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May 27, 2017

New Drone Rules Proposed As Part Of The National Defense Authorization Act

Draft Legislation Circulated To Several Committees Would Let The Federal Government Track And Destroy Drones

A draft bill making the rounds in among several Congressional Committees would give the federal government the ability to track, take control of, and if necessary destroy any drone it deems might be a security threat.

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GAMA Welcomes New Member Companies

Two Businesses Added To The Association's Roster

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) Board of Directors this month approved Siemens AG and Meiya Group Global as members.

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Textron Systems Supports Tornado Damage Assessment In Oklahoma

Demonstration Supports Oklahoma Department Of Emergency Management

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, Civil & Commercial team recently provided its personnel and operations in support of disaster response efforts for the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management. The Civil & Commercial team provided full-motion video in real-time to the Emergency Operations Center in Oklahoma City and the National Weather Service in Norman, OK. The video was used to rapidly and safely assess the tornado damage from an EF-2 tornado that took place in Elk City on May 16.

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Yingling Aviation Delivers First Ascend 172s

Michigan Dealer Accepts Remanufactured Airplane

Yingling Aviation announced today that it delivered the first upgraded version of its comprehensively remanufactured Ascend 172  light single engine aircraft  to Suburban Aviation, Inc. of Suburban Toledo Airport in southeast Michigan.  Suburban was named an Ascend 172 dealer in September, 2016.  The firm provides localized, rapid and responsive support to its customers, utilizing the same standards and procedures established at Yingling.

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Boeing Engineer Pleads Guilty For Attempted Economic Espionage

Had Attempted To Sell Space Secrets To Russia

A former Boeing Satellite Systems engineer living in Culver City, CA has pleaded guilty to attempted economic espionage and attempted violation of the Export Control Act after selling secret documents about the spacecraft he was helping to develop to persons he thought were Russian intelligence agents last year.

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Pentagon Reportedly Overcharging Armed Forces For Fuel

Using Surpluses For A Variety Of Purposes

The Pentagon has reportedly been overcharging its armed services for fuel, including aviation fuel, to generate extra money for training Syrian rebels, bolster a prescription drug program, and cover unbudgeted costs for the war in Afghanistan.

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SpaceX To Carry Cremains On A Future Mission

Elysium Space To Launch World’s First Memorial Spacecraft On SpaceX Falcon 9 Mission

The pioneering company in memorial spaceflight, Elysium Space, is announcing today that its Elysium Star II memorial spacecraft will be on Spaceflight’s SSO-A dedicated rideshare mission aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 to be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Last November Elysium Space announced its revolutionary partnership with Spaceflight, a leading provider of launch and mission management services, to offer annual memorial spaceflight services to families, drastically reducing waiting times from years to months.

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Bombardier Technical Experts Recognized By CASI

Three Accomplished Employees Receive Awards For Outstanding Achievements In The Field Of Aviation

Three highly skilled employees from Bombardier's Product Development Engineering group were honoured on recently in Toronto, at the CASI Senior Awards reception and Gala Dinner in recognition of their significant contributions to Canadian aviation.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.27.17)

"It is difficult for first-responders to quickly assess the damage after a tornado impact due to downed powerlines and other debris." Source: Textron Systems Senior Director of Sales and Marketing of Civil & Commercial Products Dennis Racine.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.27.17): Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR)

Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR)

A TFR is a regulatory action issued by the FAA via the U.S. NOTAM System, under the authority of United States Code, Title 49. TFRs are issued within the sovereign airspace of the United States and its territories to restrict certain aircraft from operating within a defined area on a temporary basis to protect persons or property in the air or on the ground.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.27.17)

Regulatory Support Division Light Sport Aviation Branch

The Light Sport Aviation Branch manages and provides oversight of the sport pilot examiner and the light sport aircraft repairman-training programs. 

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