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Wirestrike and collision with terrain involving Robinson R44, VH-KCH, near Mansfield, Victoria, on 6 July 2019

An ATSB investigation into an accident where a Robinson R44 helicopter struck a powerline before colliding with the ground has highlighted the lack of readily available electricity network maps for pilots in Victoria, as well as the powerlines? lack of aircraft markers....

Effective wire avoidance

Lack of network maps, markers contribute to wirestrike accident....

Operational event involving Fokker 100, VH-UQN, at Rockhampton, Queensland, on 10 November 2019

Passing 300 ft on final approach, the aircraft encountered moderate turbulence which resulted in a loss of airspeed. While attempting to arrest the loss of speed, the speed fell below the minimum approach speed....

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Bali chaos as Tiger row deepens

Tigerair has again cancelled flights in and out of Denpasar, and there is no sign of the dispute being resolved....

Passengers in safe hands

Flying has never been safer for Australians on commercial aircraft, according to a new report from the ATSB....

Tigerair ban strands Aussies

More than 170 Australian travellers remained stranded in Bali last night following the Indonesian ban on Tiger­air....

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AMA Drone Report 11.21.19: MultiGP Champions, Model Politics, AMA Expo's End

Also: DJI Fights Malaria, DroneResponders Working Group, Drones v Aircraft, ANN Staff Openings The RaceDayQuads 2019 MultiGP Drone Racing Global Championship presented by DRL has named its winners. Both contests, Sport Class and Pro, were hard fought. Drone racing pilots from all over the world comp...

Airborne 11.25.19: AEA 3Q Sales, $20K Drone Fine, NTSB OV-1D Prelim

Also: AMA Expo Shutdown, Boeing on SWA 1380, Air Wisconsin Pilots, Tunisair Express, ANN Staff Openings AEA has released its third-quarter 2019 Avionics Market Report. In the first nine months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to $2,287,701,583.05, or...

Airborne-Unmanned 11.26.19: Leonardo Invests, WavDrone Flt Test, Drone Fine

Also: Terra Drone Indonesia, FLIR Intro's StormCaster, AMA Expo's Canceled, Sensefly Partnerships Leonardo is investing in Skydweller Aero Inc., a U.S./Spanish start-up specializing in large-scale solar-powered unmanned air systems. The initiative will result in the development and deployment of the...

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Honeywell, Daedalean join forces to develop AI flight systems

Honeywell and Daedalean have formed a partnership to create autonomous artificial intelligence systems for general aviation a -More- VFR — Very Friendly Rates — Life Insurance Designed for Pilots. Pilot Insurance Center life agents are the most knowledgeable aviation life insur...

LanzaTech, Neste aim for sustainable jet fuel market

LanzaTech, a carbon recycling firm, provided an update on its work involving the conversion of ethanol to sustainable aviatio -More- ...

Poll: Which Air Safety Institute resource interests you the most?

The results from the poll questions in Aviation eBrief do not necessarily represent the views of pilots, aircraft owners or A -More- ...