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Something NEW: Bell Demonstrates Distributed Propulsion Aircraft by Larry Dighera
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. ...
Yesterday 02:56 PM
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FAA Approves Ultralight eVTOL by Larry Dighera
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 eVTOL https://www.hoversurf.com/news/manage-your-blog-from-your-live-site to be approved for general...
October 2nd 18 07:45 PM
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House Passes FAA Reauthorization by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/House-Passes-FAA-Reauthorization-231595-1.html House Passes FAA Reauthorization By Kate O'Connor | September 26, 2018 RELATED ARTICLES First G500 Delivered Bell Demonstrates Distributed Propulsion Aircraft Picture of the Week, September 27, 2018
September 28th 18 04:42 PM
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Hangar Queen Owners -- WHY? by [email protected]
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, and this forum is a large enough cross-section of pilots to MAYBE get a statistically meaningful response: WHY do people own "hangar queens"? There are...
September 26th 18 07:20 PM
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Brain Waves Control Drones (and potentially full scale aircraft), With DARPA Tech by Larry Dighera
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, 2018 A person with a microchip implant can now pilot a swarm of drones by sending signals directly from...
September 12th 18 05:25 PM
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Electric flight is coming, but the batteries aren’t ready by Vaughn Simon[_2_]
On 8/25/2018 1:45 PM, Larry Dighera wrote: So, if the batteries are an issue, let's improve the electric motor's power and efficiency while we're waiting for battery improvements Sorry, but there really isn't much to be gained there. Motors already can be well over 90% efficient, and they...
September 11th 18 09:27 PM
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The US Army is making a laser-powered drone that can fly indefinitely by Larry Dighera
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 making a laser-powered drone that can fly indefinitely Image: A drone being controlled in the...
September 4th 18 10:59 AM
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FAA Reauthorization Bill Back In Play by Larry Dighera
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 back in session this week, the fight over FAA reauthorization has resumed. Thirty-three GA...
August 18th 18 04:12 PM
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Careless Corporate Vampires Endanger Naval Bases by [email protected]
This is how you do USA air defense, Bush and Cheney shmucks: "About 130 miles south of Sea-Tac, two F-15C jets of 142nd Fighter Wing, on alert round-the-clock to defend an area between Northern California and the San Juan Islands, took off. Armed with missiles and a six-barrel cannon, and capable...
August 12th 18 07:58 PM
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Get your own 1,050-horsepower Iron Man jet suit by Larry Dighera
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 Suit against a starry sky in this clearly photoshopped image(Credit: Gravity.co)
August 9th 18 05:40 PM
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World's first graphene-skinned airplane unveiled in the UK by Larry Dighera
https://newatlas.com/graphene-skinned-aircraft/55817/ World's first graphene-skinned airplane unveiled in the UK AIRCRAFT Ben Coxworth 20 hours ago
August 9th 18 05:32 PM
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Battery-powered electric plane quietly takes to Australian skies for the first time by Larry Dighera
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
July 11th 18 09:18 PM
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SkyGuardian drone embarks on milestone transatlantic flight by Larry Dighera
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
July 11th 18 08:48 PM
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Strong-armed by the "Quiet Birdmen"? by [email protected]
On Thursday, January 18, 2001 at 5:23:17 PM UTC-8, wrote: Please humor me... What's with this group known as the "Quiet Birdmen"? I'm a free-lance writer with little or no interest in aviation. However, through a fortuitous turn of events, I stumbled across...
July 4th 18 05:26 AM
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Former Meigs Site Ideal for Outdoor Fests, Too Remote for Vegas StyleSnipers ! by [email protected]
https://lakeshakefestival.com/schedule/ Vacuums worked to suck up the water from Northerly Island, ahead of the three-day country music festival that is underway. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports the organizers of the music fest don’t want Northerly Island to turn into a mud fest, so they’re...
June 24th 18 07:19 PM
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Privatization Fight Continues by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Privatization-Fight-Continues-230992-1.html Privatization Fight Continues By Russ Niles | June 18, 2018 To no ones surprise, those in favor of splitting air traffic control from the FAA are busy planning their next move. After a last-minute grassroots...
June 22nd 18 03:17 PM
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High Wing Planes are Better Than Low Wing Planes by [email protected]
And that's why you never see low-winged birds. ---- High-Wing vs Low-Wing Airplanes by Stephen Lewis Anyone contemplating the purchase of a single-engine airplane has numerous factors to consider prior to committing to buy. Among the items that warrant attention are acquisition price,...
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June 19th 18 11:25 PM
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Court Denies Santa Monica (KSMO) NBAA Petition to save the embattled Santa Monica Airport by Larry Dighera
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 Monica Airport suffered a setback this week when a court denied an NBAA petition claiming the...
June 15th 18 05:20 PM
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Hydrogen Fuel Cells Go Flying by Larry Dighera
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 manufacturers are waiting for better batteries, hydrogen fuel cells are rapidly becoming a reality. In this...
May 29th 18 06:39 PM
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Flight Sharing Expands In Europe by Larry Dighera
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 stymied https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Flight-Sharing-Back-In-Play-230636-1.html so far for private pilots in the...
May 9th 18 04:07 PM
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