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Thu, Apr 18, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.18.19)

Air Charity Network

Air Charity Network (ACN) is comprised of independent member organizations identified by specific geographical service areas. Airlift Hope NC-TN, Angel Flight Central, Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic, Angel Flight Northeast, Angel Flight Southeast, Angel Flight West and Mercy Flight Southeast coordinate volunteer pilot missions in the continental United States as well as Alaska and Hawaii.

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Thu, Apr 18, 2019

AD: The Boeing Company Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2019-07-04

PRODUCT: All The Boeing Company Model 757 airplanes.

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Thu, Apr 18, 2019

AD: Robinson Helicopter Company Helicopters

AD NUMBER: 2019-07-02

PRODUCT: Certain Robinson Helicopter Company (Robinson Helicopter) Model R66 helicopters.

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Wed, Apr 17, 2019

FAA Classifies Kissimmee Gateway Airport As A 'National' GA Airport

Upgraded From Regional Designation In 2019 Report To Congress

Te FAA has designated Kissimmee Gateway Airport in central Florida as a “National” airport for General Aviation.

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Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Three Fatally Injured In Nepal Accident

Small Passenger Plane Struck A Helicopter During Takeoff Near Mt. Everest

Three people were fatally injured Sunday when a Let L-410 departing from the only airport near Mt. Everest exited the runway and struck a parked helicopter at the airport. For others were also injured in the accident.

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Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Airborne 04.17.19: HX-2 Flying Wing, Evektor SportStar RTC, 'Transwing'

Also: Me & My TBM V3, Dog In Cockpit, F-14 Monument, Special Skydive

After several years of development, the prototype of the Horten HX-2 made its public debut at AERO-Friedrichshafen last week. The single engine HX-2 was built at Horten headquarters at the Kindel airfield. The prototype, based on the original design by Reimar Horten, incorporates a blended-wing both technology comprised of carbon/glass-fiber materials. It is powered by a Rotax 912 engine turning a pusher propeller. It carries a little more than 60 gallons of fuel in two tanks. Evektor´s SportStar RTC has received EASA approval for night operation. The SportStar RTC is popular among European air clubs and professional pilot training organizations. The Night VFR version of the SportStar RTC is equipped with the certified Rotax 912S (100 hp), 3-blade ground adjustable propeller, a Glass Cockpit with Dual 10.6” Screens, back-up ASI and ALT and night lighting package. PteroDynamics has developed

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Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Airborne 04.15.19: Stratolaunch!, SpaceIL Heartbreak, 1st Flt-Flaris 1

Also: Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro, Avenatti's Jet Seized, Harris Awarded $84 Million, 915 iS SB

The gigantic Stratolaunch program, envisioned and spearheaded by the late Paul G. Allen, has successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest all-composite aircraft. With a dual fuselage design and wingspan greater than the length of an American football field, the Stratolaunch aircraft took flight at 0658 PDT, Saturday,  from the Mojave Air & Space Port. Achieving a maximum speed of 189 miles per hour, the plane flew for 2.5 hours over the Mojave Desert at altitudes up to 17,000 feet. As part of the initial flight, the pilots evaluated aircraft performance and handling qualities before landing. SpaceIL got ever so close, but in the end was not able to land its Beresheet lunar lander on the surface of the Moon. The landing attempt was planned for 3:25 p.m. Thursday afternoon

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Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Honeywell's T55 Engine Powers New Future Vertical Lift Aircraft

A Pair Of Powerful And Efficient T55 Engines Have Been Successfully Tested On The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT Demonstrator

Honeywell's T55 turboshaft engine has a new home on one of the most advanced rotorcraft flying today. A pair of T55 engines successfully powered a new Future Vertical Lift demonstrator intended to modernize the U.S. Army Aviation branch. The engines lifted the Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT medium-lift demonstrator on its first flight in late March.

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Wed, Apr 17, 2019

NATA’s Highest Honor Awarded To Past Association President Martin H. Hiller

Will Be Recognized At The NATA 2019 Annual Meeting And Aviation Business Conference

NATA is pleased to announce the recipient of its highest annual honor. The William A. “Bill” Ong Memorial Award will be presented to NATA Director Emeritus and former president Martin (Marty) H. Hiller. Hiller will be recognized during the June 18th Awards Presentation Luncheon held in conjunction with the NATA 2019 Annual Meeting and Aviation Business Conference.

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Wed, Apr 17, 2019

FlightSafety Introduces New Vital 1150 Visual System

Features New PC Hardware And Graphic Processor Platforms

FlightSafety International introduces its new Vital 1150 Image Generation visual system. This is a significant enhancement of FlightSafety’s highly successful Vital 1100.

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