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November 16, 2022

Aero-TV: Wisk Aero’s Sixth Generation eVTOL Impresses

Graciously Bearing the Burden of Proof

Wisk Aero is an aviation technology concern about the business of developing self-flying electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft by dint of which the company seeks to attain eminence within the inchoate, autonomous air-taxi industry. The enterprise’s lineage traces back to 2010 and an entity called Zee Aero which was founded with backing from Google co-founder Larry Page. In 2017, Zee Aero merged with Kitty Hawk, a manufacturer of ultralight VTOL aircraft. One year later, Kitty Hawk rebranded Zee Aero as Cora.

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Airborne-UnCrewed 11.08.22: Mavic 3 Classic, Cargo Drone, Rocket Lab Fumbles

Also: VoltAero, NFFS Partnership, Rotax Updates, Mississippi State University

DJI has unveiled the Mavic 3 Classic. The Mavic 3 Classic boasts a 4/3 CMOS Hasselblad camera capable of shooting in 5.1K/50 fps, 4K/60 fps and 1080p/60fps using H.264 and H.265 encoders. Slow-motion filming remains supported at 4K/120fps and 1080p/200fps. Its 24mm equivalent focal length lens opens to an adjustable aperture spanning f/2.8 to f/11 for 12.8 stops of native dynamic range, producing 12-bit RAW photography and 10-bit D-Log footage. Sichuan Tengden Sci-Tech Innovation completed its first test flight of the firm's upcoming 4-engine, long-haul UAV in Sichuan China e

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Airborne-UnCrewed 11.08.22: Mavic 3 Classic, Cargo Drone, Rocket Lab Fumbles

Also: VoltAero, NFFS Partnership, Rotax Updates, Mississippi State University

DJI has unveiled the Mavic 3 Classic. The Mavic 3 Classic boasts a 4/3 CMOS Hasselblad camera capable of shooting in 5.1K/50 fps, 4K/60 fps and 1080p/60fps using H.264 and H.265 encoders. Slow-motion filming remains supported at 4K/120fps and 1080p/200fps. Its 24mm equivalent focal length lens opens to an adjustable aperture spanning f/2.8 to f/11 for 12.8 stops of native dynamic range, producing 12-bit RAW photography and 10-bit D-Log footage. Sichuan Tengden Sci-Tech Innovation completed its first test flight of the firm's upcoming 4-engine, long-haul UAV in Sichuan China e

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.16.22)

Aero Linx: National Aeronca Association We are dedicated to supporting the design and preserving the history of Aeronca aircraft. Founded by Jim Thompson and fostered by his leadership for nearly thirty years, we are now led by a Board of Directors. We meet in convention every two years at Hook Field (MWO) in Middletown, Ohio, the site of the Aeronca Corporation, where all of our post war planes were produced.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.16.22): Instrument Departure Procedure (DP)

Instrument Departure Procedure (DP) A preplanned instrument flight rule (IFR) departure procedure published for pilot use, in graphic or textual format, that provides obstruction clearance from the terminal area to the appropriate en route structure. There are two types of DP, Obstacle Departure Procedure (ODP), printed either textually or graphically, and, Standard Instrument Departure (SID), which is always printed graphically.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.16.22)

“We are humbled and excited by the overwhelming interest and investor demand our capital raise received. In just 90 days, we received reservations for more than $25 million of CubCrafters’ shares. This was a great first step in securing the vision of our founder, Jim Richmond, who wanted to give the public an opportunity to participate in the growth of our company. Now that we have been qualified by the SEC, we look forward to welcoming new investors to CubCrafters and working on their behalf to drive long-term shareholder value." Source: Patrick Horgan, CubCrafters’ president & CEO, in remarks made as the company confirmed that it has been qualified by the Securities Exchange Commission [SEC] to make a heavy-dut

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