July 3, 2022

Aviation

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Civil Aviation Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan (JCAB) have approved on April 1, 2022 the modification 1 to the Technical Implementation Procedure (TIP). Modification 1 is limited to additional information and clarifies the process for updating the Validated Type...

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Iris Automation has been granted a second waiver for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) autonomous operations on behalf of the City of Reno, this time utilizing its Casia G ground-based solution. The approval follows the recent award of a waiver for Iris Automation on behalf of the City of Reno’s Fire Department, using Casia X...

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DARPA and its U.S. Air Force partner recently completed a free flight test of the Lockheed Martin version of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). The vehicle, after release from a carrier aircraft, was boosted to its Aerojet Rocketdyne scramjet engine ignition envelope. From there, it quickly accelerated to and maintained cruise faster than Mach 5...

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06 April 2022 || 4 min read FedEx Express is teaming up with California Bay Area-based Elroy Air, the company building an end-to-end autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aerial cargo system. As a first of its kind agreement in the U.S., FedEx Express will develop plans to test Elroy Air’s Chaparral autonomous air cargo...

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Reno, NV (April 6, 2022) — Iris Automation has been granted a second waiver for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) autonomous operations on behalf of the City of Reno, this time utilizing its Casia G ground-based solution. The approval follows the recent award of a waiver for Iris Automation on behalf of...

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The following vacancy notices have been published on the EASA website. Reference: EASA/AD/2022/001Title / Grade: Medical Experts (AD5)Organisational Directorate: Flight Standards DirectorateClosing Date: April 6, 2022 at 23:55 – Extended to April 20, 2022 at 23:55 hrs CET Reference: EASA/AD/2022/002Title / Grade: ATM / ANS Experts (AD5)Organisational Directorate: Executive DirectorateClosing Date: April 6, 2022 at 23:55 – Extended to...

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SATELLITES NAY OR YEA? Ultimately, Airbus executives said, Zephyr can offer a number of special advan- tages over traditional satellites—even as the systems work together to maximize capabilities. First, Down explained, Zephyr will be cheaper to send aloft. “If you think simplis- tically about the fact that to launch a satel- lite takes a jolly...

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Rocky Mountain Unmanned Systems Canada (RMUS Canada) has partnered with Drone Action 360 to create RMUS Quebec, to serve French-speaking customers throughout Quebec and Canada. RMUS Quebec will have a comprehensive portfolio of unmanned robotic solutions, including the Boston Dynamics Spot robot, U.S.-manufactured Blue sUAS options, DJI Enterprise products and fixed-wing aircraft, in addition to...

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Sea Machines Robotics has confirmed that classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted Type Approval to the company’s commercial wireless remote-control helm system for USVs (unmanned surface vessels). Type Approval means that the wireless control technology in Sea Machines’ SM200 and SM300 systems has undergone rigorous third-party testing and certification to meet the stringent demands...

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Ukrainian forces have recaptured the shattered remains of the Ukrainian Antonov AN-225 destroyed by Russian attacks on Gostomel Airport near Kyiv, as Russian troops withdraw from the Ukrainian capital. Captured by Ukrainian independent film association Babylon’13, the footage shows the aftermath of Gostomel Airport, which became a target of Russian attacks in the early days...

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