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October 27, 2022

Court Battle Over East Hampton Sees Injunction

New York Operators Versus East Hampton NIMBYs Given Respite from Closure, Conversion to Permission-Only Airport

A Suffolk County, New York court granted a motion for an injunction that maintains access to the East Hampton Town Airport (JPX) in the latest change of the ongoing battle to maintain the location. The litigation was supported by local friends and industry bodies, opposed by the town of East Hampton itself as it seeks to extend a series of operational restrictions at the field. If the town has its way, flights into JPX will be much tougher for visitors and operators based out of the region, with the airport becoming a private field.

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Dynon’s SkyView Autopilot Certified for Cessna 182 Skylane

Improving Upon Greatness?

Founded as a joint-venture between a semiconductor entrepreneur and a pilot, Dynon is a respected designer and manufacturer of light aircraft avionics. In October 2022, the company announced its SkyView autopilot system had received FAA approval for installation in Cessna 182E thru 182T, R182, T182, TR182, and T182T Skylane models equipped with Dynon’s SkyView HDX avionics system—a complete and highly-capable integrated avionics system for light, light-sport, and experimental aircraft.

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FAA Releases Gulfstream GV Standardized Training Program

Boon or Bane to the Part 135 GV Operator—Comments Sought

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released the first aircraft standardized training curricula for use in training GV pilots in the employ of Part 135 operators. The FAA is seeking comments on the GV curricula, and will remain receptive to such until 9 Novermber 2022.  As the first training curricula of its type, the FAA's GV-series program establishes the framework for development of all future programs. The FAA is beginning work to craft curricula for the next aircraft targeted for the program, and ultimately intends to make available standardized training curricula for many aircraft commonly used in Part 135 operations.

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Vintage UAV Prototype Donated to Model Aeronautics Museum

Original 1/2 Scale Sparrow Model Aircraft Tendered as Representation of  Uncrewed Aviation Design Circa 1973

The Academy of Model Aeronautics has received a new piece of history to add to the collection, bringing in the Sparrow, a 1/2 scale demonstrator of a would-be drone aircraft from the early seventies. The new piece was delivered by Jim Dalton and Doug Erhardt, Dalton being a long time steward of the model. The Sparrow was designed by Raymond Fredette of the Flight Dynamics Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base under Project Teleplane, a preliminary effort to assess and design remotely piloted vehicles for military purposes.

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Airborne 10.19.22: Gogo 5G Completed!, Wisk Prepares, Bombardier Sustains

Also: King's Book Signing, Alto's 25th, Airbus Corporate, DJI v Everest

Gogo Business Aviation has finished construction of its nationwide Gogo 5G network. The 5G network now covers the contiguous United States and will expand into Canada beginning in 2023. Gogo 5G is expected to deliver ~25 Mbps on average, with peak speeds in the 75-80 Mbps range... Readying its 6th generation prototype, Wisk briefed ANN’s Jim Campbell at NBAA with the fifth generation bird close by... while also noting that the process ahead is likely to be a long one. Bombardier wants the world to know that BizAv has been doing its part in regards to sustainability for a long

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Airborne 10.19.22: Gogo 5G Completed!, Wisk Prepares, Bombardier Sustains

Also: King's Book Signing, Alto's 25th, Airbus Corporate, DJI v Everest

Gogo Business Aviation has finished construction of its nationwide Gogo 5G network. The 5G network now covers the contiguous United States and will expand into Canada beginning in 2023. Gogo 5G is expected to deliver ~25 Mbps on average, with peak speeds in the 75-80 Mbps range... Readying its 6th generation prototype, Wisk briefed ANN’s Jim Campbell at NBAA with the fifth generation bird close by... while also noting that the process ahead is likely to be a long one. Bombardier wants the world to know that BizAv has been doing its part in regards to sustainability for a long

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Klyde Morris (10.24.22)

Klyde's Quest For A New BizJet Does NOT Go Well

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Air Canada, CAE Aim to Double 2023 “Captain Judy” Scholarships

Applications Open on November 1st for Girls Aspiring to Become CAE Women in Flight/ Air Canada Ambassadors

Air Canada and CAE announced a joint effort to double the number of 2023 Captain Judy Cameron Scholarships, support granted to young Canadian women aiming for a career as commercial pilots or maintenance engineers. While the scholarship has not been around for long, turning 5 years old this year, the program is ramping up its support for 8 embryonic pilots under the partnership. 

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College Student Perishes in Tragic Airport Incident

A Lamentable Misstep

Sani Aliyu, age 21, suffered fatal wounds when he disembarked a Cessna 172 on the ramp of Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport (TBR), and walked, inadvertently, into the aircraft’s propeller arc. The Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office posits that Aliyu’s death was a tragic accident.

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Classic Aero-TV: Anticipating Futurespace - Blue Origin Visits Airventure 2017

From 2017 (YouTube Version): Flight-Proven Booster On Display At AirVenture…

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is known primarily as a celebration of experimental and amateur-built aircraft. But over the years, the scope of the show has grown to include all aspects of aviation and aerospace. Enter Blue Origin, an aerospace company that has seen significant success over the past two years launching and recovering reusable boosters with an eye towards suborbital space tourism and commercial space launches. And this year, the Blue Origin New Sh

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NTSB Prelim: Rutan Varieze

The Pilot Had Been Performing Maintenance On The Accident Airplane And Upgrading Various Systems

On September 05, 2022, about 0948 Pacific daylight time, a Rutan Varieze, N10EZ, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Columbia, California. The pilot was fatally injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. The pilot had been performing maintenance on the accident airplane and upgrading various systems. The weeks prior to the accident, he installed an Electroair electronic ignition system. The accident flight was the first flight out of maintenance.

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AD: NZSkydive Limited

AD 2022-22-05 Requires Inspecting The Sprockets To Determine If They Have A Non-Metallic Sleeve In The Sprocket Bore

The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for NZSkydive Limited (type certificate previously held by Pacific Aerospace Ltd.) Model FBA-2C1, FBA-2C2, FBA-2C3, and FBA-2C4 airplanes. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) originated by an aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product. The MCAI identifies the unsafe condition as a batch of aileron control chain sprockets being manufactured with a non-metallic sleeve insert in the sprocket bore, which can cause cracks to develop and affect the integrity of the aileron control chai

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.27.22)

Aero Linx: The Helicopter Safety Advisory Conference (HSAC) The Helicopter Safety Advisory Conference (HSAC) was formed in January, 1978 after an accident in which 19 people lost their lives when a helicopter came in contact with a platform crane. Realizing there was a lack of communication between oil companies, service organizations, helicopter operations, and the helicopter industry, representatives of these companies agreed to work toward improved safety offshore. The HSAC continues to identify critical issues that affect safety in the Gulf of Mexico.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.27.22): Night (ICAO)

Night (ICAO)  The hours between the end of evening civil twilight and the beginning of morning civil twilight or such other period between sunset and sunrise as may be specified by the appropriate authority.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.27.22)

“The court’s decision to reaffirm the impropriety of the town’s actions to curtail operations at their community airport is a significant step in protecting access not just to East Hampton Airport, but to other airports in New York state and around the country. It is vital that town officials recognize their obligations to maintain access under established state and federal statutes.”  Source: NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen, detailing how a Suffolk County, New York court granted a motion for an injunction that maintains access to the East Hampton Town Airport (JPX) in the latest change of the ongoing battle to maintain the location. 

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