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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

Airborne 06.14.19: Falcon Heavy, Electric Speed Record, GPS Failure

Also: CFM56 Engine Fleet, E-175 Makes 2 Emergency Landings, E-175 Makes Two Emergency Ldgs, 737 MAX Pilots Let Go

When SpaceX next launches a Falcon Heavy booster, currently set for June 22, it will use two previously-flow engine cores. The flight, part of the DOD's Space Test Program-2, will be the first time Falcon Heavy has flown on re-used boosters, and the third Falcon Heavy flight overall. The launch is currently set for 11:30 p.m. EDT from Launch Complex 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center. The two side boosters will be the previously-flown engines. They were used to launch the Arabsat-6A satellite in April. The cores, which are the more powerful "Block 5" variant of the booster, landed back at the Kennedy Space Center after the launch. Rolls-Royce anticipates that its ACCEL ... “Accelerating the Electrification of Flight” ... airplane will attempt to break the spee

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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

AMA Drone Report 06.13.19: UK Drone Protest, New Amazon UAV, SafeAir Mavic

Also: Drone Safety At UAS Symposium, Microsoft FlightSim, Urban Air Mobility, Drone Airspace Webinar

Model airplane pilots in the UK are taking issue with proposed drone regulations set to go into effect in November, saying that the new rules could cause harm to their long-standing hobby. Representatives of the British Model Flying Association (BMFA) met the Aviation Minister Baroness Vere last week to discuss the situation. Under the proposal, the UK CAA would require the operators of all unmanned aircraft, including model airplanes, to pay a registration fee equivalent to about $21, acquire a license and take a competency test every three years. BMFA chief executive David Phipps said the proposed regulations should not be applied to model airplane pilots. Amazon has taken the wraps off their latest drone concept -- combining elements of a rotorcraft and fixed wing airframe. This concept may serv

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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Introduces The SpaceJet Family Of Aircraft

Company Announces Commercial Name For Regional Aircraft Product Family

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation officially has announced its Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft. SpaceJet is the commercial name for the product family that includes the SpaceJet M90 (previously known by the developmental designation of MRJ90) and a new member, the SpaceJet M100, a new standard in regional air travel. The Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft is designed to address demand in the underserved regional jet market by delivering ultimate comfort for passengers and unmatched aircraft performance with more profit potential for airlines.

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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

Raytheon/UTC Merger Means More Jobs At Pratt & Whitney In CT

United Technologies Says It Will Hire 1,000 People For The Unit

United Technologies Corporation (UTC) will hire 1,000 new employees for its Pratt & Whitney unit in Connecticut following UTCs merger with Raytheon, according to Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont.

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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

ANN Social Media Program (ANN-SMP) Expanded For Oshkosh 2019!

ANN Keeps Pushing Aviation Media (Kicking and Screaming) Further Into The 21st Century...

ANN is, again, radically updating its social media campaign for the upcoming 2019 Oshkosh AirVenture Fly-In. This is just the latest step in a series of massive upgrades we're making as Aero-News becomes the 'Aero-Verse.' This program will concentrate on the three most persuasive forms of social media outreach -- short succinct messaging, compelling high-resolution still photography, and carefully formatted HD video. Our staff of journalists will be beating up Wittman Field all week long looking for suitable subjects for this effort, and you’re welcome to help us make sure that YOU don't get left out. You are welcome to text suggestions to 863-860-5790, or email news@aero-news.net with your suggestions. You can also Skype us directly at AERONEWSNET. 

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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

Viking Endorses Use of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF)

Approves Use In Its Family Of Turbine Equipped Utility Aircraft

As the OEM for several legendary Canadian aircraft types, including the legacy de Havilland and Canadair aerial firefighter fleets, Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia is now endorsing the use of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) in its family of utility aircraft equipped with turbine engines.

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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

ANNouncement: Now Accepting Applications For Oshkosh 2019 Stringers!!!

An Amazing Experience Awaits The Chosen Few...

E-I-C Note: There's very little we can say yet, but there is a reason why this may be a TRULY exciting year to throw in with ANN to cover the extraordinary event that is OSHKOSH. Like in years past, we have something up our sleeves -- actually SEVERAL big somethings -- BUT, this year, they could be some of the biggest upgrades/surprises we've pulled off yet -- so we're going to be changing quite a few things about how we cover Oshkosh, as a result. IF YOU want to be a part of this unique adventure, speak up NOW, rather than later, because we're going to looking for the best volunteer folks we can find and are planning to do so ASAP. You've been warned (grin)....

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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

Daher Organizes An Innovation Challenge, The 'General Aviathon'

Goal Is To Build The Future Of Aviation In The Silicon Valley

Daher has launched a hackathon event that challenges innovators to develop computing capabilities, artificial intelligence processes and other software that could further improve its TBM family of turboprop-powered general aviation aircraft.

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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

Ageless Aviation To Dedicate The Spirit Of Wisconsin

Will Kick Off An 8-City Tour On June 19 In Stevens Point

A 1943 Stearman biplane once used to train aviators during World War II will have a new home and a new mission in Stevens Point, Wis. On June 19 at Stevens Point Municipal Airport, 4501 State Road 66, Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation (AADF) will dedicate the Spirit of Wisconsin, the fourth in its fleet of Stearmans used to honor military veterans and seniors living in long-term care communities.

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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

Don't Miss This! 2019 AirVenture Innovation Preview Is Open To Space Requests

Over Half The Possible Feature Slots For the 2019 AIP Are Already Reserved... DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS?

Important Update: The 2019 AirVenture Innovation Preview roster is filling up FAST and over half the slots are now committed. Slots are parceled out, first come, first served, and we expect to close down this year's eligibility list right after EAA gets their own dedicated mailing out in a few days. Don't miss out on the chance to be included in the FIFTH rendition of this HIGHLY VISIBLE media program. As ANN has done over the course of most of the past decade at AEA, AUVSI, SnF and previous AirVenture events, the ANN/Airborne/Aero-News team will again orchestrate and webcast a “New Product Introduction” online preview to the major announcements to come, at Oshkosh, in cooperation and partnership with EAA. It's exciting, it's immediate, it's powerful, it's viewed all over the world and it's YOUR Best bet to be taken SERIOUSLY at this year's AirVenture! Read More




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