Tue, Dec 18, 2012
After some questionable delays, ANN finally got a look at the annual IRS 990 report that non-profit organizations like AOPA have to file every year.
Despite the fact that AOPA claims that salaries are declining at what they unabashedly call the most powerful voice for general aviation, the ratio of top salaries to the amounts taken in by the association are kinda worrisome. The investigation into the crash of a Lear 25 that killed Latin-American celebrity Jenni Rivera and six others has taken several interesting turns. First, the Los Angeles Times reports the company that owned the plane had been accused of falsifying records about airplanes they had bought and sold in the past. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 12.18.12 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, December 18th, 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:
- AOPA Winds Up 2012: Sweetheart Deals, Big Salaries And 'No More Questions'
- Company That Owned Jenni Rivera Airplane Has A Checkered Past
- FAA Issues SAIB For Some Cessna 206 Airplanes
- Qatar Airways Grounds One Of Its Three Dreamliners
- FAA Issues SAIB For Aspen MFDs
- NATCA: 2,000 Air Traffic Controllers Could Go Over The Fiscal Cliff
- AIA Study Warns Of Sequestration Impacts To NASA, NOAA Programs
- Dual Now Shipping The XGPS170 GPS Plus ADS-B Weather, Traffic Receiver
- Six NJ Gas Stations Get 100LL By Mistake
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