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April 07, 2019

Airborne 04.05.19: Sling Pilot Academy, Apollo 11 at OSH, ADS-B

Also: National GA Award, Piper Aircraft Record, EU And Airbus, Hovering Drone Record

A new flight training academy has started teaching its first group of future commercial pilots, destined for the airlines. The Sling Pilot Academy, based in Torrance, CA, is the brainchild of three aviation entrepreneurs, Wayne Todden, Jean d’Assonville, and Matt Liknaitzky. Equipped with all new Next-Generation Sling training aircraft, using the latest in modern powerplant and glass cockpit display technology, Sling Pilot Academy effectively wields the double-edged sword of combining proper expert preparation for

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Aero-Help Wanted: ANN REALLY Needs A Sales Pro

ANN/Airborne/Aero-TV Marketing Department Needs Part or Full Time Personnel

E-I-C Note: For some reason, finding really motivated/honest/professional sales help has been a tough gig. And that need is greater now than ever. As a media partner to two of the most pivotal players in the drone arena... and new programs, on the way, devoted to women working and playing in the aviation and aerospace community, as well as avionics and other major aero-interests, coming soon -- NOW is the time to get this part of our business properly staffed. That's not all... what about all the other aspects of aviation and aerospace? Well... we have most of those covered -- or about to be covered. That's right; there's more... with near

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Astronaut Assistant CIMON Wins Prestigious German Innovation Prize

Recognized For Forward-Looking Innovation By A German Company

CIMON, the technology demonstrator developed and built by Airbus on behalf of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), has won the prestigious German Innovation Prize (Deutsche Innovationspreis) in the large companies category (Großunternehmen) 2019. The award was presented in Munich last Friday.

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Flexjet Receives FAA Diamond Award For Excellence In Aircraft Maintenance

Earns ARG/US Platinum Safety Rating

The FAA has presented a Diamond Award of Excellence for Aviation Maintenance Technician Training for 2018 to Flexjet. This marks the 20th consecutive year that Flexjet has been honored with the prestigious Diamond Award, more than any other private jet travel provider.

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Autonomous Aircraft Market Worth $23.7 Billion By 2030

Expected To Grow More Than 17 Percent Annual Through The Period

The autonomous aircraft market is projected to grow from an estimated $3.6 billion in 2018 to $23.7 billion by 2030, at a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 17.06 percent from 2018 to 2030. Increased cost savings, reduction in human error due to increased autonomy, and advancements in artificial intelligence are some of the key factors driving the autonomous aircraft market.

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NGC Signs Agreement With JAXA And Young Astronauts Club Of Japan

Will Collaborate In Space Education

Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the Young Astronauts Club of Japan (YAC) for collaboration in space-related education programs.

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The Wings Club Foundation Elects David Davenport As Its President

Will Set The Strategic Direction Of The Foundation For The Upcoming Year

David Davenport, Co-CEO and president, Commercial, of FlightSafety International, has been elected president of The Wings Club Foundation. The Board of Governors voted to elect David during the Wings Club Annual Meeting held on March 27, 2019. He will serve a one-year term.

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Airbus Prepares Cheops Satellite For Launch

Final Technical Review Successfully Passed

Airbus Defense and Space has completed construction of the Cheops satellite (Characterising Exoplanet Satellite). The European Space Agency (ESA) recently gave the green light at the Qualification and Acceptance Review. Representatives from ESA, CDTI (Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial) and Airbus explained the mission, the satellite, and the Spanish participation in the Cheops programme at the media event today at Airbus’ Madrid-Barajas site.

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WWII Bomber Found Off Bermuda

University Of Delaware Students Located The B-24 During A School Expedition

Students from the University of Deleware ’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment (CEOE) spending the Winter Session at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) made an historic discovery during their stay. The students located fragments of a B-24 bomber that went down in the ocean off the coast of the island in February, 1945.

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Wings Over The Rockies Secures TV Show On Rocky Mountain PBS

Denver Museum Creates Aerospace Program From Scratch

Wings Over the Rockies (Wings), a Denver-based non-profit organization, is pleased to announce it has officially secured a TV series on Rocky Mountain PBS. The series, called Behind the Wings, features long-time museum curator Matthew Burchette as he goes behind the scenes with famous aircraft and aerospace icons.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.07.19): Convective SIGMET

Convective SIGMET  A weather advisory concerning convective weather significant to the safety of all aircraft. Convective SIGMETs are issued for tornadoes, lines of thunderstorms, embedded thunderstorms of any intensity level, areas of thunderstorms greater than or equal to VIP level 4 with an area coverage of 4/10 (40%) or more, and hail 3/4 inch or greater.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.07.19)

Aero Linx: The Stearman Restorers Association

The Stearman Restorers Association is an independent “Not for Profit” 501C-3 Corporation dedicated to the preservation, restoration, flying and safety of Stearman Aircraft through the education of both members and the public. The Stearman was a primary trainer for both Army and Navy cadets in WWII. The SRA was originally founded in 1966 and for the year 2012 1150 members in 25 countries. The SRA publishes the Stearman Flying Wire quarterly. It contains articles about restoration tips, authenticity data, safety issues, Stearman piloting, historical items of interest, Stearman piloting, aviation event schedules, St

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.07.19)

“Safety is Flexjet’s utmost priority, and achieving it starts on the ground, before an aircraft ever takes off, with aircraft that are maintained at the highest possible level to ensure maximum safety and performance. Our aircraft maintenance team members have extraordinary skill and expertise, and they sustain this excellence through constant training. Their hard work and dedication to their craft is reflected in this award, which honors their commitment to our Owners and flight crews.” Source: Flexjet Chief Executive Officer Michael Silvestro, speaking about their Diamond Award of Excellence for Aviation Maintenance Technician Training for 2018. This marks the 20th consecutive year that Flexjet has been honore

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