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Tue, Sep 18, 2018

Unlicensed Pilot Arrested For Offering Flight Instruction

Was Involved In An Accident That Fatally Injured A Passenger In 2016

A pilot from Queens, NY who had his airman privileges revoked following a fatal accident in 2016 has been arrested for offering flight instruction to students last year.

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Tue, Sep 18, 2018

Pilot Mistakenly Lands At Closed Airport

Touched Down At The Old St. George Airport In Utah

A pilot flying an F33A Beech Bonanza landed at a closed airport last Thursday morning before turning around and immediately departing the area.

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Tue, Sep 18, 2018

ANN FAQ: Share Aero-News With Your Friends

Send Them A Story -- We Don't Mind!

Do you need another set of eyes to see that story you can't believe Jim just wrote? Want to spread Hognose's unique wisdom and perspective to the masses, or share the latest Klyde Morris with another member of the flying community? (Or perhaps to someone who just really, really likes ants?)

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Tue, Sep 18, 2018

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (09.18.18)

“Advancements in UAS are developing at a rapid pace, and the positive impact of this innovation on our economy, lifestyle and society is tremendous. To tap into the full benefits of UAS, however, we must ensure that our skies remain safe and secure.” Source: Brian Wynne, president and CEO of AUVSI.

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Tue, Sep 18, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.18.18): The Rabbit

High-intensity flasher system installed at many large airports.

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Tue, Sep 18, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.18.18)

The Airborne International Response Team (AIRT)

The Airborne International Response Team (AIRT) was founded with a single vision; to help those in need when disaster strikes via the rapid deployment of airborne systems. 

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Mon, Sep 17, 2018

Airborne 09.14.18: Best New SportPlane!, iFly Indoor Skydiving, NASA Sponsors

Also: ALPA Unveils Pilot Plan, Colorado Springs Airport Repair, Girls In Aviation Day, FAA Grant

ANN’s annual report on the best values in the SportPlane market remains one of our most interesting... and difficult... efforts of the year -- especially in a year where a number of aircraft have really started hitting their stride. While the announcement of our Master List of over a dozen recommended SportPlanes is still a few weeks off, one new aircraft has easily risen to the top of the list reserved for NEW offerings in the VERY competitive sport aviation landscape. This year; the best new SportPlane is The Airplane Factory’s Rotax 915-powered Sling TSi. ANN’s Jim Campbell got a personal tour of iFly’s soon-to-be-latest indoor skydiving facility now under construction off Interstate 295, in Jacksonville, Florida. It is one of a number of such attractions in operation all ove

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Mon, Sep 17, 2018

Airborne 09.17.18: Round The World Spitfire, Reno MidAir, Loon Program

Also: NATA Leadership, Navy Presents DFC, Wright Brothers Memorial, Orion Parachute Tests

We rarely get jealous of our fellow aviators but a recent announcement has definitely inspired us to be  green with envy. Seriously... just say the name, SPITFIRE, and you have nearly any pilot’s immediate attention as they consider the iconic airplane that so many have admired and so few have actually flown. And as exciting as the aircraft and its warrior history may be, there is one thing that this infamous aircraft has never done... fly around the world. BUT... two adventurous aviators seem intent on changing all that. The two British flyers, Matt Jones and Steve Brooks, intend to leave Southern England on a trans-global journey by next fall in a brightly polished silver Spitfire Mark IX, returning the following Christmas after an adventure that should require some 150 stops in over 30 countries

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Mon, Sep 17, 2018

Aero-TV: The Sling TSi - The Ultimate Affordable Four Seater?

Four-Place Aircraft Powered By Rotax 914 Turbo

The Airplane Factory brought its new Sling TSi to AirVenture 2018. The Sling TSi is a four-place turbocharged kit aircraft from the South African company. The airplane that was on display was the first kit that the company sold. The Airplane Factory CTO Jean Dassonville told Aero-News that the plane was built in South Africa utilizing the company's factory assist program by launch customer Wayne Toddun and his son from a quick-build kit.

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Mon, Sep 17, 2018

U.S. DOT Announces $586 Million in Airport Infrastructure Grants

Provides 217 Grants To 181 Airports In 39 States

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced the FAA will award $586 million in airport infrastructure grants, as part of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.

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