Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en August 1964 News http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/august-1964-news <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Jessica A. Salerno jessica.salerno@aviationweek.com </div> <div class="field-deck"> A good lineman is worth his weight in dollar bills if he knows how to treat people. – Torch Lewis, B&CA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>FAA certification was awarded to the Wren 460 on June 30, in Fort Worth, Texas. The airplane is a modified Cessna 182 and is already flying overseas. It will be offered here to bush operators, oil companies, ranchers and other operators of slow-flying STOL aircraft.</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/august-1964-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/august-1964-news#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN B&CA 50 Years Ago Global photograph Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:30:00 +0000 1161481 at http://aviationweek.com Citation X Elite http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/citation-x-elite <div class="field-deck"> Cessna leaps into the MRO business at Mach 0.90 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Five-hundred plus knot cruise speeds are routine, if you&rsquo;re flying aboard a $6.5 million Citation X Elite, an airplane from Cessna&rsquo;s pre-owned lineup that&rsquo;s been thoroughly inspected, reconditioned, upgraded and repainted. Equally predictable are the guaranteed operating costs and security of full factory support.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/citation-x-elite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/citation-x-elite#comments AWIN ONLY 20/Twenty AWIN Global photograph Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:09:00 +0000 1161471 at http://aviationweek.com Products and Services Previews http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/products-and-services-previews <div class="field-byline"> By Jessica A. Salerno jessica.salerno@aviationweek.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_50.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 228px; float: right; margin: 4px;" />1. RUAG Aviation, Tata Enter Partnership for Dornier 228</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/products-and-services-previews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/products-and-services-previews#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Products and Services Previews Global photograph Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:21:00 +0000 1162181 at http://aviationweek.com West Star Aviation http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/west-star-aviation-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>West Star Aviation</strong>, East Alton, Illinois, announced that <strong>Terry Lutrick</strong> has joined West Star Aviation as regional sales manager. He has decades of industry experience, winning the National Business Aviation Association&rsquo;s &ldquo;Maintenance Safety Award&rdquo; for completing 43 years of safe maintenance practices.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/west-star-aviation-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN On Duty Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:22:00 +0000 1161451 at http://aviationweek.com Tampa Jet http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/tampa-jet <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Tampa Jet,</strong> Tampa, Florida, promoted <strong>Clayton Lackey</strong> to assistant general manager. He has been with TIJC since 2008. Lackey will oversee most of the day-to-day functions of the FBO. <strong>Corey Cline</strong> has been promoted to line service supervisor.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/tampa-jet#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN On Duty Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:22:00 +0000 1161431 at http://aviationweek.com Rockwell Collins http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/rockwell-collins-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Rockwell Collins,</strong> Cedar Rapids, Iowa, announced that <strong>Clay Jones</strong> is retiring from his position as director and non-executive chairman of the board of Rockwell Collins, effective July 31. <strong>Anthony Carborne,</strong> a longtime member of the board, will succeed Jones as non-executive chairman. Jones is fully retiring after 35 years with the company. He joined Rockwell International in 1979 after serving in the U.S. Air Force.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/rockwell-collins-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/rockwell-collins-1#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN On Duty Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:22:00 +0000 1161411 at http://aviationweek.com Meridian http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/meridian <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Meridian</strong>, Teterboro, New Jersey, announced that <strong>Anthony Banome</strong> has been promoted to director of Fuel Sales. In 2013, Anthony was a recipient of <em>Airport Business </em>magazine&rsquo;s &ldquo;40 Under Forty,&rdquo; an annual award honoring the best and brightest individuals in the aviation industry.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/meridian#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN On Duty Global photograph Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:22:00 +0000 1161371 at http://aviationweek.com Anthony Banome Landmark Aviation http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/landmark-aviation-4 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Landmark Aviation,</strong> Houston, announced that <strong>Charles (Chuck) Buckland</strong> was appointed general manager of Landmark the facility at Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), North Carolina. Buckland brings 19 years of general aviation experience to his new position.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/landmark-aviation-4#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN On Duty Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:22:00 +0000 1161361 at http://aviationweek.com Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jet-support-services-inc-jssi <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Jet Support Services, Inc., (JSSI),</strong> Chicago, appointed <strong>Raymond Weiser</strong> helicopter program specialist. Weiser will help grow JSSI&rsquo;s presence in the helicopter market worldwide. He formerly was vice president of sales and business development for EuroTec, a repair station and parts distributor.