Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sagetech Clarity ADS-B receiver now shipping

Sagetech’s Clarity ADS-B Receiver is now shipping. After first being announced at AirVenture Oshkosh last year, Sagetech’s Clarity hit a few delays as the company redesigned the portable ADS-B receiver. This week, though, Sagetech announced that Clarity is now shipping. …

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Sagetech Clarity ADS-B receiver now shipping

After first being announced at AirVenture Oshkosh last year, Sagetech’s Clarity hit a few delays as the company redesigned the portable ADS-B receiver. This week, though, Sagetech announced that… Read more…

Sagetech Clarity ADS-B receiver now shipping

After first being announced at AirVenture Oshkosh last year, Sagetech’s Clarity hit a few delays as the company redesigned the portable ADS-B receiver. This week, though, Sagetech announced that… Read more…

Companies Demonstrate Small UAS for DHS Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has evaluated small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from three manufacturers since launching its Robotic Aircraft for Public Safety (Raps) program in December. Lockheed Martin, AeroVironment and Honeywell have each demonstrated aircraft at the …

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FAA Extends NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption for Members

NBAA announced that the FAA recently agreed to continue allowing small aircraft operators that are Members of the Association to take advantage of tax benefits usually available only to operators of larger, turbine-powered airplanes. Available only to NBAA Members, Exemption …

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News and Updates – FAA to Hold Online Session on UAS Test Site Privacy Policy

The FAA will hold an online public engagement session on Wednesday, April 3 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. EDT to provide the public with an opportunity to comment on the agencys proposed privacy policy for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). …

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FAA: Contract Air Traffic Control Tower Closures to Begin April 7

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced its schedule to end funding to 149 federal contract towers (FCTs) in three phases over the next six weeks, with the first set of closures to occur April 7. According to the FAA, …

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787 ETOPS Threat Dismissed As Speculation

Boeing races to complete battery tests as certification stretches out

Aviation News: Jeppesen Introduces Mobile Crew Fatigue Mitigation Functionality to Increase Alertness

Jeppesen CrewAlert iOS app helps crew members perform optimally

Lantal Wins Test Center Accreditation

The Swiss Accreditation Service has officially acknowledged Lantal Laboratory as a “test center for railway and aircraft typical flammability tests pursuant to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard.” According to the Langenthal, Switzerland-based transportation and fashion specialist, the laboratory is authorized to perform …

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