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November 16, 2019

Georgia Man Sentenced To Prison In Drone Case

Used An Unregistered UAS To Deliver A Controlled Substance To A Prison

A Georgia man who was illegally operating an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to drop contraband into Autry State Prison was sentenced to 48 months in prison this afternoon for his crime, said Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia. Eric Lee Brown, 35, of Lithonia, Georgia pleaded guilty to one count of operating an aircraft eligible for registration knowing that the aircraft is not registered to facilitate a controlled substance offense before U.S. District Court Judge Louis Sands on Thursday, July 25, 2019.

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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report From NV Robinson R44 Accident

Rental Aircraft Had Been Undergoing Maintenance Just Prior To The Accident Flight

The NTSB has released its preliminary report from an accident which occurred near Las Vegas, NV in October involving a Robinson R44 Raven II helicopter. The pilot and a passenger initially survived the accident, but later succumbed to their injuries.

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NASA Shows Off X-57 Electric Airplane

Media Invited To View The Aircraft In A Hangar At Edwards AFB

NASA gave reporters a look at the X-57 'Maxwell' aircraft in a hangar at its Edwards Armstrong Research Center in California last week.

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NBAA Awards Inaugural Cheri Rudd Memorial Scholarship

Business Aviation Flight Attendant Rebekah Knaster Receives $2,500 Scholarship

The NBAA has named business aviation flight attendant Rebekah Knaster as the recipient of its first Cheri Rudd Memorial Scholarship, for exemplifying business aviation’s commitment to exceptional customer service.

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Pentastar Aviation And Avflight To Provide Aviation Services In Grand Rapids

New FBO Opened At KGRR

Pentastar Aviation and Avflight have teamed up to provide customers with private jet charter, management, and aircraft maintenance support for their newest Fixed Base Operation (FBO) at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (KGRR).

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Screening Soon: 'The Pathfinders' Trains Lens On Mars

Film Documents NASA's 'Faster, Better, Cheaper' Era

The era NASA called "Faster, Better, Cheaper" started with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory agreeing to land something on Mars - cheaply - and to do it in a radically different way. The documentary film "The Pathfinders" tells the story of how a small group of JPLers rose to the challenge, ignoring warnings that attempting to land a spacecraft on Mars with airbags wouldn't likely be a career-enhancing move.

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DOD Enlists Red Hat To Help Improve Squadron Operations, Flight Training

Red Hat Open Innovation Labs Human-Centered Design Engagement Helps Defense Innovation Unit Teams Achieve A Digital, User First Answer To A Decade-Old Challenge

The U.S Department of Defense (DOD) has been working with open-source solutions provider Red Hat to help improve aircraft and pilot scheduling for United States Marine Corps (USMC), United States Navy (USN) and United States Air Force (USAF) aircrews. Using modern development practices and processes from Red Hat Open Innovation Labs that prioritized end user needs, the project team identified unaddressed roadblocks and gained new skills to build the right solution, a digital “Puckboard” application, for their unique scheduling challenge.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.16.19)

“Smugglers using drones, or other means, to move illegal contraband and drugs into our prisons will face prosecution and penalties in the Middle District of Georgia." Source: Charles Peeler, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.16.19): Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)

A wide coverage augmentation system in which the user receives augmentation information from a satellite−based transmitter.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.16.19)

Regional Airline Association

With safety as its highest priority, RAA represents North American regional airlines, and the manufacturers of products and services supporting the regional airline industry, before the Congress, DOT, FAA and other federal agencies. With more than 13,000 regional airline flights every day, regional airlines operate more than 50 per cent of the nation’s commercial schedule.

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