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First Commercial Drone Delivery — From 7-Eleven by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/First-Commercial-Drone-Delivery-From-7-Eleven-226712-1.html First Commercial Drone Delivery — From 7-Eleven By Mary Grady The first-ever fully autonomous commercial drone delivery to a customer’s doorstep has been completed, with an OK from the FAA,...
August 2nd 16 08:03 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,...
July 26th 16 12:51 AM
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Senate and House have Approved Third-Class Medical Reform by Larry Dighera
On Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:37:30 -0000, wrote: Personally, I thought the medical requirements were a hold over of WWII fighter pilot requirments. -- Jim Pennino
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July 25th 16 11:44 PM
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Facebook's massive solar-powered drone takes its first flight by Larry Dighera
It's beginning to look like solar powered flight is here to stay. Of course, Dr. Paul MacCready http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/mac0bio-1 was the pioneer, among his many aviation accomplishments, but with a successful solar powered circumnavigation of our world completed last week, and...
July 25th 16 03:25 AM
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Airbus considering 19-seat hybrid-electric aircraft for general aviation market by Larry Dighera
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/airbus-considering-19-seat-hybrid-electric-aircraft-427715/ Airbus considering 19-seat hybrid-electric aircraft for general aviation market 21 July, 2016 BY: Stephen Trimble Washington DC Airbus is now considering general aviation designs with up...
July 24th 16 04:00 AM
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Flunking your Light Sport Medical (Calif) by [email protected]
In order to fly as a Light Sport Pilot you must hold a valid, unrestricted driver's license. However in all states you can lose your driving privileges due to medical reasons. So, in effect, you fail your Light Sport medical. California: If you suffer from certain physical or mental conditions,...
July 24th 16 03:59 AM
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Solar Impulse Giveaway by Larry Dighera
Win a Solar Prize! Be one of the winners to take a piece of Solar Impulse home with you! All you have to do to participate is enter your email address below. http://www.solarimpulse.com/solar-prize Prize #1 Stromer Ground Crew Limited Edition e-bike Prize #2
July 21st 16 08:18 PM
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The number of registered drone operators exceeds the number of manned aircraft pilots by Larry Dighera
Drone Avoidance: More Than Flying High By Rick Durden Without nearly enough fanfare, some excellent guidance on a subject that is becoming increasingly critical for pilots was released two weeks ago. Entitled Flight Safety in the Drone Age...
July 14th 16 09:41 PM
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Warm air doesn't "hold more water vapor" than cool air by [email protected]
Humidity also plays a part in this scenario. Although it is not a major factor in computing density altitude, high humidity has an effect on engine power. The high level of water vapor in the air reduces the amount of air available for combustion and results in an enriched mixture and reduced...
July 6th 16 06:13 PM
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Strong-armed by the "Quiet Birdmen"? by [email protected]
Thus 'the secret & ancient' quiet birdmen. If they wanted to be renowned, they'd be a 'public' group such as the public libraries or the public health departments, or the Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts. ANYONE could join. My father was a 'Quiet Birdman,' and indeed he was quiet. Protection of PRIVACY...
June 10th 16 01:39 PM
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Aviation Companies | Aviation Airlines by Samuel Charles
Get a list of best aviation schools from our directory and choose the best school by visiting Nillowpages. Browse through our directory to gather information about the aviation industry. A resource which lets you to find the best aviation training...
June 10th 16 07:55 AM
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Fastest Spacecraft Record May Be Broken by [email protected]
"Launched by NASA in 2006, it shot directly to a solar system escape velocity. This consisted of an Earth-relative launch of 16.26 kilometers a second (that’s about 36,000 miles per hour), plus a velocity component from Earth’s orbital motion (which is 30 km/s tangential to the orbital path)....
June 5th 16 01:12 AM
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ATC Vectors IFR Flight Into California Mountain by Larry Dighera
The Air Traffic Controller issued the flight a heading of 030 (toward the mountains), evident in this video http://www.cbs8.com/story/32010167/air-traffic-controllers-desperately-tired-to-save-san-diego-pilot-before-crash. But that vector appears to have been omitted from the NTSB report. At...
June 4th 16 10:08 PM
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Imagine... by john smith[_2_]
.... the ultimate military demonstration teams: USAF Thunderbirds with F-22 Raptors USN Blue Angles with F-35 Lightnings
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June 3rd 16 05:49 PM
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Solar Impulse II Makes California by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Solar-Impulse-II-Makes-California-226128-1.html Solar Impulse II Makes California Solar Impulse II completed a 56-hour leg from Hawaii to Mountain View, California just before midnight local time on Saturday. The aircraft, which had to undergo a refit in...
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May 27th 16 12:49 AM
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Video: VoloCopter by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/videos/Video-VoloCopter-at-Aero-226145-1.html Video: VoloCopter at Aero: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC9YWvKX0lY By Paul Bertorelli Fresh from its first manned flight, eVolo's Volocopter was on display at Aero 2106 in Friedrichshafen, Germany this week. AVweb got an...
April 29th 16 02:15 AM
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Video: Siemens' Electric Extra 330 Aircraft by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/videos/Video-Siemens-Electric-Extra-330-Aircraft-226133-1.html Video: Siemens' Electric Extra 330 Aircraft By Paul Bertorelli At Aero in Friedrichshafen, Germany this week, the giant electrical concern Siemens surprised the show with an Extra 330 powered by a 350-hp...
April 28th 16 09:42 PM
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NASA Tests Drone Traffic System by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/NASA-Tests-Drone-Traffic-System-226142-1.html NASA Tests Drone Traffic System By Mary Grady In the first and largest demonstration of its kind, staffers from NASA and the FAA last week flew 22 drones simultaneously from six test sites across the country to...
April 28th 16 08:35 PM
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NASA Seeks New Ideas For Airspace Design by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/NASA-Seeks-New-Ideas-For-Airspace-Design-225402-1.html NASA Seeks New Ideas For Airspace Design By Mary Grady NASA has launched a prize challenge in search of ideas for how to create a new airspace system by 2035 that could accommodate up to 10 million...
April 25th 16 09:13 PM
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FAA Registration Expired For Trump Jet by Larry Dighera
FAA Registration Expired For Trump Jet http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/FAA-Registration-Expired-For-Trump-Jet-226087-1.html 1997 Citation X owned by Donald Trump has been flying with an expired FAA registration since Jan. 31, according to a story in today's New York Times. Flying with a...
April 20th 16 05:52 PM
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