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September 12, 2021

Top Gun Sequel And Mission Impossible 7 Faces COVID Related Delays

Release Dates Pushed Back Until 2022

Paramount has revealed the delay of its Tom Cruise flicks “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Mission: Impossible 7” (which never fails to feature some outstanding aviation-oriented action) due to the surge of the delta variant of COVID-19. The release dates have been updated to May 27, 2022 for “Top Gun: Maverick” instead of November 19, 2021 and “Mission: Impossible 7” will now be shown on September 30, 2022 instated of May 27, 2022. Movie theaters have been hard hit during the pandemic, and the “Top Gun” sequel and “Mission: Impossible 7” have been delayed several times over the past year and a half as movie theater attendance has not returned to p

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US Airlines Announce 3-Billion Gallon Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production Goal

Carriers Raise 2030 Target By 50 Percent

Airlines for America, the industry trade organization representing the leading US airlines, announced that member carriers have pledged to work with government leaders and other stakeholders to make 3 billion gallons of cost-competitive sustainable aviation fuel available to U.S. aircraft operators in 2030. Airlines for America pledged to work toward a rapid expansion to produce and distribute the sustainable aviation fuel in March.

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GAMA Welcomes Three New Members

AIR, Archer and DBT Aero Join The Association

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association revealed the addition of AIR, Archer, and DBT Aero as Associate Members EPIC on September 9, 2021. AIR is based in Pardes Hana, Israel, and was founded in 2018. They are developing personal use electric vertical and takeoff aircraft with a focus on a combination of aerospace innovation, automotive technology and FAA approved safety standards. 

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Inspiration4 Mission Countdown Continues

Historic All Civilian Crew Set To Launch Next Week

The Falcon 9 rocket was spotted in motion as it was being transported from its processing facility to the Launch Complex 39A, gearing up for its historic launch next week taking place no earlier than 8pm EDT on September 15th, 2021 -- delayed a day from its original schedule due to weather concerns. The crew for the Inspiration4 mission was announced in March of this year, and the group has arrived at the Kennedy Space center in Florida from Los Angeles in preparation for the launch. Inspiration4 will be the first mission in history to send an all civilian crew into orbit without a NASA astronaut onboard.

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Klyde Morris (09.10.21)

Klyde Just Wants to Get Paid...


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ThrustSense Gains Supplemental Type Certification In Europe, Canada

Innovative Solutions and Support Shares Their Enthusiasm

Innovative Solutions & Support has received the European Union Aviation Safety Agency and Transport Canada Civil Aviation Supplemental Type Certification for its ThrustSense Full Regime Autothrottle for King Air. Over forty countries outside of the US have approved of IS&S’s auto-throttle technology, joining Australia, Argentina, Brazil, China, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa and Taiwan. Special mission, extended range, heavy-weight and Blackhawk aircraft are the categories for the newly customized ThrustSense King Airs. 

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Classic Aero-TV: A Truly Unique Twin - The Discovery 201

Novel Needs Require Novel Airframe Solutions

One of the most unusual airplanes spotted by ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell at the AOPA Aviation Summit 2013 was Discovery Aviation’s model 201. It’s a twin-engine airplane that certainly qualifies to be described as “unique.” Jim sat down with Rick Cunliffe, the President and CEO of Discovery Aviation, to get the background on their model 201. Cunliffe refers to the 201 as an aviation version of an SUV. It’s a high wing, strut braced, twin-engine airplane with a fuselage specifically designed to

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ASTM International to Host 2021 Symposium on Autonomy in Aviation

Event Takes Place in California Mid-October

ASTM International’s autonomy design and operations in aviation administrative committee AC377 will be hosting the 2nd Annual ASTM Autonomy in Aviation Symposium, at the Santa Clara Marriott in California on October 19, 2021. The objective of the symposium is to facilitate discussions on standards development for aviation autonomy while bringing forward perspectives from standards development organizations, industry leaders, and government agencies. The event also hopes to promote recommendations from a forthcoming report on regulatory barriers to aviation autonomy.

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Altitude Angel Integrates SarStuff With Cloud

Updates Provide Accurate Airspace Data- Faster

Altitude Angel, Unified Traffic Management technology provider, released news that its Search and Rescue flight planning tool, SarStuff, will now integrate its GuardianUTM Cloud platform to provide flight operations managers with the information they need to help save lives. SarStuff is a plan and tasking tool predominantly used by Search and Rescue teams, such as police and fire departments that are integrating drones into their operations. Working the cloud platform into its planning module will provide accurate, up-to-date airspace data, eliminating the need to use third party mobile apps to carry out airspace checks – which is slow and unreliable.

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NTSB Prelim: Flying K Enterprises Sky Raider

Engine Subsequently Lost Power, And The Pilot Set-Up A Forced Landing To A Field

On August 15, 2021, about 1636 central daylight time, a Flying K Enterprises Sky Raider airplane, N56179 was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near  Towanda, Kansas. The pilot sustained serious injuries. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. The pilot reported the engine run-up and takeoff were routine. However, during the initial climb about 150 ft above ground level, the engine speed started to decrease.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.12.21)

Aero Linx: The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals Founded in 1976, the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of minorities in all aviation and aerospace careers. OBAP members encourage diversity in the industry by supporting aspiring aviation professionals through Project Aerospace, a series of scholarships, mentoring, training, and youth-focused education programs.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.12.21): Landing Area

Landing Area Any locality either on land, water, or structures, including airports/heliports and intermediate landing fields, which is used, or intended to be used, for the landing and takeoff of aircraft whether or not facilities are provided for the shelter, servicing, or for receiving or discharging passengers or cargo.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (09.12.21)

“Everything you see in this film is for real... We’re working with the Navy, all of the flying you see in this picture is real, I really wanted to give you all an experience of what it is to be inside that aircraft. It’s a love letter to aviation.” Source: From comments made by Pilot/Actor, Tom Cruise, in advance of the debut of the next Top Gun movie, now delayed until 2022.

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