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February 08, 2017

Airborne 02.08.17: World View Problems, Bombardier Global@Aspen, Drones and TFRs

Also: CA Safety Advisory, BD-17 And BD-22, Utah Drones, F-35C Fighters, NATA Town Hall, Canadian Airports, ClearVision EVS A $15 million development deal closed more than a year ago between Pima County, AZ and World View, which hopes to carry passengers to the fringe of space under a massive balloon, has been struck down by an Arizona judge, leaving the status of the project in limbo. Working under the agreement, World View has already constructed a 700-foot wide launch pad and headquarters facilities, with some offices already occupied by World View employees. The plan called for World View to lease the

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Aero-TV: PowerVision Drone Programs - Air/Sea Updates From CES 2017

Ease Of Operation, Form, And Function All Come Together In The PowerEgg…

This is a test; what is it that looks like an egg from the Jurassic era and flies after it has hatched? To answer this question, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, took the opportunity at the Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas in January 2017 to talk with Merlin Love, who is the Senior Director of Sales for PowerVision, a company that produces a drone known as the PowerEgg.

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John Shell Safe After 'Super 6' Went Down In NC

Airplane Impacted Terrain And Caught Fire

Pilot John Shell was able to walk away from an accident which occurred Monday afternoon in Morganton, NC.

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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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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.08.17)

“While our company posts industry-leading profit margins, Spirit pilots’ pay rates and retirement benefits continue to be well below industry standard.” Source: Capt. Stuart Morrison, chairman of Spirit pilots’ unit of ALPA.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.08.17): Out Of Service

When a piece of equipment, a system, a facility or a service is not operational, certified (if required) and immediately “available” for Air Traffic or public use.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.08.17)

It’s Time To Turn The Page On The F-35

President Trump has been highly critical of the cost of the F-35 program, which has spurred talks between the new administration and prime contractor Lockheed Martin. But there are those who believe that the JSF program should be scrapped altogether. Here is one such analysis from National Review.

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