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August 26, 2017

Spaceport America Facing Funding Woes

State Of New Mexico Has Cut Funding Nearly In Half

When ground was broken, and again when it opened, Spaceport America was hailed by its developers and the state of New Mexico as the only purpose-built commercial space launch facility in the country.

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Fiji Airways Purchases Three Viking Series 400 Twin Otters

Will Fly As Regional Commuters On Domestic Routes

Viking Air Limited of Victoria, BC, Canada and Fiji Airways, of Nadi, Fiji, have signed an agreement for three Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft for use as regional commuters servicing Fiji Airways’ domestic routes throughout the island nation. An option for one additional aircraft will also accompany the deal.

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Steve Hinton To Attempt New World Speed Record

Will Make The Attempt Flying The Highly Modified P-51 Mustang 'Voodoo' August 27

Air racing champion Steve Hinton Jr. will take off in Idaho August 27 in his highly modified P-51 Mustang “Voodoo” with his sights set on breaking the 28-year-old world speed record of 528.3 MPH held by the late Lyle Shelton. He will fly the vintage fighter plane across a 3-kilometer (approx. 1.8 mile) course at an altitude of 100 meters (approx. 328 feet).

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Johns Hopkins APL’s ‘Dragonfly’ Dual-Quadcopter Aims To Explore Titan

Would Search For Potential Habitable Sites Where Life Could Develop On Saturn’s Largest Moon

Dragonfly, a New Frontiers-class mission concept that the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory has proposed to NASA, would use an instrumented, radioisotope-powered, dual-quadcopter to explore potential habitable sites where life could be developed on Saturn's largest moon, Titan.

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UAS Research Involves All ERAU Campuses – And The NTSB

Research Provided Data From Various Sensors That Can Be Beneficial To First Responders In Accident Situations

Representatives from Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach, Worldwide and Prescott campuses teamed up and were joined by members of the NTSB at the Prescott Campus’ Robertson Aircraft Accident Investigation Laboratory earlier this month to conduct field research in the first grant-funded project “Predictive UAS Emergency Management Sensor Detection Analysis and Application.”

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Gulfstream G280 Surpasses 100,000 Flight Hours

Milestone Reached After Less Than Five Years In Service

The worldwide fleet of G280 aircraft recently eclipsed 100,000 flight hours, a milestone achieved less than five years after the first model entered service.

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Charleston C-17 Flies On 'The Dark Side Of The Moon'

Crew Followed The Path Of Monday's Total Eclipse

An aircrew of reserve Airmen from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina had the opportunity Aug. 21, 2017 to fly a routine C-17 Globemaster III training mission under not so routine conditions–flying in the path of a total solar eclipse.

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Russian Helicopters Ready For Serial Delivery Of Upgraded Ka-27M Helicopters

Russian Ministry of Defense Taking Delivery Of The Modernized Aircraft

Russian Helicopters holding, a part of Rostec State Corporation, is ready for serial delivery of modernized multirole Ka-27M helicopters for the Russian Naval Aviation. The first aircraft has already passed through the entire series of factory tests.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.26.17)

“I have a great team around me and a remarkable aircraft and am confident that we will make a strong run at this record.” Source: Steve Hinton Jr., the Unlimited Gold winner at the 2016 National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.26.17): Desired Track

The planned or intended track between two waypoints. It is measured in degrees from either magnetic or true north.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.26.17)

Aviators Model Code Of Conduct   The site offers innovative tools advancing aviation safety and offering a vision of excellence for aviators.

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