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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Airborne 08.15.18: Bell 525 Milestone, Parker Solar Probe, NIMBY Nonsense

Also: Aerion Supersonic, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Australia GA Maintenance, Flight Training Legislation

The Bell 525 Relentless program is closing in on an anticipated 2019 certification, as yet another milestone was completed as part of a series of rigorous test protocols. The Bell 525 program recently completed hot weather testing in Yuma, Arizona at temperatures up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit as well as high altitude operations to density altitudes of 14,000 feet. “We successfully completed hot weather testing last week in yuma, arizona,” said Troy Caudill, Chief Test Pilot, Bell 525 Program. “The aircraft performed very well and we are gathering test data for certification.” NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December. Roughly the size of a small car, the spacec

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

AMA Drone Report 08.16.18: Model Av Politics, MultiGP Int'l, Drone Chute

Also: Illinois Drone Rules, San Diego FD, 2018 UAS Summit & Expo, Drone Ops over DOD Facilities

The aero-political scene remains active and a bit frustrating but AMA remains an active participant in important model aviation issues. AMA tells us that, “The AMA Government Affairs team has been working persistently with lawmakers this year to ensure our hobby is protected in FAA reauthorization legislation. The Senate’s August recess gave our team a few days to adjust our strategy towards preserving Section 336 and to address some state and local concerns.” The largest professional drone racing league in the world hosted the biggest drone sports gathering in history last week. The 2nd annual MultiGP International Open took place Aug. 8-12 at the Academy of Model Aeronautics headquarters in Muncie, Indiana, USA. The week long event attracted the best pilots from all over the

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Drones And Wildfires Don't Mix - Period

FAA Issues Warning During This Very Active Wildfire Season

If you fly your drone anywhere near a wildfire, you could get someone killed. That’s the stern warning the FAA and U.S. wildland fire agencies have for pilots of unmanned aircraft (“UAS,” or more popularly “drones”) who interfere with fighting wildfires.

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

It's ALIVE! 2018 AirVenture Innovation Preview Program Now Available

Get The Inside Details On THE Most Exciting NEW Innovations And Product Announcements From OSHKOSH 2018...

The staff of EAA and the Aero-News Network were pleased to release the latest in a series of novel Aero-TV/Airborne programs designed to draw attention to the most innovative and aggressively oriented companies in the aviation universe -- and most particularly, those with REAL news to impart at AirVenture 2018. ANN and EAA have joined together again to present the highly successful "AirVenture Innovation Preview," (which we call the "AIP", for short), to highlight the incredibly innovative and news-making products that provide the 'BUZZ factor' at AirVenture 2018. Not only have we got the BUZZ nailed down, you can see it for yourself RIGHT NOW… and have been able to do so since several hours before the AirVenture gates were officially opened.

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Amazon Drone Comes To National Air And Space Museum

To Be Featured In The New 'We All Fly' Gallery

One hundred years ago, airmail delivery was new and a novelty. (In fact, it started off with pilot Earle Ovington taking a mail bag on his trip to an international air meet in 1911. While in the air, he pushed the bag overboard for the postmaster to pick up.) A century later, vertical take-off and landing drones have taken the mantle as the potential next generation of air delivery.

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Swissport Cutting Over 800 Jobs At KLAX

Ending Ground Handling Services For Airlines, Refocusing On Cargo And Fuel

One of the companies that provides ground handling services to multiple airlines at Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX) is cutting 830 jobs as it refocuses its business on cargo handling and fueling services.

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

NTSB Releases Probable Cause Report From 2016 Air Show Fatal Accident

Cites Pilot Error During Low-Level Maneuver

The NTSB has released its probable cause report from an accident which occurred August 27, 2016 that fatally injured airshow performer Marcus Paine during the Cascades Airshow in Madras in Oregon.

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Long Wing Europa Receives Approval From The UK LAA

MTOM Increased To 1,370 Pounds

The U.K. Light Aircraft Association (UK LAA) has issued an approval for an increase in the Maximum Take Off Mass (Weight) for the Long Wing variant of the Europa XS, formerly referred to as the Motorglider. The MTOM has been increased to 1,370 pounds.

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Kansas Leads The Nation With UAS Flight

Completes State's First BVLOS Flight Under FAA IPP Program

The first beyond the line of sight Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight in Kansas was flown on Monday north of the town of Gypsum in a joint effort by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) and more than 30 university and corporate partners. This was also the second flight in the nation to take place under the U.S. DOT’s UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP).

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Klyde Morris 08.17.18

'Judge A Man By His Questions, Rather Than His Answers'. Voltaire

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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