Otto Lilienthal’s Glider to Fly in North Carolina’s Outer Banks

German aviation pioneer Otto Lilienthal’s bi-plane glider “Großer Doppeldecker“ will be on display in the Outer Banks from December 14-16 and the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Raum- und Luftfahrt) will attempt a test-flight of the iconic aircraft during this time as well. The glider’s first flight since 1896 successfully took place in California […]

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PrecisionHawk Raises $32 Million to Advance Next Phase of Growth in Commercial Drones

PrecisionHawk, Inc., today announced a  $32 million investment from venture investors including Millennium Technology Value Partners, Third Point Ventures, Eastward Capital Partners, and others. The financing will fuel continued innovation in PrecisionHawk’s software tool, PrecisionAnalytics that uses artificial intelligence/machine learning, to help enterprises better utilize data collected by drones to solve business challenges. The financing […]

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American Airlines Partners with Gary Sinise Foundation Snowball Express as Official Airline Partner

On Dec. 7, nearly 1,000 American Airlines team member volunteers worked with the Gary Sinise Foundation to bring more than 1,700 family members of fallen soldiers to Orlando, Florida, for five days of fun and fellowship at the 14th Annual Snowball Express. The event offers inspirational programs, fostering critical peer-to-peer support for them during the […]

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AAAE Urges Congress to Update PFC Program to Unlock Local Investment in Airports around the Country

As airline bag fee collections continue to rise – to a record-high $1.5 billion in the third quarter of 2019 – the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) called on Congress to adjust the arbitrary and outdated federal cap on local Passenger Facility Charges to spur investments in the nation’s airports that will directly benefit […]

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RTCA Announces New Special Committee on Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems

RTCA, Inc. has announced the establishment of a new special committee on Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS). This new committee of industry and government experts is being established to support the safe and harmonized implementation of C-UAS into the national airspace system. The scope of this activity will be focused on developing consensus documents that detail […]

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