FedEx Testing Live Use of Drones for Aircraft Inspection at Memphis International

Since September 2018, FedEx has been testing the live use of drones for aircraft inspection within an airport setting at the Memphis International Airport, a first for airport drone operations in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) currently prohibits drone use within five miles of any airport, but learnings from this pilot program, in […]

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D-Day Squadron Officially Launches the DC-3 Society to Strengthen Participation with Operators, Crew, Enthusiasts, Students and Historians

Photo above by Mike Killian Days shy of flying the Arsenal of Democracy in Washington, D.C., the D-Day Squadron has officially launched its well awaited DC-3 Society. Having met each flyover mission, outreach event, airshow performance and display with success since their inception four years ago, the operators and crew of these historic DC-3s began […]

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Wheels Up Unveils One-of-A-Kind Orange King Air 350i in Honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month™

Today Wheels Up unveiled its first-ever orange Beechcraft King Air 350i aircraft in partnership with Textron Aviation in honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month this September. The Orange Plane is part of the ongoing Wheels Up Cares and Meals Up initiatives. Meals Up was created in March 2020 to help support the growing levels […]

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Volansi UAV Selected to Support Site Acceptance Testing of North Dakota’s Statewide BVLOS Network

The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) has selected Volansi’s VOLY C10 for Site Acceptance Testing and use-case development for North Dakota’s statewide beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) network. This aircraft will test installed network components, ensure safety and reliability of the network, perform use-case development flights, and help NPUASTS set the standard requirements […]

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