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Forum: Piloting November 12th 18, 09:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 57
Posted By Larry Dighera
DOT Audits FAA Role In Drone Authorizations

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...
Forum: Piloting November 2nd 18, 05:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By Larry Dighera
Bizarre Volerian aircraft design replaces jets and props with flapping wings

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
Forum: Piloting October 31st 18, 03:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By Larry Dighera
Sea Turtles Need Help From Pilots

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...
Forum: Piloting October 31st 18, 03:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By Larry Dighera
FAA Seeks Comment On ATP Revisions

https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/FAA-Seeks-Comment-On-ATP-Revisions-231787-1.html

FAA Seeks Comment On ATP Revisions
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By Mary...
Forum: Piloting October 17th 18, 02:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Larry Dighera
Something NEW: Bell Demonstrates Distributed Propulsion Aircraft

https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Bell-Invests-In-Delivery-Drone-Tech-231687-1.html

Bell Invests In Delivery Drone Tech

By Mary Grady , Contributing editor | October 15, 2018

Bell says it is...
Forum: Piloting October 2nd 18, 07:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By Larry Dighera
FAA Approves Ultralight eVTOL

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...
Forum: Piloting September 28th 18, 05:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Larry Dighera
Something NEW: Bell Demonstrates Distributed Propulsion Aircraft

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. ...
Forum: Piloting September 28th 18, 04:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Larry Dighera
House Passes FAA Reauthorization

https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/House-Passes-FAA-Reauthorization-231595-1.html

House Passes FAA Reauthorization

By Kate O'Connor | September 26, 2018

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Forum: Piloting September 26th 18, 07:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Larry Dighera
Hangar Queen Owners -- WHY?

On Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:10:21 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

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,...
Forum: Piloting September 12th 18, 05:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By Larry Dighera
Brain Waves Control Drones (and potentially full scale aircraft), With DARPA Tech

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,...
Forum: Piloting September 11th 18, 09:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By Larry Dighera
Electric flight is coming, but the batteries aren’t ready

Hello Vaughn,

Thank you for sharing your thoughts. You raise two very significant
points.

Agreed, electric motors are lighter and roughly 300% (3x) more
efficient than IC engines. And apparently...
Forum: Piloting September 4th 18, 10:59 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By Larry Dighera
The US Army is making a laser-powered drone that can fly indefinitely

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...
Forum: Piloting August 18th 18, 04:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By Larry Dighera
FAA Reauthorization Bill Back In Play

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...
Forum: Piloting August 9th 18, 05:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By Larry Dighera
Get your own 1,050-horsepower Iron Man jet suit

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...
Forum: Piloting August 9th 18, 05:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Larry Dighera
World's first graphene-skinned airplane unveiled in the UK

https://newatlas.com/graphene-skinned-aircraft/55817/

World's first graphene-skinned airplane unveiled in the UK

AIRCRAFT

Ben Coxworth

20 hours ago
Forum: Piloting July 11th 18, 09:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 619
Posted By Larry Dighera
Battery-powered electric plane quietly takes to Australian skies for the first time

https://newatlas.com/electric-aircraft-test-flight-australia/52846/

Battery-powered electric plane quietly takes to Australian skies for
the first time

AIRCRAFT

Rich Haridy
January 7th, 2018
Forum: Piloting July 11th 18, 08:48 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By Larry Dighera
SkyGuardian drone embarks on milestone transatlantic flight

SkyGuardian drone embarks on milestone transatlantic flight

MILITARY

David Szondy
19 hours ago

The SkyGuardian is currently winging its way across the Atlantic to
RAF Fairford
Forum: Piloting June 22nd 18, 03:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By Larry Dighera
Privatization Fight Continues

https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/ATC-Privatization-Comes-Around-Again-231010-1.html
ATC Privatization Comes Around Again

By Kate O'Connor | June 21, 2018

Six general aviation associations have...
Forum: Piloting June 19th 18, 04:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By Larry Dighera
Privatization Fight Continues

https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Privatization-Fight-Continues-230992-1.html

Privatization Fight Continues

By Russ Niles | June 18, 2018

To no one’s surprise, those in favor of splitting air...
Forum: Piloting June 15th 18, 05:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By Larry Dighera
Court Denies Santa Monica (KSMO) NBAA Petition to save the embattled Santa Monica Airport

https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Court-Denies-Santa-Monica-Petition-230973-1.html

Court Denies Santa Monica Petition

By Kate O'Connor | June 13, 2018

Efforts to save the embattled Santa...
Forum: Piloting May 29th 18, 06:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By Larry Dighera
Hydrogen Fuel Cells Go Flying

https://www.avweb.com/videos/Hydrogen-Fuel-Cells-Go-Flying-230883-1.html

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Go Flying

By Paul Bertorelli | May 25, 2018

While drone makers and would-be electric aircraft...
Forum: Piloting May 26th 18, 07:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 15
Views: 2,012
Posted By Larry Dighera
High Wing Planes are Better Than Low Wing Planes

On Fri, 25 May 2018 17:00:17 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

Comparing airplanes to birds is moot in this respect. You have birds achieving thrust by reshaping the wing by utilizing...
Forum: Piloting May 9th 18, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 631
Posted By Larry Dighera
Flight Sharing Expands In Europe

https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Flight-Sharing-Expands-In-Europe-230794-1.html

By Jason Baker and Mary Grady , Contributors | May 8, 2018

Flight sharing via app has been...
Forum: Piloting May 4th 18, 04:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 570
Posted By Larry Dighera
Surefly passenger drone performs first manned flight

https://newatlas.com/surefly-manned-flight/54487/

Surefly passenger drone performs first manned flight

Video: https://youtu.be/5yFZAPdYCck

Web: http://workhorse.com/surefly
70 mph top speed

Nick...
Forum: Piloting May 2nd 18, 04:48 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By Larry Dighera
GPS Jamming: Major Threat To Drones

One wonders how this forecast of "GPS (or GNSS) jamming and spoofing"
might impact ADS-B and NextGen (not to mention GPS approaches) both
dependent on GPS? ...
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