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February 07, 2017

Airborne 02.07.17: BasicMed Update, EFIS/HeliSAS Demo, EAA-Seaplane Pilots

Also: Yuneec H520, Aero-Calendar, Boeing Labor, Bezos Boost, AirSatOne, New ASTM Boss, Utah Drones

Questions are being answered following an analysis of President Trump’s executive order to hold pending and new regulations for a 60-day review. Industry analysis tends to indicate that the freeze does not apply to BasicMed, which provides a long-anticipated alternative to medical certification. The executive order is a standard operating procedure for new administrations. The order exempts “any regulations subject to statutory or judicial deadlines.” Genesys Aerosystems will unveil its n

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AMA Drone Report 02.06.17: Karma Returns!, Orlando v Drones, Sebring FPV Races

Also: Drone Racing Coming To AMA Expo East, Drone Pilot Insurance, Drone Rescues Lost Hikers

Once heralded with much fanfare, the GoPro entry into the consumer drone market looked like a sure bet... until troubles with a number of the products grounded the program. Very portable and easy to fly, the Karma ran into trouble when owners reported them falling out of the sky without warning... and not just a few times. GoPro, to their credit, pulled the product from the shelves, instituted a recall, gifted former owners with a free GoPro camera (after their drones were turned in) and went back to the dr

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Aero-TV: WingX Geo-Referencing - A Step by Step Guide To The Latest Upgrades

WingX Pro7 Traca Technology Allows Your Finger To Do The Navigating…

If you wanted to see the latest in aviation personal electronics devices, the Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) held in November 2016 was the place to be. ANN News Editor, Tom Patton, checked in to find out what’s the latest and greatest thing going on with Hilton Software, the company that produces the WingX Pro7 app for iOS and Android products.

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Airborne 02.06.17: Collier Trophy, Prime Air Shipping Hub, First 2017 TBM 930

Also: Apollo's 50th at Oshkosh, Archon SF1, Master Instructors, ATR Biofuel, Oshkosh Branding, Drone Arrest, Bye Aerospace

NAA reports that four aerospace projects and accomplishments were selected to compete for the auspicious 2016 Robert J. Collier Trophy. For 105 years, the Collier Trophy has been the benchmark of aerospace achievement. Awarded annually “… for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America,” it has been bestowed upon some of the most important projects, programs, individuals, and accomplishments in history. Past winners include the crews of Apol

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.07.17)

"The LRIP-10 contract is a good and fair deal for the taxpayers, the U.S. Government, allies, and Industry.” Source: Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan, F-35 Program Executive Officer.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.07.17): Outer Fix Arc

A semicircle, usually about a 50−70 mile radius from a meter fix, usually in high altitude, which is used by CTAS/HOST to calculate outer fix times.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.07.17)

'I Baked Cupcakes To Fund My Pilot Lessons'

The inspiring story of Lisa Cusack, who wanted a career in aviation so much that she came up with an innovative way to make it happen. Where there's a will ... there's a way.

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