 Audio Controller with Multi-Talker. Designed with a singular focus on special mission audio requirements, the PAC45 specifically addresses the needs of airborne law enforcement, medical transport, or fire suppression with features for the demanding environment.
DARPA has awarded two Phase 2 contracts of its Gremlins program to Dynetics, Inc. and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. The goal of the Gremlins program is to develop UAS that can be launched in groups from different types of military aircraft, while they are out of range of adversaries. These vehicles would be launched from military aircrafts such as small fixed-wing UAS, bombers and fighters. Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) have introduced legislation in Congress to establish to protect the privacy of individuals from the expanded use of commercial and government drones, via what they call the Drone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act. The authors say the legislation also will require privacy protection provisions relating to data collection and minimization, disclosure, warrant requirements for law enforcement, and
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The Heron 1 UAV has attained Full Operational Capability (FOC), allowing two Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) squadrons to operate, maintain, and deploy the UAV. The UAV will be operated by a team that is compiled of UAV Pilots, Air Imagery Intelligence Experts and Air Force Engineers. The Heron 1 UAV, which Singapore received in 2012, will provide Singapore’s Armed Forces with stronger situational awareness and enhanced mission effectiveness on the battlefield. The UAV is capable of performing a plethora of missions thanks to a multi-mission sensor installed upon it. Regular Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) operations saw significant advancement, recently, as Canadian UAVs and Lockheed Martin CDL Systems completed their first BVLOS pipeline, well site and power line inspections using the Transport
Teams With Area High Schools And Community College
Aviation leasing and maintenance company ComAv has partnered with local high schools in Victorville, CA, as well as the Victor Valley Community College to create “Aviation Pathways” to help prepare students for careers in aviation.
Can Be Used For 7.5 Hours Towards Private Certificate, 20 Hours Towards Instrument Rating
Two new single-seat piston helicopter trainer models TH22S and TH22SM from Elite Simulation Solutions have recently been FAA approved as Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATD). Elite’s new trainer is the first motion-based helicopter AATD specifically designed to include hover and hovering maneuvers training, full touch-down autorotation training, training for slope landings and running landings.
BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has presented an engraved glass plaque to representatives of Swiss Global Airlines to commemorate 27 years of continuous operations by the airline and its predecessors of the BAE Systems-built and supported BAe 146 and Avro RJ regional jetliners.