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Guinness World Record Electric Helicopter Flies Record 30 NM by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Electric-Helicopter-Flies-Record-30-NM-231979-1.html Electric Helicopter Flies Record 30 NM (Corrected) By Mary Grady , Contributing editor | December 11, 2018 A modified Robinson R44 designed and built by Tier 1 Engineering has set a Guinness World Record...
December 13th 18 05:32 PM
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Ontario tailwheel instructor - rec permit by Clare Snyder
I am looking for a flight instructor close to the KW Guelph Cambridger area willing and qualified to train me to Rec Permit on tailwheel plane.
December 13th 18 06:01 AM
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Electric Aviation cuts community and cabin noise by 75 percent and emissions by 80 percent by Larry Dighera
https://www.triplepundit.com/2018/11/electric-aviation-emissions/ Electric Aviation May Slash Emissions by Early 2020s by Amy Brown on Wednesday, Nov 21st, 2018 electric aviation, emissions The winds seem to be shifting in favor of electric aviation as a viable solution to airplane carbon...
November 25th 18 05:19 PM
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DOT Audits FAA Role In Drone Authorizations by Larry Dighera
Quoted from below: “LAANC is a technological solution that helps us safely integrate drones into our airspace,” said Elwell. “It gives our air traffic controllers visibility into where and when authorized drones are flying near airports so they can have more flexibility to plan ...
November 12th 18 09:00 PM
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Just passing through by Dudley Henriques[_3_]
Passing through just long enough to see if any of you are still alive and well. Dudley Henriques
November 4th 18 04:43 PM
by Peter Stickney[_2_] Go to last post
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Bizarre Volerian aircraft design replaces jets and props with flapping wings by Larry Dighera
https://newatlas.com/volerian-flapping-flying-car/56886/ Bizarre Volerian aircraft design replaces jets and props with flapping wings AIRCRAFT Loz Blain October 21st, 2018 13 PICTURES
November 2nd 18 05:32 PM
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Sea Turtles Need Help From Pilots by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Sea-Turtles-Need-Help-From-Pilots-231782-1.html Sea Turtles Need Help From Pilots MARY GRADY “It’s that time of year again,” Leslie Weinstein, president of Turtles Fly Too, told AVweb this week. As the season changes from summer to fall, sea turtles in the...
October 31st 18 03:51 PM
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FAA Seeks Comment On ATP Revisions by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/FAA-Seeks-Comment-On-ATP-Revisions-231787-1.html FAA Seeks Comment On ATP Revisions E-Mail this Article View Printable Article Text size: A A A By Mary Grady , Contributing editor | October 30, 2018 The FAA is accepting comments until Dec. 21 on its...
October 31st 18 03:47 PM
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High Wing Planes are Better Than Low Wing Planes by [email protected]
And that's why you never see low-winged birds. ---- High-Wing vs Low-Wing Airplanes by Stephen Lewis Anyone contemplating the purchase of a single-engine airplane has numerous factors to consider prior to committing to buy. Among the items that warrant attention are acquisition price,...
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October 29th 18 04:05 AM
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Something NEW: Bell Demonstrates Distributed Propulsion Aircraft by Larry Dighera
A "quad-copter" design with a wing! I would expect this design philosophy to provide higher speeds and reduced energy consumption compared to wingless types. ...
October 17th 18 02:56 PM
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FAA Approves Ultralight eVTOL by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/FAA-Approves-Ultralight-VTOL-231613-1.html FAA Approves Ultralight VTOL By Russ Niles | September 30, 2018 Hoversurf says the FAA has signed off on the first eVTOL https://www.hoversurf.com/news/manage-your-blog-from-your-live-site to be approved for general...
October 2nd 18 07:45 PM
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House Passes FAA Reauthorization by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/House-Passes-FAA-Reauthorization-231595-1.html House Passes FAA Reauthorization By Kate O'Connor | September 26, 2018 RELATED ARTICLES First G500 Delivered Bell Demonstrates Distributed Propulsion Aircraft Picture of the Week, September 27, 2018
September 28th 18 04:42 PM
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Hangar Queen Owners -- WHY? by [email protected]
On Saturday, January 29, 2000 at 2:00:00 AM UTC-6, Jay Honeck wrote: I have a question that has been bugging me for years, and this forum is a large enough cross-section of pilots to MAYBE get a statistically meaningful response: WHY do people own "hangar queens"? There are...
September 26th 18 07:20 PM
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Brain Waves Control Drones (and potentially full scale aircraft), With DARPA Tech by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Brain-Waves-Control-Drones-With-DARPA-Tech-231512-1.html Brain Waves Control Drones, With DARPA Tech By Mary Grady , Contributing editor | September 10, 2018 A person with a microchip implant can now pilot a swarm of drones by sending signals directly from...
September 12th 18 05:25 PM
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Electric flight is coming, but the batteries aren’t ready by Vaughn Simon[_2_]
On 8/25/2018 1:45 PM, Larry Dighera wrote: So, if the batteries are an issue, let's improve the electric motor's power and efficiency while we're waiting for battery improvements Sorry, but there really isn't much to be gained there. Motors already can be well over 90% efficient, and they...
September 11th 18 09:27 PM
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The US Army is making a laser-powered drone that can fly indefinitely by Larry Dighera
Will laser goggles soon become part of a pilot's flight bag? https://www.newscientist.com/article/2178470-the-us-army-is-making-a-laser-powered-drone-that-can-fly-indefinitely/ The US Army is making a laser-powered drone that can fly indefinitely Image: A drone being controlled in the...
September 4th 18 10:59 AM
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FAA Reauthorization Bill Back In Play by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/FAA-Reauthorization-Bill-Back-In-Play-231386-1.html FAA Reauthorization Bill Back In Play By Mary Grady , Contributing editor | August 15, 2018 With Congress back in session this week, the fight over FAA reauthorization has resumed. Thirty-three GA...
August 18th 18 04:12 PM
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Careless Corporate Vampires Endanger Naval Bases by [email protected]
This is how you do USA air defense, Bush and Cheney shmucks: "About 130 miles south of Sea-Tac, two F-15C jets of 142nd Fighter Wing, on alert round-the-clock to defend an area between Northern California and the San Juan Islands, took off. Armed with missiles and a six-barrel cannon, and capable...
August 12th 18 07:58 PM
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Get your own 1,050-horsepower Iron Man jet suit by Larry Dighera
https://newatlas.com/gravity-jet-suit-sale/55568/ Get your own 1,050-horsepower Iron Man jet suit for only US$447,000 Loz Blain July 22nd, 2018 2 PICTURES Richard Browning flies the Gravity Jet Suit against a starry sky in this clearly photoshopped image(Credit: Gravity.co)
August 9th 18 05:40 PM
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World's first graphene-skinned airplane unveiled in the UK by Larry Dighera
https://newatlas.com/graphene-skinned-aircraft/55817/ World's first graphene-skinned airplane unveiled in the UK AIRCRAFT Ben Coxworth 20 hours ago
August 9th 18 05:32 PM
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