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Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Airborne 12.04.19: Mooney's Back!, Mexican Ramp Checks, Hawker Hunter

Also: Sling Pilot Academy, 777X Fuselage Failure, ERAU Safety Science Program, WTO Tariffs

Mooney appears to be up and operating again in Kerrville, TX, as cars filled the parking this week following a furlough that lasted about a month. Company rep Devan Burns said that the furlough was lifted and "Mooney has resumed operations in Kerrville. At this time, there are negotiations with an additional investor." Mooney has been located in Kerrville since 1953. But sales have fallen to only about 20 airplanes a year since 2008, and there have been 11 owners and multiple bankruptcies in the company's history. If you're planning a trip to Mexico in your personal airplane or via charter, you may find yourself and your airplane to be the focus of heightened scrutiny. The reorganized Mexican civil aviation authority announced November 19 that it would be conducting ramp checks on every foreign aircraft oper

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Thu, Dec 05, 2019

AMA Drone Report 11.21.19: MultiGP Champions, Model Politics, AMA Expo's End

Also: DJI Fights Malaria, DroneResponders Working Group, Drones v Aircraft, ANN Staff Openings

The RaceDayQuads 2019 MultiGP Drone Racing Global Championship presented by DRL has named its winners. Both contests, Sport Class and Pro, were hard fought. Drone racing pilots from all over the world competed in global ‘Qualifier’ races so that they could rise in the ranks to partake in the Championship. After weeks of qualifying, the Sport and Pro Class competitions took place over two weeks at Daytona Stadium, Daytona Beach, FL. MultiGP raised the stakes this year by allowing International Pilots to participate, as well as offering two different classes of competition with Pro & Sport Class. On Nov. 8, 2019, U.S. Representative Greg Pence and Senator Todd Young sent a letter to the FAA Administrator, Steve Dickson, on behalf of AMA. Representative Pence and Senator Young are suppo

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Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 12.03.19: Elbit MAGNI, NATO Alliance XC, Noodles by Drone

Also: Helios Visions, Gray Eagle ER, Urban Traffic Management, Drone Standards MOU

Elbit Systems is launching MAGNI, a fully autonomous and robust Multi-Rotor VTOL UAS that is designed to significantly enhance the situational awareness capabilities of mobile forces. Compact and light-weight (5.5 pounds) MAGNI enables rapid deployment and launch (in less than 1 minute) from any combat vehicle transforming it to an effective intelligence gathering platform. The MAGNI system includes a thermal payload, a communications suite (dual S-Band or LTE), an automatic coordinate tracking capability as well as a built-in interface with Battle Management Systems (BMS). Carrying up to 350gr of payloads it offers a range of up to 1.62 nautical miles, a maximum operational altitude of 4000 feet and 30 minutes of endurance. Northrop Grumman has successfully ferried the first of five NATO Alliance Ground Surveillanc

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Thu, Dec 05, 2019

AGI Continues Partnership On Norad Santa Tracker Team

Follows St. Nick On Annual December 24 Trip Around The Globe

Before his annual trip around the world, Santa’s team will be equipped with the latest in modeling and analysis software to help guide his sleigh during the most famous journey of the year.

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Thu, Dec 05, 2019

ANN FAQ: What Does The Airborne Partnership Initiative Mean For Your Business

Get Your Breaking News Out To The Industry

A partnership between ANN and others in the aviation/aerospace industry offers more exposure, a greatly lessened strain on individual resources, and the pivotal advantage of starting out with what is already a solid, professional award- winning platform…which is Airborne Unlimited.

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Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (12.05.19)

“Memphis International Airport and its partners continue to explore how drones can be safely and effectively utilized in our airspace.” Source: Scott Brockman, MSCAA president and CEO.

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Thu, Dec 05, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.05.19): Approach Gate

An imaginary point used within ATC as a basis for vectoring aircraft to the final approach course.

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Thu, Dec 05, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (12.05.19)

The AMARC Experience

The purpose of this site is to provide a comprehensive source of information to all those interested in aviation and the important job that AMARC carries out in support of the various branches of the US Military and other Government agencies.

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Wed, Dec 04, 2019

Airborne 12.04.19: Mooney's Back!, Mexican Ramp Checks, Hawker Hunter

Also: Sling Pilot Academy, 777X Fuselage Failure, ERAU Safety Science Program, WTO Tariffs

Mooney appears to be up and operating again in Kerrville, TX, as cars filled the parking this week following a furlough that lasted about a month. Company rep Devan Burns said that the furlough was lifted and "Mooney has resumed operations in Kerrville. At this time, there are negotiations with an additional investor." Mooney has been located in Kerrville since 1953. But sales have fallen to only about 20 airplanes a year since 2008, and there have been 11 owners and multiple bankruptcies in the company's history. If you're planning a trip to Mexico in your personal airplane or via charter, you may find yourself and your airplane to be the focus of heightened scrutiny. The reorganized Mexican civil aviation authority announced November 19 that it would be conducting ramp checks on every foreign aircraft oper

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Wed, Dec 04, 2019

Aero-TV: Ready For The Big-Time - Epic's E1000 SETP

Company Has Over 80 Confirmed E1000 Reservations Worldwide

The FAA has certified the Epic Aircraft E1000 all carbon fiber aircraft design, clearing the way for deliveries in the US. The Epic E1000 is based on the company’s experimental Epic LT model which was introduced to the market in 2005 through an owner-assist build program based at Epic headquarters.

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