AOPA Presses TSA For TFR Relief

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AOPA has suggested a way to ease the impact of President Donald Trump’s frequent visits to his Palm Beach resort. AOPA President Mark Baker has written Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly asking that “security screening capabilities and gateway operations” be established at Palm Beach County Park/Lantana Airport to allow relatively normal GA operations to carry on when Trump is at Mar-a-Lago.

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NASA’s Quiet Supersonic Design Heads to the Wind Tunnel

NASA’s Quiet Supersonic Design Heads to the Wind Tunnel »

NASA’s Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) preliminary design model is entering an eight-week testing phase at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, the agency reports. The Glenn Research Center wind tunnel will simulate speeds from Mach 0.3 to Mach 1.6 to ensure smooth airflow into the engine during all phases of flight and to confirm that lift, drag, and side forces on the airframe at various angles of attack, sideslip and Mach number are within expected ranges.

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Lucky Hunters Rescued By Chance

Lucky Hunters Rescued By Chance »

A couple of hunters from a small northern Canada village are being called the “luckiest two guys in the Arctic” after an RCAF patrol aircraft happened on them purely by accident and flew them to safety after a tricky landing on sea ice.

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