F-35, F-22, F-16 Demo Teams Bring Speed and Power to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 Air Show Schedule

Current military fighter jets are among the most popular draws every year during the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh air shows, and the 2020 schedule lives up that reputation with demo teams with three of the top fighters in the U.S. military fleet. This year’s Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention features demo teams flying the F-16 Fighting […]

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Avianca Performs its First Freighter Flight in 787 Used for Passengers

Amid the extraordinary situation facing the world by the spread of COVID-19, Avianca Cargo is providing uninterrupted freight transport service now with the support of aircraft and passenger crew, to contribute to the supply of food, medical equipment, toiletries, and medicines. Early today, a 787-800 aircraft, dedicated to passenger transport, made its first cargo flight, […]

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First Approval for Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight Drone Flights Granted in Canada Using Iris Automation’s Onboard Detect-and-Avoid Technology

MVT Geo-solutions, in partnership with Iris Automation, has been granted the first Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) by Transport Canada using only onboard Detect-and-Avoid (DAA). The approval was granted based on the utilization of Iris Automation’s DAA system, called Casia, which provides commercial drones with automated collision avoidance maneuvers. The waiver permits flights […]

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IBAC Establishes Online IS-BAO Workshops and Temporary Option for IS-BAO & IS-BAH Remote Auditing in Wake of COVID-19

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is introducing an online webinar alternative to its program workshops, as well as offering a new temporary option for remote auditing to its International Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) and International Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) organizations as a result of COVID-19 limitations. Participating in one of the IS-BAO Fundamentals and […]

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FAA Announces the Discontinuation of the Notices to Airmen Publication (NTAP)

As part of the Notices to Airmen (NOTAM) Modernization effort, the NTAP will be discontinued effective June 18, 2020; the last NTAP will be published on May 21, 2020. Effective June 18, 2020, International Notices will be available at https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/internationalnotices/ and Domestic Notices will be available at https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/domesticnotices/. Information from the International and Domestic Notices […]

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EAA Aviation Webinars Start Second Decade of Offering Aviation Knowledge, Community

Even as in-person aviation gatherings have become less available this spring, EAA’s webinar series begins a second decade of providing aviation information, knowledge, and community to pilots everywhere. The EAA webinars provide group opportunities on topics ranging from aircraft maintenance and technology to pilot certification and flying clubs. In addition, specific webinars provide guidance to […]

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