&nbsp;</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jet-support-services-inc-jssi#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN On Duty Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:22:00 +0000 1161351 at http://aviationweek.com FlightSafety International http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/flightsafety-international-7 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>FlightSafety International,</strong> LaGuardia Airport, New York, announced that <strong>Todd Bitgood</strong> has been promoted to manager of its Learning Center in Long Beach, California. He succeeds <strong>Pete Nily</strong> who has become a regional director of Training Operations. <strong>Mark Salzano </strong>has been promoted to executive director, Government Contract Training. Mark will succeed <strong>Bill Nugent,</strong> vice president, Government Contract Training, who has retired from the company. <strong>Paul Kuchta </strong>was named director, Training Operations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/flightsafety-international-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/flightsafety-international-7#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN On Duty Global photograph Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:22:00 +0000 1161341 at http://aviationweek.com Todd Bitgood Epic Aviation http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/epic-aviation-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Epic Aviation, </strong>Salem, Oregon, named <strong>Steven Kephart</strong> vice president of government fueling and logistics.&nbsp;</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/epic-aviation-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN On Duty Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:22:00 +0000 1161321 at http://aviationweek.com Looking for ICA Info? http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/looking-ica-info <div class="field-byline"> Mike Gamauft mgamauf@yahoo.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>To learn more about ICAs, start by reading the following: FAR Part 43; FAA Order 8110.54; FAR Parts 21.50, 23.1529, 25.1529, 27.1529 and 29.1529; Appendix G of Part 23; Appendix H of Part 25; and the FAA Field Inspectors Handbook 8300-10. You can find these and other regulations and guidance material at http://<a href="http://www.faa.gov">www.faa.gov</a></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/looking-ica-info#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN DOM Notebook Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1161301 at http://aviationweek.com Continued Airworthiness — Are You Compliant? http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/continued-airworthiness-are-you-compliant <div class="field-byline"> Mike Gamauft mgamauf@yahoo.com </div> <div class="field-deck"> Ensuring you’re on top of required maintenance items for your aircraft </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_06L.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_06.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 98px; float: right;" title="All parts used on aircraft need to be certified for their intended usage and performance spectrum. Credit: Duncam" /></a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/continued-airworthiness-are-you-compliant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/continued-airworthiness-are-you-compliant#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN DOM Notebook Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1161291 at http://aviationweek.com Developing Subic Bay For Business Aviation http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/developing-subic-bay-business-aviation <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_17L.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_17.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 166px; float: right;" title="Credit: Courtesy of Aviation Concept" /></a></p> <p>A shortage of parking space and consequent high costs at one airport has created a market for storage and maintenance at another nearly 800 sm away.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/developing-subic-bay-business-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/developing-subic-bay-business-aviation#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Operations Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1161141 at http://aviationweek.com Operating in the Philippines http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/operating-philippines <div class="field-deck"> Philippine ATC procedures will be familiar to Western operators, and there are three airport options for the greater Manila area </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_13L.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_13.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 167px; float: right;" /></a></p> <p>The archipelago nation of the Philippines has had a long relationship with the United States dating from the end of the Spanish-American war in 1898 when the islands were ceded to the U.S. as a protectorate, in effect, becoming an American colony and Southeast Asian outpost.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/operating-philippines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/operating-philippines#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Operations Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1161101 at http://aviationweek.com Unplanned Exit http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/unplanned-exit <div class="node-body article-body"><p>No one knows the potential consequences of windshield failure better than Tim Lancaster, who on June 10, 1990, was the pilot-in-command of British Airways Flight 5390 traveling from Birmingham, England, to Malaga, Spain. Suddenly the left windscreen on the BAC 1-11 separated from the fuselage and Capt. Lancaster was immediately jerked out of his seat with such force that his head and entire upper torso were pulled entirely out of the airplane through the opening where his windshield had been. Only his legs remained inside.