Australian ADS-B Mandates Stir Up GA Objections

Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority has announced it’s extending its deadline for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast installations in private aircraft, but GA advocates say the move won’t do much to offer regulatory relief for aircraft owners. CASA recently announced the deadline, a requirement for satellite-based separation of IFR flights, will be delayed from Feb. 2, 2017 to Jan. 1, 2020.
Source: avwebAustralian ADS-B Mandates Stir Up GA Objections

Buzz Aldrin Evacuated From South Pole

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is in a New Zealand hospital after he fell ill on a trip to Antarctica. Aldrin, 86, was evacuated from the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station early Thursday on an LC-130 cargo aircraft, the National Science Foundation announced. Aldrin was with a group visiting the South Pole under arrangements by tour operator White Desert.
Source: avwebBuzz Aldrin Evacuated From South Pole

DJI Has Decided That The Inspire 2 is Too Fast

In what’s probably a first in the drone industry, DJI has decided to lower the top speed of its latest drone, the Inspire 2. The new prosumer model from the Chinese drone giant is designed for professional photographers, and was initially available for pre-order with a top speed of 67mph and a frightening acceleration of […]

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Source: Quadcopter/Drone newsDJI Has Decided That The Inspire 2 is Too Fast

Picture of the day: Looking skyward

gene-winsettGene Winsett recently submitted this photo, explaining: “I have always enjoyed sunrises and sunsets. But what our creator has provided us and what the gifts he has given man yield a mix that keeps us looking skyward and enjoying every minute of it. That combination looking towards the Sierra Nevada mountains from central California provided […]
Source: http://generalaviationnews.comPicture of the day: Looking skyward