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AOPA, NBAA Decry WSJ’s ATC Stand by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/AOPA-NBAA-Decry-WSJs-ATC-Stand-230331-1.html AOPA, NBAA Decry WSJ’s ATC Stand By Mary Grady | February 19, 2018 A Wall Street Journal editorial last week said it would be a good idea to privatize the air traffic control system, and singled out the opposition...
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Pete McLeod 1st place 2018 Red Bull Air Race Championship, exceeding 12Gs in-flight by Larry Dighera
Video: https://youtu.be/9sDzuROWm4g https://youtu.be/W3AFS3lD2l0 http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/thunderbay-pete-mcleod-2018-1.4524330 Red Lake, Ont., air racer talks 1st 2018 competition, exceeding 12Gs in-flight Pete McLeod posted a 'Did Not Finish' due to excessive G-forces
February 10th 18 03:49 PM
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China taps Piper to supply 152 GA training aircraft by Larry Dighera
https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2018/february/07/piper-wins-record-order-for-152-training-aircraft Piper wins record order for 152 training aircraft Order announced at Singapore Airshow February 7, 2018 By David Tulis Piper Aircraft Inc. scored a big win with firm orders for 152...
February 10th 18 03:32 PM
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Don’t privatize Air Traffic Control by Larry Dighera
http://www.bendbulletin.com/opinion/5984192-151/guest-column-dont-privatize-air-traffic-control Guest column: Don’t privatize Air Traffic Control Published Feb. 8, 2018 at 09:30PM (Andy Tullis/Bulletin photo) It’s hard to fathom the Washington, D.C., interest in privately contracting the...
February 10th 18 03:24 PM
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Ehang flying taxi shown lifting passengers into the air for the first time by Larry Dighera
Don't miss this video: https://youtu.be/Mr1V-r2YxME https://newatlas.com/ehang-taxi-drone-manned-flight-tests/53270/ Ehang flying taxi shown lifting passengers into the air for the first time
February 6th 18 06:52 PM
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Electric self-piloted Airbus VTOL aircraft completes first full-scale test flight by Larry Dighera
https://newatlas.com/airbus-vtol-vahana-first-test-flight/53228/Electric self-piloted Airbus VTOL aircraft completes first full-scale test flight The race is most certainly heating up in the world of autonomous flying taxis. From the Intel-backed Volocopter's recent debut at CES to Ehang's...
February 5th 18 03:44 PM
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Intel leads $100 million in new funding for Joby's tilt-rotor flying taxi by Larry Dighera
If the possibility of engine failure is doubled in a twin, what are the chances with 12 engines? :-) ------------------- https://newatlas.com/joby-aviation-funding/53232/ Intel leads $100 million in new funding for Joby's tilt-rotor flying taxi Joby hopes to cut down on traffic and pollution in...
February 2nd 18 05:57 PM
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NOVA PRESENTS: The Impossible Flight, January 31 at 9 pm on PBS by Larry Dighera
NOVA PRESENTS “The Impossible Flight” Airing Wednesday, January 31 at 9 pm on PBS On March 9, 2015, Solar Impulse II took off from Abu Dhabi on one of the greatest aviation adventures of our time: the first solar-powered flight around the world. Together with a team of brilliant engineers, two...
January 30th 18 02:51 PM
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Boeing HorizonX Invests in Advanced Battery Technology: unmatched energy density and reliability by Larry Dighera
Subject: Boeing HorizonX Invests in Advanced Battery Technology Startup Cuberg From: Boeing News Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:49:57 +0000 (UTC) News Release Issued: Jan 29, 2018 (10:47am EST) To view this release online and get more information about Boeing, visit:...
January 29th 18 06:14 PM
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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 06:18 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 04:37 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 07:04 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 12:41 PM
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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 03:14 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 11:32 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 09:59 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 02:49 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 04:05 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 04:14 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 07:10 PM
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