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/unplanned-exit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/unplanned-exit#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Safety Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160731 at http://aviationweek.com Fast Five http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/fast-five-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_33L.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_33.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 333px; float: right;" /></a></p> <p><strong>Dick Koenig</strong></p> <p><em>Executive Director, Corporate Angel Network (CAN)&nbsp;Westchester County Airport White Plains, New York</em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/fast-five-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/fast-five-1#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160701 at http://aviationweek.com Textron Buys CJ, Conquest Trainer ProFlight http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/textron-buys-cj-conquest-trainer-proflight-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Textron, which recently launched a new simulation </strong>and training unit to serve the business, commercial and military markets, is already growing its new business with the <strong>acquisition of ProFlight in Carlsbad, California.</strong> Founded in 1988, ProFlight is an approved Part 142 center that specializes in Cessna Citation CJ and Conquest training. The company has trained thousands of pilots, ranging from owner operators to corporate aviation departments. It will remain in Carlsbad, becoming part of Textron&rsquo;s TRU Simulation + Training, Inc. business.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/textron-buys-cj-conquest-trainer-proflight-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/textron-buys-cj-conquest-trainer-proflight-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160691 at http://aviationweek.com Textron’s Scorpion Goes to Farnborough http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/textron-s-scorpion-goes-farnborough <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_64L.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_64.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 166px; float: right;" /></a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/textron-s-scorpion-goes-farnborough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/textron-s-scorpion-goes-farnborough#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160681 at http://aviationweek.com Helicopter Windshield Failures http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/helicopter-windshield-failures <div class="node-body article-body"><h2> <span style="font-size: 13px; font-weight: normal;">Two dozen of the windshield failures in the U.K. database involved rotorcraft. Of those, 19 resulted from high-speed collisions with birds, with the potential for shattered windshield pieces flying violently into the cabin and piercing the flight crew or cabin occupants. For example, on Dec. 5, 2008, an Aerospatiale AS355 was cruising near Leominster when a large bird was sighted just prior to impact. The windshield shattered and the dead bird&rsquo;s carcass struck and injured the student pilot in the left seat.</span></h2></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/helicopter-windshield-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/helicopter-windshield-failures#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Safety Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160671 at http://aviationweek.com FAA’s Goal to Transition to a New Unleaded Fuel by 2018 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/faa-s-goal-transition-new-unleaded-fuel-2018 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>FAA is evaluating proposals to replace 100LL avgas</strong> with the goal of transitioning to a new unleaded fuel by 2018. The agency said it received 10 replacement fuel proposals from producers Afton Chemical Company, Avgas LLC, Shell, Swift Fuels and a consortium of BP, TOTAL and Hjelmco. After assessing the viability of the fuels, the agency will select suppliers to participate in phase-one testing at the agency&rsquo;s technical Center in Atlantic City, N.J., and then further narrow the candidates to one or two fuels to take part in phase-two testing on engines and aircraft.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/faa-s-goal-transition-new-unleaded-fuel-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/faa-s-goal-transition-new-unleaded-fuel-2018#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160661 at http://aviationweek.com When Windshields Fail http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/when-windshields-fail <div class="field-deck"> A rare event that demands calm while managing complications </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>C<span style="font-size: 13px;">onsider for a moment your aircraft&rsquo;s windshield and the stresses it endures as a matter of course. It might bake to 130F on a heat-soaked ramp and 20 min. later be pushing through the stratosphere at 500 kt. in air super cooled to -45F. Moreover, it holds firm despite the pressure differential. We take all of that for granted since it&rsquo;s designed to withstand those extremes. But what if it fails? It happens.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/when-windshields-fail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/when-windshields-fail#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Safety Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160651 at http://aviationweek.com Avio 2.7—Total Aircraft Intergration http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/avio-27-total-aircraft-intergration <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Avio system is more than an avionics package; it is a dual redundant aircraft computer system that also controls electrical, fuel, engine support, environmental, ice protection landing gear, exterior lights, pressurization, trim control and fire extinguishing systems. The anti-skid braking system computer is a stand-alone unit that was not planned for the original aircraft.