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November 13, 2016

AD: Airbus Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2016-23-01

PRODUCT: All Airbus Model A310 series airplanes.

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Near Earth Autonomy Secures NASA Award To Advance Safe UAS Flight

Near Earth Technologies To Be Demonstrated At UTM Convention 2016

Near Earth Autonomy has announced the successful award through the NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to support NASA's mission to introduce unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace (NAS). Under this award, Near Earth will develop and demonstrate technologies that enable safe unmanned aircraft (UA) operation in the case of unexpected contingency situations. The SBIR award is in partnership with NASA Langley Research Center.

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New Capture Technology Available For Robotic Aircraft

Will Be Employed Delivering Life Saving Medical Supplies

Critical engineering support in the development of the recovery system for Zipline International's medical delivery drones was provided by Trust Automation, the company has revealed.

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More Than 300 Make Next Cut For Enlisted RPA Pilot Selection

Over 800 Applied For Available Slots To Fly Unmanned Aircraft

Air Force officials have chosen 305 active-duty enlisted Airmen for the next phase of the Enlisted Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot Selection Board process as part of a deliberate approach to enhance the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission.

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Executive AirShare Names John Owen Chief Financial Officer

Comes To The Company From An Executive Search Firm

John Owen has joined Executive AirShare as chief financial officer. The Kansas City native brings to the position a strong background of a consultant and previous corporate CFO.

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Transport Canada Issues STC To Van Horne Aviation

Will Allow Installation Of Composite Main Rotor Blades On Bell 206B Helicopters

Transport Canada has approved an STC for the installation of composite main rotor blades on Bell 206B JetRanger helicopters to rotor blade manufacturer Van Horn Aviation (VHA).

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First AfBAC Highlights Continued Importance Of African Business Aviation

New Board Of Directors To Be Announced During The Event

Ahead of the first African Business Aviation Conference, (AfBAC 2016) to be held in Cape Town November 17-18, Rady Fahmy, Chief Executive Officer of AfBAA, has confirmed delegate registrations have topped that of any previous AfBAA event, with more than 150 delegates registered ahead of next week’s inaugural meeting. “We are delighted to see that delegates value the event enough to register in advance. We genuinely look forward to meeting them all,” said Fahmy.

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Flying Colours Wins Bombardier Service Award

Presented With An Award For Excellent Service For The Second Year In A Row

Bombardier has presented Flying Colours Corp. of St. Louis MO with its Business Aircraft’s Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Award in the North America category for the second year in a row.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.13.16): Land And Hold Short Operations

Land And Hold Short Operations Operations which include simultaneous takeoffs and landings and/or simultaneous landings when a landing aircraft is able and is instructed by the controller to hold-short of the intersecting runway/taxiway or designated hold-short point. Pilots are expected to promptly inform the controller if the hold short clearance cannot be accepted.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.13.16)

Aero Linx: EUROCONTROL EUROCONTROL is an intergovernmental organisation with 41 States, committed to building, together with its partners, a Single European Sky that will deliver the air traffic management (ATM) performance required for the twenty-first century and beyond. Over 1,900 highly qualified professionals spread over four European countries work at EUROCONTROL, deploying their expertise to address ATM challenges. Our expertise is unrivalled: covering both operational and technical elements advising on both civil and military aspects of ATM having experience at bringing States with different needs together for a common goal

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.13.16)

Aero-News Quote of the Day “This important work is making it possible to learn more about severe weather without risking a life in uncertain environments. It’s also assessing and alerting emergency personnel to damage left in the immediate wake of hazardous storms. Together with our partnering agencies, we have helped implement a one-of-a-kind technology that continues to provide the public with invaluable services.” Source: Steven Bilby, president of Cherokee Nation’s diversified businesses, in comments made as Cherokee Nation Technologies is continuing to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA to advance hurric

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