Susan Kurland, Deputy Commissioner of Air Services Development for O'Hare and Midway International Airports presented on the upcoming $8 Billion O'Hare 21 Expansion to a packed room at the Chicago Area Business Aviation Association's Airport Manager Meeting today at Midway.
#Airbus demonstrated for the first time a #drone used inside a hangar, which accelerates and facilitates visual checks, considerably reducing aircraft downtime and increasing the quality of inspection reports. Airbus Advanced drone inspection https://youtu.be/f0VtWczvU6s via @YouTube
Recognizing that an agreed global approach will greatly assist businesses and others in launching their #UAS services with suitable levels of investment confidence and operational safety, #ICAO is now convening its second #DRONE ENABLE event for 13-14 September in Chengdu, China
Read more at https://www.uasvision.com/2018/04/16/icao-calls-for-innovative-solutions-for-utm/#sRt6h6S7T4izY7Vs .99
#Airstrikes are underway in #Syria .
International Ops Alert
Syria Strikes, #FAA warns of 200nm proximity risk to #Damascus FIR, further to follow “We have reports that missiles are coming from Iraqi airspace via Jordan, and Cyprus and Turkey. Others reports also state missiles are being launched from Russia towards US assets by way of Lebanon.
Chicago Area Business Aviation Association to host "The Airport Manager & City of Chicago Department of Aviation Event at Midway Airport" April 19. Presentations will cover the $8.5 Billion O’Hare Expansion and the $400 Million Midway Modernization
USPTO issues patent for HorseFly Truck Launched #Drone#Package#Delivery System
The United States #Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for the #HorseFly Truck Launched Drone Package Delivery System, according to American technology company Workhorse Group Inc. The HorseFly UAS Delivery System, which is a "custom-built, high efficiency" delivery UAS, is fully integrated with the Workhorse line of electric/hybrid delivery trucks, and it meets FAA guidelines for UAS operations in the United States.
Congratulations to our friend Emmanuel Previnaire of Flying-Cam who last night in Las Vegas received the Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering. "Presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), this Award honors development and innovation in broadcast technology and recognize companies, organizations, and individuals for breakthroughs in technology that have a significant effect on television engineering." Visit us at the Flying-Cam booth at #AUVSI#Exponential in #Denver to learn more about leasing Flying-Cam’s Award-winning SARAH e UAS Platform.
Trump’s Tariffs on #China Spread to
#Aerospace “#Boeing statement: “While both governments have outlined positions that could do harm to the global aerospace industry, neither has yet imposed these drastic measures. We will continue in our own efforts to proactively engage both governments and build on the recent assurances by U.S. and #Chinese leaders that productive talks are ongoing.
A strong and vibrant #aerospace industry is important to the economic prosperity and national security of both countries.” #Aviation#tariffs
#Computer#Games Help US #Navy Recruit #UAS Operators
#StealthAdapt consists of a cognitive test, personality assessment and biographical history assessment. The cognitive exam actually is the game-based component of the system and takes the form of a search-and-rescue mission. Each player’s assignment is to rescue as many stranded friendly forces as possible, within a pre-set time limit, while avoiding fire from hostile forces.
Read more at https://www.uasvision.com/2018/04/03/computer-games-help-navy-recruit-unmanned-systems-operators/#Xtk6jktCWHmMlQOw .99
LARGEST COMMERCIAL DRONE ORDER IN HISTORY
Commercial drone data company #Skycatch , and #DJI have extended their partnership to manufacture and deliver a fleet of 1,000 high-precision drones for #Komatsu Smart #Construction .
Read more at https://www.uasvision.com/2018/04/02/skycatch-to-deliver-1000-industrial-drones-for-komatsu/#Emd0omL5dqxeRPTb .99
So Jesus said to Peter, “Put your sword into its sheath; shall I not drink the cup that the Father has given me?”
John 18:11 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage?search=John%2018:11&version=ESV
#FAA forecasts phenomenal growth for #UAS industry
The #commercial UAS fleet is expected to increase from nearly 111,000 in 2017 to around 452,000 by 2022. The FAA said the number of UAS pilots will go from 74,000 in 2017 to 301,000 by 2022.
#China just officially #approved#drone based package #delivery
The license announced today applies to airspace in eastern China. Other details are unclear at this point, including the drone types permitted, which cities will see the first deliveries, or when such services will be offered.