173 Remotely Piloted Cargo Aircraft, Sterile Cockpit for GA, Instrument Departures & ODPs + GA News
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173 Max visits Reliable Robotics and talks with CEO Robert Rose about their remotely piloted Cessna 208. FedEx says they’re looking at using small, self-flying turboprop aircraft to serve remote areas. Max talks with Rob Mark about the importance of the sterile cockpit rules, and how the rules for Part 135 and 121 can be modified for use by GA pilots. Max talks more about Instrument Departures & ODPs.
- GA NOT Involved in Vaccine Distribution
- New Air Force Mission for XCub
- New COVID relief bill includes $45 million for GA airports
- NTSB Calls for Better Monitoring of Flight Instructors
- Nebraska Fugitive Pilot Indicted On Federal Fraud Charges
- Will Amazon Become the Next UPS?
- FedEx Seeks to Add Small Self-Flying Planes for Remote Areas
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Reliable Robotics website
Max Trescott’s GPS and WAAS Instrument Flying Handbook
Ron’s Book: The Compleat Taildragger Pilot
Weather Service tells Congress radar gaps don’t hurt warning accuracy
Mark Kolber’s article in IFR Magazine
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