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October 30, 2022

Little Green People? Genesis 2 Project Announces International Expansion

Investigations Into Unidentified Aerial Phenomena To Continue

Following its announcement of the first reportedly scientifically-authenticated documentation of unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) in 2020, Genesis 2 Project LLC (G2P) has continued their empirical investigations of UAP recordings. Their data collection and ensuing scientific findings have already begun to transform the understanding of physics and opened important discussions with U.S. Government (USG) personnel on the implications of such technologies for our national security.

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Pentagon Considers Paying Ukraine’s Starlink Bill

The Rigors of Discourtesy

Since March 2022, SpaceX has provided Starlink services to Ukraine’s government and people free of charge. On 3 October 2022, SpaceX founder Elon Musk indicated that his company could no longer provide Starlink internet services to Ukraine gratis. The Pentagon—according to two U.S. officials involved in deliberations germane to the Russo-Ukranian conflict—is considering picking up Ukraine’s Starlink tab by delving into the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, a fund devised to provide long-term support to the Ukrainian military by financing contracts with American firms for weapons and battlefield equipment.

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Aisha Bowe: First Black Woman Confirmed to Fly With Blue Origin

Bowe Is Expected To Be The Sixth Black Woman To Cross The Kármán Line

Former NASA rocket scientist, founder, and CEO Aisha Bowe is manifested on a future flight of New Shepard. She is the first Black woman confirmed to travel on a commercial flight to space with Blue Origin, the private spaceflight company founded by Jeff Bezos. New Shepard is a reusable suborbital rocket system named after astronaut Alan Shepard, the first American to go to space.

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Klyde Morris (10.28.22)

Klyde Hits The Campaign Trail


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Soaring Eagle Technologies Obtains Approval for Long-Range BVLOS Inspection

New Remote PIC mission Capability to be used for up to 100 Miles of Survey Per Day

Soaring Eagle Technologies has received their latest long-distance waiver from the FAA, allowing them to expand their range of infrastructure inspection using uncrewed aircraft from longer distances than ever before. They have one of the first BVLOS FAA waivers to fly small Uncrewed Aerial System (sUAS) inspection missions under a set of specific operational guidelines, provided those flights took place within a given geographic region.

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IAG Adds to its Airbus Fleet

Newest Order for 37 A320neo-Family Aircraft Brings Total to 59 Ordered in 2022

Long time Airbus customer International Airlines Group (IAG) has confirmed their order for 37 additional A320neos after obtaining shareholder approval. The latest order follows earlier agreements in 2022 signed for 22 aircraft from the A320neo family. Throughout the year, their total purchases included 17 A320neo  and 5 A321neo aircraft, bringing the total IAG haul to 59 single-aisle aircraft.

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NBAA Head Named to FAA AAM Advisory Committee

Ed Bolen Placed Among Dozen Appointees Mapping the Future of Advanced Aviation

NBAA chief Ed Bolen has been selected as one of 12 new appointees to the FAA’s Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee (AAAC). The committee is a recent development in the march towards widespread UAS and Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft throughout the civil airspace system. The AAAC was put into place thanks to recent NBAA-bolstered legislation aimed at laying the necessary groundwork needed for the introduction of new technologies at such a scale. 

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Classic Aero-TV: 2010 PRA Convention-A Quick Look At Rotorcraft's Premier Event

From WAY Back in 2010 (YouTube Version): As The Rotor Turns... Over Mentone!

Every year, the most dedicated fans of sport rotorcraft journey to a sleepy little airport in a small town in Indiana, by the name of Mentone. The town hosts a pretty neat little airport that, among it many claims to fame, is the home of the Popular Rotorcraft Association and a dynamite yearly rotorcraft gathering that gets its buzz on right after Oshkosh. The PRA was founded by the man who created the sport rotorcraft industry, Dr. Igor Bensen as, essentially, a type club for builder/pilots of his Bensen Gyrocopter.

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NTSB Prelim: Vans Aircraft Inc RV-12

Airplane Climbed To About 5,500 Ft Mean Sea Level (MSL) And Entered A Descending Right Turn With Increasing Speed

On October 20, 2022, about 1430 central daylight time, a Vans RV-12 airplane, N86GV, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Chandler, Texas. The pilot, the sole occupant, was fatally injured. The flight operated under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) data showed the airplane departed the Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR), Tyler, Texas from runway 22 at 1423.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.30.22)

Aero Linx: Lucky Dog Rescue Flights Lucky Dog Rescue Flights is dedicated to providing charitable flights to those in need at no cost, with an emphasis on animal rescue flights. All missions are conducted in private aircraft. This free service is available to financially distressed people who are in time-sensitive, but non-emergency situations due to a medical condition. We transport people for medical treatments and to hospice care and also provide compassion flights so that family members can visit those who are critically ill.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.30.22): Minimum Obstruction Clearance Altitude (MOCA)

Minimum Obstruction Clearance Altitude (MOCA) The lowest published altitude in effect between radio fixes on VOR airways, off-airway routes, or route segments which meets obstacle clearance requirements for the entire route segment and which assures acceptable navigational signal coverage only within 25 statute (22 nautical) miles of a VOR.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.30.22)

“We have an opportunity in front of us that is going to require a lot of coordination, communication and collaboration. Through the AAAC, we can approach issues in the interest of all stakeholders, address questions upfront and mitigate potential concerns while these emerging technologies are still in development.” Source: NBAA chief Ed Bolen -- who has been selected as one of 12 new appointees to the FAA’s Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee (AAAC).

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