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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

Airborne 10.26.20: Fifth G700, Harrison Ford, Citation CJ Repairs

Also: 1st US-Assembled A220, Sporty's Intro's New LTF Course, Capt. Judy Cameron Scholarship, Loyal Wingman 1st Taxi

Gulfstream's fifth G700 flight-test aircraft has taken flight, just three weeks after the fourth G700 flew for the first time. Gulfstream president Mark Burns said in a quote, “The G700 flight-test program is progressing exceptionally well, Every day, we come closer to our goal of delivering this revolutionary aircraft to our customers. We are steadily increasing flights, flight hours and the completion of numerous company tests, further raising the bar for business aviation around the world.” The fifth G700 test aircraft took off Friday and flew 3 hours and 8 minutes, reaching an altitude of 48,000 feet and a top speed of Mach 0.935. This aircraft will focus largely on testing avionics. Actor Harrison Ford is a new spokesman for rapid response disaster relief

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

Airborne-Unmanned 10.14.20: KBYF Adds CTA, Sonin Hybrid, NRC: Drones v Planes

Also: Patented: uAvionix UAS RID, Fortress UAV, Drone Bridge Inspection, DroneSeed FAA Approval

AUVSI and AMA, along with the FAA have confirmed that the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has joined the UAS education campaign titled “Know Before You Fly.” This program provides prospective UAS operators with the information and guidance they need to fly safely and responsibly. “Know Before You Fly” was founded in 2014 as a collaborative effort between industry and government to inform consumers and businesses about what they need to know before taking to the skies with a drone. The campaign includes a website , educational videos, a robust social media presence, and point-of-sale materials to ensure that prospective operators have the information and guidance on what they need. Atlanta-based drone manufacturer Sonin Hybrid has just unveiled a 140MPH+ drone (with FAA waiv

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

Airborne-Flight Training 10.21.20: CAP -- USAF, IMC Club, Online Upset Training

Also: Second Amendment to SFAR 118, West Houston Airport, Space Test Fundamentals, Adversary Training

We have a packed episode today filled with the latest news in flight training, so let's start with CAP Helping Train the next generation of Air Force wings. Civil Air Patrol is one of the four partners in the U.S. Air Force Total Force. Consisting of CAP as the Air Force auxiliary as well as the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and active-duty Air Force, each partner has specific missions that often foster collaboration. The IMC/VMC Club concept, now part of the EAA's pilot proficiency resources, bringing flight safety scenarios to local pilots. With hundreds of clubs around the country, they promote flying, proficiency, and safety. The monthly meet ups allows pilots to share information and resources. The one of a kind Club provides organized "hangar flying" focused on building proficiency i

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

Power, Pulchritude and Performance: Flight Testing the Pipistrel Panthera-Part 3

By Jim Campbell, ANN CEO/Editor-in-Chief/Test Pilot (Arrogant, Over-Opinionated Know-It-All/Test Dummy)

ANN E-I-C Note: OK… serious apologies for dragging this out… but things are crazy here… we’ve hired some new people, we’re training aggressively, we have a stunning number of new clients, and business is… well, busy. I’ve been editing parts Four and Five and already have the final edit of Part Six underway. We take these reports VERY seriously… and based on some of the drivel I see (especially on YouTube) that tries to pass itself off as a so-called flight report or evaluation, we may be one of the few left, who do. So… without further delay, let’s get on with Part Three… Each seat adjusts easily, A small ball connected to a cable, close up and under the seat, acts as a seat release and then you shift your gluteus maximus (and some of ours are more maximus than others) until yo

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

NEW! Aero-Biz Survival 101 (1120a): Expert Ideas To Help You Through Tough Times

Brand New! Avoid The Need For A Comeback... Get Your Marketing Right, Right Now!

Some time ago, the Aero-News Network, responding to numerous requests, established a marketing and communications sister company by the name of AEROPRENEUER... and it's been doing amazing work under these difficult circumstances -- and getting results! We're getting rave reviews from our clients, and working hard to earn the trust of a number of new marketing partners along the way. ANN's Amber Cedroni has come up with a few tips to help aero-businesses stay alive in these tough times, and will reach out each week to offer you all a few more from here on out...

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

The SportPlane Resource Guide RETURNS!!!!

Emphasis On Growing The Future of Aviation Through Concentration on 'AFFORDABLE FLYERS'

It's been a number of years since the Latest Edition of Jim Campbell's HUGE SportPlane Resource Guide first saw the light of day. That massive 1100 page book last featured over 800 exciting sport aircraft from all over the SportPlane universe... at a time when the SportPlane industry was still a healthy, thriving enterprise (those were the days...). While there has been some consideration, off and on, toward updating the nearly 5 pound book, the near implosion of the SportPlane and kit industry over the last decade has made such a pursuit an unwieldy one... until now.

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.28.20)

Aero Linx: International Aeronauts League Welcome to the International Aeronauts League. The IAL was established in 2004 to support the art, science and sport of aerostation, called ballooning, through the medium of the World Wide Web. There are no bricks, mortar, meetings or bylaws associated with the League. The concept is simple, straightforward, and economical. Membership in the League costs nothing. Non-pilots, novice and expert pilots, and the just plain curious are welcome to join.  Members have access to a full featured bulletin board and electronic mail reflector that allows near real-time dialogue between members.   In addition, feature news articles, file sharing and classified advertising are provided by the League. 

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.28.20): Actual Calculated Landing Time

Actual Calculated Landing Time ACLT is a flight’s frozen calculated landing time. An actual time determined at freeze calculated landing time (FCLT) or meter list display interval (MLDI) for the adapted vertex for each arrival aircraft based upon runway  configuration, airport acceptance rate, airport arrival delay period, and other metered arrival aircraft. This time is either the vertex time of arrival (VTA) of the aircraft or the tentative calculated landing time (TCLT)/ACLT of the previous aircraft plus the arrival aircraft interval (AAI), whichever is later. This time will not be updated in response to the aircraft’s progress.

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

ANN FAQ: Q&A 101

A Few Questions AND Answers To Help You Get MORE Out of ANN!

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.28.20)

Aero-News Quote of the Day "The safety of our personnel and our local communities is a top priority we take all aviation incidents extremely seriously. We remain the greatest aviation force in the world and are committed to learning from these incidents in order to avoid these tragedies in the future." Source: From a Navy statement associated with a briefing sheet from the US Navy describing their decision made by Vice Adm. Kenneth Whitesell, Commander, Naval Air Forces, in which he directed all non-deployed U.S. Navy aviation units to conduct a safety stand down Oct. 26.

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