Hydra Technologies has lifted the veil of secrecy from the new S5 Kukulkan unmanned aerial system, showing it off for the first time publicly here at the Farnborough International airshow. Developed with the Mexican government and tested completely under cover, the S5 represents a natural evolution of the highly successful S4 Ehecatl tactical UAS that has accumulated more than 10,000 hours in extreme battle conditions.
NBAA Air Traffic Services is warning business aircraft operators that the G20 Summit, which starts tomorrow in Los Cabos, Mexico, is resulting in “some significant impacts to air traffic” at Los Cabos International, Cabo San Lucas International and Gen. Manuel Marquez Airports. A five-mile TFR is expected around the as-yet unannounced hotel, possibly near Los Cabos International Airport, where head-of-state VIPs will be staying. Additionally, a second-tier TFR might be implemented that would cover a 10- to 30-mile radius.
A special-edition Flexjet 25 Jet Card, operated by U.S. air carrier Jet Solutions, features a getaway to Los Cabos, Mexico, created by luxury travel experts at Abercrombie & Kent. Available through January 31, the Baja Adventure Edition jet card includes a complimentary three-night stay at the Las Ventanas resort, situated at the edge of the Baja peninsula.
Cessna 208B Caravan, Culiacan, Mexico, Nov. 5, 2007–The Mexican-registered Aerocalafia air taxi Caravan lost power when climbing out near Culiacan. The commercial-rated pilot and two passengers were seriously injured and 12 other passengers suffered minor injuries in the ensuing forced landing. The airplane was destroyed. A flight plan was filed for Los Cabos, Mexico, and weather was VMC.