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Tue May 07, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Drone Pilot
Topic: AiRXOS participates in UAV delivery for successful organ transplant
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AiRXOS participates in UAV delivery for successful organ transplant

AiRXOS, a part of GE Aviation, participated in the world's first unmanned aircraft (UA) flight that delivered a donor kidney to surgeons in Baltimore, Maryland for successful transplantation into a patient with kidney failure. The momentous flight was a collaboration between transplant physicians an...
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Tue May 07, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Drone Pilot
Topic: Raytheon System helps pilots fly drones beyond line of sight
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Views: 130

Raytheon System helps pilots fly drones beyond line of sight

Raytheon’s Ground Based Detect and Avoid (GBDAA) system is now operational at Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport and will be used to test the safety and efficiency of small drone operations in the 200 square mile drone test range. “GBDAA allows drone pilots to make safe decisions about flight man...
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Tue May 07, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Drone Pilot
Topic: NASC TigerShark-XP UAV receives FAA experimental certification
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NASC TigerShark-XP UAV receives FAA experimental certification

Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC) received a Special Airworthiness Certification in the Experimental Category from the FAA for two of its NASC TigerShark-XP aircraft, the N1740X and N1750X. The TigerShark-XP is a variant of the US Navy RQ-23A Group III Unmanned Aircraft System. The RQ-23A s...
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Tue May 07, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Aviation Accidents and Incidents
Topic: Spencer Suderman makes emergency landing at Whiteman Field
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Views: 182

Spencer Suderman makes emergency landing at Whiteman Field

On Saturday 27 April veteran aerobatic pilot Spencer Suderman made an emergency landing at Whiteman Field Airport (KWHT) in California when the propeller departed from his Pitts Special whilst flying at 7,500 feet. He landed safely, although the aircraft sustained some damage. 26 Suderman Pitts Spec...
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Tue May 07, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Military Pilot
Topic: USAF may order 80 F-15s
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Views: 189

USAF may order 80 F-15s

Boeing is preparing its St. Louis F-15 factory for an order of 80 of the almost-50-year-old-design jets from the US Air Force. The order is tucked into the Defence Department’s most recent appropriations request and Boeing says it wants to be ready if the Air Force needs the big twin fighters sooner...
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Tue May 07, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Electric Pilot
Topic: Eviation selects magniX motor for electric Alice
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Views: 177

Eviation selects magniX motor for electric Alice

Eviation has announced that it has selected the magniX magni250 propulsion system to power its all-electric Alice aircraft. According to Eviation, the 375-horsepower magni250 will be one of two propulsion options on the nine-passenger composite commuter. The company says magniX motors have undergone...
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Tue May 07, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Sport Pilot
Topic: P-51 tribute to Bud Anderson at AirVenture 2019
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Views: 187

P-51 tribute to Bud Anderson at AirVenture 2019

AirVenture is amplifying its fighter theme for the 2019 show by including a call for all flyable P-51s to pay tribute to one of the type’s most honoured pilots. AirVenture will host a tribute to legendary Mustang pilot Clarence ‘Bud’ Anderson in a mass flyover on 25 July. “Bud Anderson is well known...
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Tue May 07, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Aviation Accidents and Incidents
Topic: Drugs and cash found in Kentucky crash
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Views: 131

Drugs and cash found in Kentucky crash

According to local authorities, a Bellanca Viking that crashed mysteriously overnight this past week at the Henderson City, Kentucky, airport had cocaine and cash on board. Police say that the two aboard, Barry Hill (47) and George Tucker (48), both from Sanford, North Carolina, were carrying a duff...
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Tue May 07, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Electric Pilot
Topic: Bye Aerospace rebrands electric airplane as eFlyer
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Views: 133

Bye Aerospace rebrands electric airplane as eFlyer

George E. Bye, Founder and CEO of Bye Aerospace, said eFlyer more accurately represents the aircraft’s high-tech all-electric propulsion system. “We originally thought solar cells would be standard on the airplane’s wings,” Bye said. “However, with eFlyer’s primary markets being flight training and ...
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Tue May 07, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Aerospace Training
Topic: Sling Pilot Academy formed to meet challenges of 21st Century Aviation Industry
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Views: 200

Sling Pilot Academy formed to meet challenges of 21st Century Aviation Industry

A new flight training academy, based on an already successful flight school that has been serving the flight training community for the better part of a decade, has arisen to meet the increasingly difficult demands for training tomorrow’s aviation transportation professionals. The Sling Pilot Academ...