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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 08.14.18: Wing Delivery, Pilot Unions, Drones Herd Birds

Also: Cyberhawk, Oceans Unmanned, VerdeGo Aero, Swift Engineering

A pioneering commercial BVLOS delivery by drone brought ice cream to a two-year-old in a demonstration conducted in Virginia by Alphabet's Wing. The delivery flight covered 1.4 miles, and arrived within eight minutes from the time the order was completed by the mom of the lucky toddler. It was conducted under new rules that allow some states and other government entities to experiment with BVLOS drone flights put in place last year. Among those in attendance at the demonstration was Earl Lawrence, director of the FAA's UAS Integration Office. “You did see something historic today,” Lawrence said. “They can share the fact that the U.S. does have package delivery in its future.” dvancements in unmanned technology and the possibility that actual pilots may be minimized, as a result, is creating some turbulence among airline professionals. During the 64th Air Safety Forum, hosted by ALPA, t

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Aerion Supersonic Coming To Los Angeles

Hiring Event Planned For September

Aerion is recruiting talent at the director and lead engineer levels for the AS2 supersonic aircraft at an event planned for September 21 in Los Angeles, CA. The company is seeking experienced program directors and subsystem engineers.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

SITAONAIR Pilot Weather Solution Certified By Inmarsat

Will Deliver Real-Time Weather Information On SB-S Platform

SITAONAIR’s EFB Weather Awareness Solution (eWAS) is the latest application certified by Inmarsat for use across its next-generation SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) communications platform for the flight deck, allowing airlines to now receive the latest weather view in real-time during flights.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Community Group Questions Skydiving Operation Near CA Wildfire

But FAA Says Skydive Elsinore Is Not Inhibiting Firefighting Operations

Questions have been raised about a skydiving operation that conducts flights out of Slylark Airport (7B6) by a community group which claims that the skydiving aircraft may be interfering with efforts to fight the Holy Fire in the Cleveland National Forest.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Five Injured In Accident At Abbotsford Airshow In Canada

Plane Went Down Shortly After The Show Ended

A 1930’s era biplane identified as a de Havilland Dragon Rapide went down at 5:30 p.m. local time Saturday on the runway of Abbotsford International Airport shortly after the Abbotsford International Airshow wrapped up for the day.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

General Atomics Expands Footprint At Grand Sky

GA-ASI Will Add 14.5 Acres To Its Leased Space

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will significantly expand the company’s presence at North Dakota's Grand Sky, which claims to be the "first and only fully operational civil unmanned aerial systems (UAS)-focused research and development park in the U.S."

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Veteran Astronaut And Aviator Retires From NASA

'Ray J' Johnson Piloted More Than 50 Aircraft, And The Space Shuttle

Gregory C. "Ray J" Johnson, who piloted the space shuttle and more than 50 different aircraft, has retired after 28 years of service to the agency. Johnson came to NASA in 1990 as a research and instructor pilot in the Aircraft Operations division at NASA's Johnson Space Center. He was selected as an astronaut in 1998 and piloted space shuttle Atlantis on the STS-125 mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope in 2009.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

EPIC World Tour Helicopter Circumnavigation Comes To A Close

Two Pilots Returned To Whistler Municipal Airport In Vancouver, Canada August 5

Ninety-seven days from their date of departure, pilots Ruben Dias of  Whistler, Vancouver Canada and his co-pilot Mischa Gelb landed their Robinson R66 helicopter back at Whistler Municipal Airport completing the world's fastest antipode circumnavigation in a helicopter.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Award-Winning Gulfstream G600 Makes Latin American Debut At LBACE

Conference Opens August 14 In São Paulo

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s next aircraft to be certified, the award-winning Gulfstream G600, will make its Latin American debut as part of the company’s static display at the upcoming Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) in São Paulo.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

NASA Astronaut Says He May Have Seen Something Alien During Shuttle Mission

NASA Officials Say There Is An Easy Explanation For What Leland Melvin Saw

During a mission on space shuttle Atlantis, astronaut Leland Melvin saw something he described as "curved" and "organic looking" floating near the spacecraft outside the payload bay. He revealed the sighting in a Twitter exchange with UFO Sightings Daily August 4th.

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