Wed, Dec 05, 2012
AOPA was busy over the Thanksgiving holiday - no doubt giving thanks for its millions of dollars in cash reserves, as it has moved to form the AOPA Holding Corporation - a presumably 'for profit' group charged with investing in aviation businesses.
While that move raises questions of its own, the choice of the man to lead the group raises even more. If you rushed out and bought a 406 ELT based on our report last week that the Bahamas would soon require installation of such equipment… I hope you kept your receipt. After our story of the looming February 2013 deadline went public, the Civil Aviation Ministry of the Bahamas has extended the waiver for the installation of 406 MHz ELT devices past the February 1, 2013 deadline. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 12.04.12 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, December 4th, 2012... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Ashley Hale, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
- New Controversy Emerges Over 'AOPA Holding Corporation'
- Bahamas Civil Aviation Extends 406MHz ELT Waiver
- French Court Overturns Conviction In SST Accident
- Mattituck, NY, Airport Faces Uncertain Future
- Airbus Increases A330 Takeoff-Weight Capability
- First Catapult Launch Of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft A Success
- AVW: 'My First Glider Solo'
- NASA Spacecraft Finds New Evidence For Water Ice On Mercury
- nEUROn First Flight
- EASA Certifies Airbus Sharklets
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