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/avio-27-total-aircraft-intergration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/avio-27-total-aircraft-intergration#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Pilot Report Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160601 at http://aviationweek.com Eclipse 550 Performance http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/eclipse-550-performance <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong style="font-size: 13px;">Range/Payload Profile &mdash;</strong><span style="font-size: 13px;"> Each of the four payload/range lines was plotted from only two data points by </span><em style="font-size: 13px;">B&amp;CA</em><span style="font-size: 13px;">, so they are highly simplistic approximations. The graph illustrates the Eclipse 550 at a 518-lb. payload, 1,109 nm at high-speed cruise in 3 hr. 26 min. FAR Part 23 50-ft.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/eclipse-550-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/eclipse-550-performance#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Pilot Report Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160551 at http://aviationweek.com Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F-A Turbofans http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/pratt-whitney-canada-pw610f-turbofans <div class="node-body article-body"><p>S<span style="font-size: 13px;">ixteen years after conception, a decade since its first flight and $1.4 billion dollars later, the Eclipse 500 finally is maturing into a full-fledged business jet, albeit the tiniest in current production. The world&rsquo;s first VLJ was endowed with promising but untested DNA. As a result, it went through one of the most difficult and time-consuming development cycles in the history of business aircraft.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/pratt-whitney-canada-pw610f-turbofans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/pratt-whitney-canada-pw610f-turbofans#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Pilot Report Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160531 at http://aviationweek.com Eclipse 550 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/eclipse-550 <div class="field-deck"> Second-generation VLJ outgrows adolescence </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>S<span style="font-size: 13px;">ixteen years after conception, a decade since its first flight and $1.4 billion dollars later, the Eclipse 500 finally is maturing into a full-fledged business jet, albeit the tiniest in current production. The world&rsquo;s first VLJ was endowed with promising but untested DNA. As a result, it went through one of the most difficult and time-consuming development cycles in the history of business aircraft.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/eclipse-550" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/eclipse-550#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Pilot Report Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160491 at http://aviationweek.com Preserving Value http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/preserving-value <div class="field-deck"> Keys to protecting your department’s most valuable asset </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Y<span style="font-size: 13px;">ou&rsquo;ve made the decision to replace your flight department&rsquo;s aircraft. You have identified the models best able to achieve your anticipated missions and have determined the preferred interior configuration. Now, how do you go about optimizing your aircraft&rsquo;s replacement value?</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/preserving-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/preserving-value#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Capital Planning Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160461 at http://aviationweek.com Boeings New MSA Makes Farnborough Appearance http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeings-new-msa-makes-farnborough-appearance <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong style="font-size: 13px;">Boeing&rsquo;s new Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA),</strong><span style="font-size: 13px;"> a highly modified Bombardier Challenger 604 business jet, made its first public appearance at the Farnborough Air Show in July. Since its first flight tests in February, the MSA demonstrator has been in Seattle for the installation of its full sensor and display suite. Full mission systems flight tests were to take place following the biennial show, leading to a schedule of air show appearances and demonstration tours worldwide.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeings-new-msa-makes-farnborough-appearance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeings-new-msa-makes-farnborough-appearance#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160121 at http://aviationweek.com FAA Plan to Integrate UAS into the NAS Due by September http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/faa-plan-integrate-uas-nas-due-september <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>FAA says it expected to complete a plan by September</strong> that would integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into national airspace over a five-year period. Earlier the Transportation Department&rsquo;s Inspector General (IG) concluded that the agency would miss Congress&rsquo;s September 2015 deadline for UAS integration, noting several significant barriers including a lack consensus on standards for detect-and-avoid systems and data links. In response, FAA said it is working with Mitre Corp.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/faa-plan-integrate-uas-nas-due-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/faa-plan-integrate-uas-nas-due-september#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160111 at http://aviationweek.com Biker Group Rides to Farnborough http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/biker-group-rides-farnborough <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_69L.jpg"><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/07/BC_08_01_2014_69.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 167px; float: right;" /></a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/biker-group-rides-farnborough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/biker-group-rides-farnborough#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence Global Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 1160101 at http://aviationweek.com