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Interesting and scary C-172SP by [email protected]
On Monday, March 24, 2003 at 4:32:53 PM UTC-8, Jack wrote: Ok, let me try to make this quick. I am not as fortunate as many in here, I have to rent a/c. I mostly rent 172's and 182's. Recently, I started renting from a new company. About a month ago I took my two kids flying in a...
November 9th 17 04:29 PM
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Uber adds LA to flying taxi test cities, demo flights slated for 2020 by Larry Dighera
https://techcrunch.com/2017/11/08/uber-adds-la-to-flying-taxi-test-cities-demo-flights-slated-for-2020/amp/ Uber adds LA to flying taxi test cities, demo flights slated for 2020 BY NATASHA LOMAS November 8, 2017 Uber has inked a partnership with NASA over its flying taxi plans and says now itís...
November 9th 17 03:58 PM
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Kan. airport manager warns that ATC privatization threatens general aviation by Larry Dighera
If a house resolution to privatize air traffic control passes, it could mean new fees for every takeoff and landing by every airplane - and give the commercial airlines unparalleled control of the nation's airports.Newton City/County Airport Manager Brian Palmer sees the action as the single...
November 7th 17 03:37 PM
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Advances For New Flight Technologies by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Advances-For-New-Flight-Technologies-229864-1.html Advances For New Flight Technologies By Mary Grady | November 2, 2017 Electric powerplants and autonomous systems continue to make progress, with reports this week of first flights and new designs. In China,...
November 6th 17 03:20 PM
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Court Stops Santa Monica Runway Destruction by Larry Dighera
It's beginning to look like we're going to hear D9 Cats illegally ripping up the runway in the dead of night again as occurred with Meigs in Chicago and Capistrano in Orange County,...
November 2nd 17 01:42 AM
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Drone Integration To Move Forward by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Drone-Integration-To-Move-Forward-229832-1.html Drone Integration To Move Forward By Mary Grady | October 25, 2017 The integration of drones into the National Airspace System will accelerate with a pilot program directed by the FAA, the Transportation...
October 27th 17 03:06 PM
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Drones Heading For The NAS by Larry Dighera
A few years ago on a VFR flight plan near Victorville, I encountered a UAV while en route from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara. While at 8500 feet, ATC called traffic 5 miles at my altitude. Subsequent calls to the UAV aircrafts "pilot" (safely on the ground) failed to elicit a response, and at a...
October 13th 17 10:58 AM
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City of Newton, Massachusetts canít require drone operators to register their machines with the city by Larry Dighera
AVweb Insider Newtonís Law Struck Down By Paul Bertorelli We donít often find cause to clap for the meddling regulatory overreach of the FAA, but the agency won one this week that I, for one, am personally cheering. http://www.abajournal.com/images/main_images/drone_ruling.pdf U.S. District Judge...
September 27th 17 05:54 PM
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FBOs at LAX by [email protected]
For the SMO jets that are leaving, LAX has 2 FBOs: Signature Flight Support Atlantic Aviation Both have Jet A at under $8. Consider Burbank, Jet A is under $5 there, cheaper than SMO :)
September 6th 17 09:40 PM
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ATC Privatization: Nav Canada To Refund $60 Million To Users by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Nav-Canada-To-Refund-60-Million-To-Users-229556-1.html Nav Canada To Refund $60 Million To Users By Mary Grady | August 26, 2017 While the aviation industry in the U.S. is fighting hard to oppose proposals to privatize the air traffic system, Nav Canada, the...
August 28th 17 04:43 PM
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Machine gun-toting drone threatens to change combat forever by Larry Dighera
Hey, here's an idea: Add artificial intelligence, and this technology could enable the machines to take over the world. :-( http://newatlas.com/tikad-gun-toting-drone-military/50946/ Machine gun-toting drone threatens to change combat forever Rich Haridy Rich Haridy August 17, 2017 Drones...
August 27th 17 08:15 PM
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Va, Design Maneuvering Speed definition by [email protected]
My question, to anyone who knows what the answer is to the following; 7 ways-for an aircraft to come into contact with the ground. If you could explain this in detail steps for me. I may not get a chance to get back on to this site so, if you could just e-mail the answer to me/ My e-mail is as...
August 27th 17 01:04 AM
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Harrison Ford mistakenly pokes Calista Flockhart in wrong runway by [email protected]
Although cautioned several times for a "go around", Harrison mistakenly poked Calista in the wrong runway. Says she, "I didn't realize his landing gear still worked." ---
August 17th 17 06:06 PM
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City Of Santa Monica Approves Runway Shortening by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/City-of-Santa-Monica-Approves-Runway-Shortening-229497-1.html City Of Santa Monica Approves Runway Shortening By Geoff Rapoport August 11, 2017 The City of Santa Monica has approved a contract for shortening of the runway at SMO from 4,973 feet to 3,500 feet....
August 17th 17 01:59 AM
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Airbus Looks At Electric Future by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Airbus-Looks-At-Electric-Future-229427-1.html Airbus Looks At Electric Future By Russ Niles Airbus is in the electric airplane business for at least the medium term and the next few years could see the first flight of a BAE 146 regional jet converted to fly...
August 1st 17 11:43 AM
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Aero Electric Intros Four-Seat Airplane by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Aero-Electric-Intros-Four-Seat-Airplane-229419-1.html Aero Electric Intros Four-Seat Airplane By Mary Grady | July 29, 2017 Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. plans to build a four-seat version of its all-electric airplane, the company announced at EAA AirVenture...
July 31st 17 12:27 AM
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Senate Committee Says No To ATC Privatization by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Senate-Committee-Says-No-To-ATC-Privatization-229354-1.html Senate Committee Says No To ATC Privatization By Mary Grady July 26, 2017 General aviation advocacy groups have united in their efforts to oppose the privatization of the nationís air traffic...
July 26th 17 08:14 PM
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It will be a monopoly run by private interests with zero oversight. by [email protected]
On Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 12:02:18 PM UTC-5, wrote: On Friday, July 7, 2017 at 8:23:33 AM UTC-4, Larry Dighera wrote: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/article159754119.html Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Miami, is opposed to an overhaul of the ...
July 16th 17 07:18 PM
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Court Quashes Drone Registration by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Court-Quashes-Drone-Registration-229025-1.html Court Quashes Drone Registration By Russ Niles A Washington court has quashed the FAAís drone registration program. The court ruled Friday that the registration rule violates the FAA Modernization and Reform...
July 10th 17 10:35 PM
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Lilium Aviation flies prototype of its 160-knot all-electric VTOL by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/160-Knot-VTOL-Flying-Car-Flown-Says-Company-228903-1.html 160-Knot VTOL Flying Car Flown Says Company By Russ Niles | April 23, 2017 Lilium Aviation http://lilium.com, of Munich, says it has flown a prototype of its all-electric VTOL tilt-engine aircraft...
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July 9th 17 09:19 PM
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