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Forum: Piloting February 10th 18, 03:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By Larry Dighera
Pete McLeod 1st place 2018 Red Bull Air Race Championship, exceeding 12Gs in-flight

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...
Forum: Piloting February 10th 18, 03:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By Larry Dighera
China taps Piper to supply 152 GA training aircraft

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...
Forum: Piloting February 10th 18, 03:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 40
Posted By Larry Dighera
Donít privatize Air Traffic Control

http://www.bendbulletin.com/opinion/5984192-151/guest-column-dont-privatize-air-traffic-control

Guest column: Donít privatize Air Traffic Control

Published Feb. 8, 2018 at 09:30PM
(Andy...
Forum: Piloting February 6th 18, 06:52 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By Larry Dighera
Ehang flying taxi shown lifting passengers into the air for the first time

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
Forum: Piloting February 5th 18, 03:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By Larry Dighera
Electric self-piloted Airbus VTOL aircraft completes first full-scale test flight

https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Vahana-Flies-Joby-Attracts-Capital-230266-1.html

Vahana Flies, Joby Attracts Capital

By Russ Niles | February 4, 2018

Airbus has flown its A3 Vahana...
Forum: Piloting February 2nd 18, 05:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By Larry Dighera
Intel leads $100 million in new funding for Joby's tilt-rotor flying taxi

If the possibility of engine failure is doubled in a twin, what are
the chances with 12 engines? :-)

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https://newatlas.com/joby-aviation-funding/53232/
Intel leads $100 million...
Forum: Piloting February 2nd 18, 05:52 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By Larry Dighera
Electric self-piloted Airbus VTOL aircraft completes first full-scale test flight

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...
Forum: Piloting January 30th 18, 02:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By Larry Dighera
NOVA PRESENTS: The Impossible Flight, January 31 at 9 pm on PBS

NOVA PRESENTS
ďThe Impossible FlightĒ
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...
Forum: Piloting January 29th 18, 06:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By Larry Dighera
Boeing HorizonX Invests in Advanced Battery Technology: unmatched energy density and reliability

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,...
Forum: Piloting January 19th 18, 06:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By Larry Dighera
Mega-drone taxis edge closer to reality

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...
Forum: Piloting January 10th 18, 07:04 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By Larry Dighera
Boeing Unveils New electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype

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...
Forum: Piloting January 5th 18, 12:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Larry Dighera
House transportation chair will not seek re-election

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...
Forum: Piloting December 30th 17, 09:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting,rec.aviation.military
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By Larry Dighera
The U.S. Department of Defense announced a successful test of 103 Perdix drones

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...
Forum: Piloting December 28th 17, 02:49 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Larry Dighera
saay!!! TAILDRAGGERS

On Mon, 25 Dec 2017 12:08:55 -0800 (PST),
wrote:

On Thursday, October 2, 1997 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, John O'Farrell wrote:
Rick Macklem wrote:

stubie...
Forum: Piloting December 23rd 17, 04:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By Larry Dighera
Santa Monica Airport Runway Change

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...
Forum: Piloting December 20th 17, 04:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By Larry Dighera
Boeing Unveils Refueling Drone

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....
Forum: Piloting December 15th 17, 09:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By Larry Dighera
Santa Monica Airport Tower Plays 'Critical' Role in Fire Fighting Efforts

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...
Forum: Piloting December 15th 17, 07:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By Larry Dighera
NASA X-Plane Battery Passes Tests

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...
Forum: Piloting December 15th 17, 07:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Larry Dighera
Blackhawk Hits Drone Over New York

NTSB Blames Drone Operator In Collision

By Mary Grady | December 14, 2017

The operator of a drone that...
Forum: Piloting December 1st 17, 10:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By Larry Dighera
Bell V-280 Valor tiltrotor revs to full power

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...
Forum: Piloting December 1st 17, 09:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By Larry Dighera
SMO To Close For Runway Shortening

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...
Forum: Piloting November 17th 17, 06:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By Larry Dighera
AeroMobil Flying Car now available for pre-order

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 -...
Forum: Piloting November 13th 17, 09:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By Larry Dighera
DHS Hacked Airliner Systems

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...
Forum: Piloting November 9th 17, 04:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Larry Dighera
Interesting and scary C-172SP

On Wed, 8 Nov 2017 16:12:05 -0800 (PST),
wrote:

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...
Forum: Piloting November 9th 17, 03:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By Larry Dighera
Uber adds LA to flying taxi test cities, demo flights slated for 2020

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...
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