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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Airborne 10.21.19: GoFly Prize, Avidyne Atlas FMS, True Blue Power

Also: Rolls Royce-Siemens Deal, SWAPA: Boeing 737 MAX, Amelia Earhart, 50th PC-24

Two years ago, GoFly launched the GoFly Prize and since then some 854 teams comprising 3,800 Innovators from 103 countries around the globe entered the $2+ million competition to literally change the world by creating the first-ever safe and quiet personal flyers. The culminating event of this unprecedented challenge, the GoFly Final Fly Off, will be held on February 28-29, 2020, the days surrounding Leap Day, at the historic Moffett Federal Airfield located at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Avidyne Corporation has introduced a new dzus-mounted Avidyne Atlas multifunction flight management system for turbine-class aircraft and helicopters. The Avidyne Atlas includes a Satellite-based Augmentation System (SBAS) GPS navigator with Required Navigation Performance (RNP) and Area Navigation (RNAV) capabili

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

FAA Demands Explanation From Boeing About 737 MAX Documents

Former Pilot Had Warned The Company About Potential Issues With The MCAS

Boeing late last week alerted the Department of Transportation to the existence of instant messages between two Boeing employees, characterizing certain communications with the FAA during the original certification of the 737 MAX in 2016. Boeing explained to the Department that it had discovered this document some months ago.

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Embraer Signs $1.4 Billion Business Jet Deal With Flexjet

Becomes The Praetor Fleet Launch Customer

Embraer has announced a purchase agreement with private jet travel company Flexjet. The deal comprises a fleet of Embraer business jets, which includes the recently certified Praetor jets and the Phenom 300.

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Wing Drone Deliveries Take Flight In First-Of-Its-Kind Trial With FedEx

Pilot Program Launches In Virginia; Wing Drones Transport Select FedEx Deliveries Directly To Homes Through The Air

For the first time in the United States, a drone has completed a scheduled commercial residential delivery to a home in Christiansburg, Virginia. The drone delivery was conducted by Wing Aviation, in collaboration with FedEx Express, as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program (IPP).

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Safran And Uber Exhibit Full Scale eVTOL Mock Up At NBAA-BACE

Designed To Carry Four Passengers On Short Flights

At NBAA in Las Vegas, Uber and Safran Cabin are exhibiting a eVTOL mock-up based on a future vision for on-demand urban air mobility vehicles. Designed around the mission of turning a typical 90-minute car ride into a 8-15-minute flight, future eVTOL vehicles will allow passengers to quickly travel pointto-point in crowded urban environments by going vertical.

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

NATS Launches Online Drone Hobbyist Training Course

Animated Course Presents An Overview Of Current U.K. Flight Safety Rules And Regulations

A new, free-to-use online training course for drone users is now available on the NATS website. Designed with new drone owners and hobbyists in mind, the animated course presents an overview of current U.K. flight safety rules and regulations governing drone use and features a series of interactive quiz questions based on key elements of responsible drone operation.

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

FAA Approves Winglet Technology Citation Sovereign Transitional Winglet STC

FMS Performance Update Includes Take-Off and Landing Database And Flight Planning Database

The FAA has granted STC approval to Wichita, KS-based Winglet Technology for the company's Citation Sovereign EPIC Flight Management System (FMS) Take-Off and Landing Database (TOLD) and Flight Planning database (ACDB) update, which incorporate improved second segment climb, en-route climb, and cruise performance provided by the Transitional winglet STC.

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Six Certified Aviation Manager Scholarships Awarded At NBAA-BACE

Scholarships Are Given Annually To Promote Professional Development In Business Aviation

The NBAA has awarded six scholarships to current and aspiring Certified Aviation Managers (CAMs) at the NBAA-BACE convention being held this week in Las Vegas. These scholarships, which are given annually, promote professional development in business aviation by providing financial support for qualified CAM exam candidates.

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

ANN FAQ: How To Get YOUR News Out On Aero-News

Good News, Bad News... It's ALL News

As the preeminent online aviation news resource out there, the editorial staff at Aero-News sees a large number of news releases. We look at all of them, and can usually tell whether something merits publishing consideration within reading the first couple of paragraphs. Often, however, a new and innovative product can be overlooked because of the very words written to promote it, by the very people who created it.

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.22.19)

“For our customers in Christiansburg, this collaboration will test the latest innovation in the last mile of a residential package delivery.” Source: Don Colleran, president & CEO of FedEx Express.

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