wings seminar: July 17, 201

"New FAA Compliance Philosophy"
Topic: New FAA Compliance Philosophy and Remedial Training.
On Monday, July 17, 2017 at 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time
KILG Terminal Meeting Room
151 N. Dupont Highway
Meeting Room
New Castle, DE 19720

Select Number: EA1777020

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Company announces new supersonic commercial airplane at Paris Airshow

Business and first-class travelers could soon fly between London and New York aboard a supersonic commercial airplane in about 2.5 hours, according to start-up .

Boom, an aerospace company based in Denver, said at the Paris Air Show that passengers could make the ultra-fast trip across the pond within the next six years, if it’s able to pass all certification hurdles.


Five airlines have already placed more than 70 orders for Boom’s faster-than-sound passenger airliners, the company announced at the air show.


Senate panel to reject Trump’s air traffic control plan in aviation bill

A Senate panel has declined to include President Trump’s controversial proposal to separate air traffic control from the federal government in a must-pass aviation bill, according to the committee’s chairman.

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), who leads the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, said the Senate's long-term reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will not include the spinoff plan, citing the lack of support for the idea on his panel.

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Workhorse SureFly: personal helicopter that looks & flies like a drone

A new entrant in the personal vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) market has been officially unveiled at the Paris Air Show, in the form of the quadcopter-style Workhorse SureFly.

EAA Chapter 769 Fly-In Lunch & BasicMed Seminar

"EAA Chapter 769 Fly-In Lunch"
Topic: BasicMed and the Brave New World of Pilot Medical Certification
On Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 13:00 Eastern Daylight Time
EAA Hangar on Sunbury Airport
800 Park Drive

Sunbury, PA 17801

Select Number: EA1376751

On May 1st, 2017, the most significant change in pilot medical certification in our lifetimes took effect. This seminar will discuss the nuts-and-bolts of this change to the regulations—and how it affects you!

Important Change to CONUS Text Area Forecasts

Important Change to CONUS Text Area Forecasts (FAs)
Notice Number: NOTC7226

FLIGHT Act in Senate

On June 13, a bipartisan bill known as the FLIGHT Act (H.R. 2879), or Forward Looking Investment in GA, Hangars, and Tarmacs, was introduced in the House by Reps. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), co-chair of the House General Aviation Caucus, and Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) a member of the House General Aviation Caucus. Both also serve on the House Aviation Subcommittee.

slow flight and stall tasks for private and commercial pilot applicants.

The FAA has issued a Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) to explain the most recent changes to certification standards for the performance of slow flight and stall tasks in airplanes by private and commercial pilot applicants.

Both the June 2017 update of the airman certification standards (ACS) for private pilot-airplane applicants, and the first release of the Commercial Pilot-Airplane ACS, contain new elements based on feedback from the general aviation community.

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WEBINAR: "Safe Self-Briefing Tips and Tricks"

"Safe Self-Briefing Tips and Tricks"
Topic: Tricks, tips and best sites for conducting a safe self briefing.
On Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 16:30 Pacific Daylight Time (17:30 MDT, 18:30 CDT, 19:30 EDT, 13:30 HST, 15:30 AKDT, 16:30 Arizona, 23:30 GMT)

Select Number: WP0176797

In this 90 minute webinar, Delia Colvin, aviation weather expert, international bestselling author and 15 year veteran of Air Traffic Control will walk you through her favorite sites and tools for conducting a SAFE self briefing;


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