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April 29, 2018

EASA At AERO 2018: A Vision For The Future Of General Aviation (GA)

Implementation Of EASA’s Simpler, Lighter And Better Rules For The GA Community Has Started To Happen

At this year’s AERO international GA fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany, EASA Certification Director Trevor Woods and his team presented the latest achievements of the GA Roadmap where milestones have been reached and implementation of many improved rules has started to happen. “The GA Roadmap project succeeded in establishing an effective cooperative spirit between EASA, stakeholders and National Aviation Authorities. A true example of Safety Together!”, he said, using the new EASA slogan for Safety Promotion activities.

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Fuel Tanks And Wings For Orion Module Installed, Tested

European Service Module Being Assembled By Airbus In Bremen, Germany

The European service module that will provide power, water, air and electricity to NASA’s Orion Moon module has taken a large step closer to completion with the installation of its fuel tanks and testing of its solar wings.

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Wheels Up Supports Key Largo's Ocean Reef Charities

Donated $2.3 Million For Hurricane Cleanup Benefitting Florida Keys Residents

Wheels Up is now a preferred partner of Ocean Reef All Charities, the charitable arm for the Ocean Reef Club located in Key Largo, Florida. In the past three years, Wheels Up has made meaningful contributions to Ocean Reef All Charities.

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Boeing, German Companies Partner For STH Heavy-Lift Helicopter Competion

Business Opportunities On The H-47 Chinook Include Manufacturing, Long-Term Support And Training

Boeing has reached agreement with ten German aerospace companies to partner on a range of business opportunities on the H-47 Chinook, a contender in Germany’s STH heavy-lift helicopter competition.

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FlightSafety International Promotes Joe Warakomski To CIO

Joined The company In 2005 As Business Systems Security Manager

Joe Warakomski has been promoted to Chief Information Officer (CIO) at FlightSafety International.

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EmbraerAnd ANSYS Accelerate Time To Market For Next-Generation Aircraft

Embraer's Latest Commercial Jet Makes Certification History

With ANSYS software onboard, Embraer's latest commercial jet made history as the only aircraft to receive on-time certification simultaneously by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC). Embraer met complex targets for flight performance in record time — confidently bringing cutting-edge aircraft to market faster than ever.

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Ericsson: Ultra-Low Latency Of 5G Improves Production Of Jet Engine Components

Industrial Applications Of 5G Jointly Being Explored And Developed By Ericsson And The Fraunhofer Institute For Production Technology

Ericsson and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology have teamed up to explore and develop industrial applications of 5G. The first use case for production of jet engine components for MTU Aero Engines is currently being evaluated and is presented this week at the Hanover Fair in Germany.

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Leonardo's M-40 Target Drone Gets Green Light For Operations

Comprehensive Testing Completed At Sardinia Test Range

Following comprehensive testing at the PISQ (Poligono Interforze Salto di Quirra) joint armed forces test range in Sardinia, Leonardo’s new Mirach-40 (M-40) target drone has been authorised for operational use by the Italian Directorate of Air Armaments and Airworthiness (DAAA), as the national Military Airworthiness Authority (MAA).

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.29.18)

Aero Linx: Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, is one of the world's premier aerobatic display teams. Representing the speed, agility and precision of the Royal Air Force, the team is the public face of the service. They assist in recruiting to the Armed Forces, act as ambassadors for the United Kingdom at home and overseas and promote the best of British. Flying distinctive Hawk fast-jets, the team is made up of pilots, engineers and essential support staff with frontline, operational experience. Together, they demonstrate the excellence and capabilities of the Royal Air Force and the Service’s skilled, talented people.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.29.18): Pilot’s Discretion

Pilot’s Discretion PILOT’S DISCRETION− When used in conjunction with altitude assignments, means that ATC has offered the pilot the option of starting climb or descent whenever he/she wishes and conducting the climb or descent at any rate he/she wishes. He/she may temporarily level off at any intermediate altitude. However, once he/she has vacated an altitude, he/she may not return to that altitude.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.29.18)

"We are committed to giving back to the communities where we operate. Philanthropy has always been an important part of our business model, and we are proud to partner with Ocean Reef to provide vital resources to the Florida Keys." Source: Justin Firestone, Founding Partner at Wheels Up, commenting on their becoming a preferred partner of Ocean Reef All Charities, the charitable arm for the Ocean Reef Club located in Key Largo, Florida. In the past three years, Wheels Up has made meaningful contributions to Ocean Reef All Charities.

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