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May 27, 2019

Aero-TV: American Barnstormers Tour - Bringing Old-Style Aviation Back To America

American Barnstormers Tour Storms Through AirVenture
From July 5-29, 2018, the 2018 American Barnstormers Tour undertook a 5-city, 5-state tour through MO, IA, SD, MN and WI.

Aero-TV: American Barnstormers Tour-Bringing Old-Style Aviation Back To America

American Barnstormers Tour Storms Through AirVenture

From July 5-29, 2018, the 2018 American Barnstormers Tour undertook a 5-city, 5-state tour through MO, IA, SD, MN and WI. The 2018 American Barnstormers Tour exclusively featured 10 vintage Travel Air open cockpit biplanes. Five of the biplanes will function as static displays at each venue, with owners and restorers available to answer crowd questions. Five of the biplanes offered ride experiences to tour attendees.

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OneSky Starts UTM Live Flight Testing With The New York UAS Test Site And NUAIR

Live Flight Testing Will Prove Out NASA TCL4 Capabilities And USS-USS Protocols For BVLOS Flights

OneSky, a business unit of Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), in conjunction with NUAIR (Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research), and Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York, commenced live flight testing in April with the AGI OneSky Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) solution. The tests are being conducted as part of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) ongoing UTM initiative aimed at Enabling Civilian Low-altitude Airspace and Unmanned Aircraft System Operations and validating requirements for UAS Service Suppliers (USS).

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Canadian Government Donates Surplus Coast Guard Helicopter

B105 Donated To Canadore College

The Government of Canada is supporting the development of well-trained, skilled personnel to serve the aerospace industry of the future by donating surplus Coast Guard assets to colleges and universities across Canada. These donations are helping to support aircraft maintenance training in Canada, providing practical and hands-on experience to students. 

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Klyde Morris (05.27.19)

Klyde Dives Into The New Lunar Vehicle Program


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Dulles Aviation FBO At Manassas Regional Airport Closing

Will Lock The Hangars May 31

Dulles Aviation, an FBO which has been operating at Manassas Regional Airport (KHEF) since 1970, will be closing its doors on May 31.

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Rolls-Royce Delivers First Pearl 15 Production Engines

Designed To Power Bombardier Global 5500 And 6500 Airplanes

Rolls-Royce announced that the first sets of Pearl 15 production standard engines were delivered to Bombardier and have been fitted to the first Global 6500 aircraft that is now in completions in readiness to power its latest business jet, into service.

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Blue Angels Retire 'Fat Albert'

Has Served The Navy's Demonstration Team For 17 Years

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels have announced the retirement of one of their most visible assets ... a C-130 dubbed "Fat Albert".

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GDC Technics Delivers Two Of The World's Most Sophisticated B787's

Confidential Head Of State Customer Receives VVIP-Configured Aircraft

GDC Technics, a company providing aircraft engineering, modification and completion services, has announced the completion and delivery of two VVIP B787's to a confidential head of state customer. Both of these aircraft were completed with the most sophisticated VVIP head-of-state cabins that integrate cutting edge technologies along with state of the art materials and engineering solutions, which created maximum luxury only found in a VVIP aircraft.

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Anna Mascolo Appointed Vice President Of Shell Aviation

Will Assume Her New Role July 1

Anna Mascolo has been appointed vice president of Shell’s Aviation business, taking over from Anne Anderson who is moving to a senior leadership role in Shell’s Chemicals business.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.27.19): 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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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.27.19)

Aero Linx: Wings of Hope Wings of Hope is a global humanitarian charity that has been helping the world’s poor since 1962. As our name suggests, we use our wings to deliver resources to the poor—but not all of our efforts involve aviation. Wings of Hope changes and saves lives through the power of aviation. We work on a global scale, helping the world’s poorest citizens access the basic resources essential for human dignity: Health, Education, Economic Opportunity, Food Security.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.27.19)

"Fat Albert has served the Blue Angels honorably the past 17 years, flown more than 30,000 hours in support of our mission, and represented the United States Marine Corps to millions of fans... This current airframe, BUNO 164763, has been with the team since 2002, and was the last C-130 to conduct a jet-assisted take-off (JATO). While this may come as a shock to many of our fans, we have known this day was coming. The team will be transported via Fleet-provided logistics, until a permanent replacement aircraft is identified. Fat Albert will enjoy her retirement as a ground-based training aid in Fort Worth, Texas." Source: From Facebook comments by the US Navy Blue Angels, in which they announced the retirement of one of their most vis

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