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Mega-drone taxis edge closer to reality by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/blogs/insider/When-Government-Cant-Keep-Up-230190-1.html When Government Can't Keep Up By Russ Niles | January 19, 2018 As the U.S. girds for another budget showdown that threatens to shut down the government, aviation, deemed an essential service in most respects, will...
January 19th 18 05:18 PM
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David Clark Headsets? by [email protected]
I have recently come into possession of three David Clark headsets. I have two h10-40's & one h10-20. I am not a pilot , so I am selling them. I will take $100 a piece or $250 for all three. If you are interested please send an e-mail to me at Thank You...
January 17th 18 03:37 PM
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Boeing Unveils New electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype by Larry Dighera
Subject: Boeing Unveils New Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype From: Boeing News Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:16:19 +0000 (UTC) News Release Issued: Jan 10, 2018 (12:15pm EST) To view this release online and get more information about Boeing, visit:...
January 10th 18 06:04 PM
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House transportation chair will not seek re-election by Larry Dighera
http://r.smartbrief.com/resp/jGmCCdwLzGDbbNiTCieifVBWcNMlxQ?format=standard House transportation chair will not seek re-election Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced Tuesday that he will not seek re-election. Shuster proposed...
January 5th 18 11:41 AM
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9/11 Smoking Gun! Flight 93 Rare News Footage From The Crash Site by Dudley Henriques
I usually will pass on posts like this one, but I'm left with this horrible feeling that somehow, an absolute idiot who is stupid enough to actually believe something like this might have somehow squeezed through the system somewhere and be flying an airplane in the same sky and endangering people...
January 3rd 18 02:14 PM
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Santa Monica Airport Tower Plays 'Critical' Role in Fire Fighting Efforts by Larry Dighera
https://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2017/December-2017/12_08_2017_Santa_Monica_Airport_Tower_Plays_Critical_Role_in_Fire_Fighting_Efforts_Aviation_Group_Says.html Santa Monica Airport Tower Plays 'Critical' Role in Fire Fighting Efforts, Aviation Group Says By Jorge...
December 31st 17 10:32 PM
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The U.S. Department of Defense announced a successful test of 103 Perdix drones by Larry Dighera
https://www.csoonline.com/article/3156594/security/pentagon-tested-worlds-largest-swarm-of-autonomous-micro-drones.html JAN 11, 2017 7:40 AM PT Pentagon tested world's largest swarm of autonomous micro-drones The Defense Department successfully tested a swarm of 103 Perdix micro-drones The U.S....
December 30th 17 08:59 PM
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saay!!! TAILDRAGGERS by [email protected]
On Thursday, October 2, 1997 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, John O'Farrell wrote: Rick Macklem wrote: stubie ) wrote: : Just curious to know something!! In the computer generation (pilots who : post in this newsgroup) How many are taildragger pilots. I soloed...
December 28th 17 01:49 AM
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Santa Monica Airport Runway Change by Larry Dighera
Santa Monica Airport Runway Change Notice Number: NOTC7535 Santa Monica Airport (SMO) Runway 3-21 Shortened. Pilots are advised that Santa Monica Municipal Airport Runway 3-21 is shortened from 4,973 feet to 3,500 feet, effective Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 0700 Pacific Standard Time. Those...
December 23rd 17 03:05 PM
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Boeing Unveils Refueling Drone by Larry Dighera
Boeing Unveils Refueling Drone by Mary Grady Boeing Phantom Works took the cover off its refueling-drone project on Tuesday, revealing for the first time its entry in the U.S. Navy's competition. The MQ-25 drone is designed to extend the combat range of fighter jets such as the Boeing F/A-18...
December 20th 17 03:14 PM
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NASA X-Plane Battery Passes Tests by Larry Dighera
NASA X-Plane Battery Passes Tests Mary Grady NASA says its engineers reached a major milestone this week, successfully testing the battery system that will power the all-electric X-plane expected to take flight next year. This was an extremely critical milestone for the overall project, said...
December 15th 17 06:10 PM
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Blackhawk Hits Drone Over New York by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Blackhawk-Hits-Drone-Over-New-York-229669-1.html Blackhawk Hits Drone Over New York By Russ Niles The Army has confirmed that one of its Blackhawk helicopters hit a drone while patrolling over New York City on Thursday. The collision occurred about 7:30 p.m....
December 15th 17 06:03 PM
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SMO To Close For Runway Shortening by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/SMO-To-Close-For-Runway-Shortening-229985-1.html SMO To Close For Runway Shortening By Mary Grady | November 29, 2017 The Santa Monica Airport, which the city has long tried to shut down while the aviation community has rallied to keep it open, will...
December 2nd 17 01:29 AM
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Bell V-280 Valor tiltrotor revs to full power by Larry Dighera
https://newatlas.com/bell-v-280-valor-tiltrotor-ground-test/51678/ Bell V-280 Valor tiltrotor revs to full power David Szondy October 10th, 2017 The V-280 Valor reached full RPMs during a tethered ground test VIEW GALLERY - 7 IMAGES:
December 1st 17 09:26 PM
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Rotax 915 iS. So ... how much is it? by [email protected]
Rotax is on track to certify and begin deliveries of its 915 iS engine in 2017, the company said. “We’ve got pretty good experience with these engines,” said Marc Becker, head of aviation engines for Rotax, whose four-cylinder models have logged more than 50 million flight hours. “We think...
November 21st 17 06:28 PM
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AeroMobil Flying Car now available for pre-order by Larry Dighera
https://newatlas.com/aeromobil-flying-car-pre-order/49237/ AeroMobil Flying Car now available for pre-order The AeroMobil Flying Car will require a pilot's license(Credit: AeroMobil) VIEW GALLERY - 5 IMAGES At Top Marques Monaco this week, the Prince of Monaco pulled the covers off a flying car...
November 17th 17 05:47 PM
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DHS Hacked Airliner Systems by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/DHS-Hacked-Airliner-Systems-229909-1.html DHS Hacked Airliner Systems By Russ Niles | November 13, 2017 The Department of Homeland Security has reportedly told a cyber security conference it was able to hack the internal systems of a Boeing 757 sitting on...
November 13th 17 08:35 PM
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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 03:29 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 its...
November 9th 17 02:58 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 02:37 PM
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