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July 09, 2023

NASA Plans Celebrations of Webb Space Telescope’s First Year

Ten-Billion-Dollar Baby

NASA is making ready to commemorate the James Webb Space Telescope’s first year of operations and celebrate the discoveries deriving thereof. In observance of the orbital observatory's anniversary, the agency has planned multiple live and online events across the U.S. The schedule of Webb first anniversary events is as follows ...

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ATI Pilots Question Airline’s Readiness

Bracing for Sub-Prime Day 

ATI pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA) have voiced concerns over Amazon’s 11-12 July Prime Day sales event, setting forth their collective ability to perform to the standards expected of them by the e-commerce titan is likely to be compromised by understaffing. Year upon year, the Prime Day sale occasions the busiest period in Amazon’s fiscal year.

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Student Group Makes Inaugural Spaceport Nova Scotia Launch

High Times in the Maritimes

The Arbalest Rocketry team of Ontario, Canada’s York University executed a sub-orbital launch at a Canso, Nova Scotia facility currently being constructed by Maritime Launch Services Inc. Upon its completion, the installation will function as Canada’s first commercial spaceport. Originally planned for 05 July, the launch was to have been conducted before an august assemblage of invitees which included local, provincial, and Canadian federal officials, as well as Indigenous leaders and students from the Nova Scotia region. Regrettably, poor weather forced the postponement of the launch attempt until 06 July.

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Joby Submits Stage Three Certification Plans to FAA

The Edge of Actualization

Joby Aviation, the Toyota-backed designer and builder of electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft, announced on 06 July 2023 that it has submitted the entirety of its certification plan to the Federal Aviation Administration, thereby occasioning the imminent completion of the third of the five stages upon which FAA certification of new aircraft types is predicated.

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Textron Delivers First Mexican-Registered Cessna Citation Longitude

Viva La Textron

Textron Inc., the Providence, Rhode Island-based conglomerate and parent company of Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Bell Helicopter, Lycoming Engines, and Pipistrel, announced on 06 July 2023 that it had delivered the first Mexican-registered Cessna Citation Longitude business jet. Subject aircraft received certification from the Mexican Federal Civil Aviation Agency (AFAC) in 2022, and will henceforth support business travel throughout Mexico and North America.

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Tecnam Foiled Again... NASA Ends Work with X-57 Testbed

X-57 Maxwell Ends X-Plane Program after Years of Developmental Woes

A modified Tecnam P2006T Traveller under the NASA X-Plane program has come to its end, sadly spending its entire life on the ground. After an audio conference describing some of the lessons learned from the Maxwell project, NASA published an announcement stating that the "X-57 Maxwell all-electric aircraft project will conclude aircraft operational activities by the end of September, with documentation and close-out activities continuing for several months afterwards."

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Klyde Morris (07.07.23)

Klyde Tries Blaming the Multiverse... Good Luck With That


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Classic Aero-TV: Ralph Maloof Revs Up - Innovations For Homebuilt A/C Engines

From 2016 (YouTube Version): A VW Bug Engine Conversion Has Matured Into an Engine for the Airplane Homebuilder…

While at EAA AirVenture 2016, ANN News Editor, Tom Patton, visited with the folks at RevMaster and talked with Ralph Maloof, who is an aeronautical engineer and inventor. The first thing we find out in this interview is that the RevMaster engine is based on the Volkswagen Bug engine, but it is not simply a Volkswagen engine with slight modifications to make it fit in an airplane. Maloof says it has been modified to the point that it is really designed for aircraft use, not for automobile use.

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NTSB Prelim: Wonder Michael S Harmon Rocket

Roll Continued To Go To The Left Until The Airplane Was Nearly Inverted

On June 11, 2023, at 1506 eastern daylight time, an experimental amateur-built Harmon Rocket, N85TP, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Porter, New York. The commercial pilot was fatally injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. According to multiple witnesses, the pilot arrived at the private airfield several hours before the accident to observe the skydiver jump zone activities during the day.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.09.23)

Aero Linx: Meyers Aircraft Owners Association The Meyers Aircraft Owners Aassociation has been providing education, support, and friendship to current and past owners and enthusiasts for over 40 years. Join us today to gain access to forums, important service updates, and more.

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