Also: FIFI Takes Off, Tuskegee Airman Goes West, Thanksgiving In Space, Seattle Councilwoman Wants To Privatize Boeing....
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta called on the airline industry to work together to assess and prioritize voluntary actions to further improve training across the industry. The German company e-volo, together with a network of partners is pressing ahead with the development of the technology for the Volocopter during the next few years. The Volocopter is an electric-powered multi-rotor vertical takeoff or landing aircraft. Think of it as being like a quadcopter unmanned aerial vehicle on steroids ... with the ability to carry a pilot and a passenger. Last month we reported that the Proud Bird restaurant, a fixture for decades at Los Angeles International Airport, was due to close its doors after failing to come to terms with airport managers for a lease. Well, that may change. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 11.26.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, November 26th, 2013... 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:
FAA Wants Airlines To Prioritize
Volocopter Development Progressing
Proud Bird Gets A One-Month Reprieve
XCOR Aerospace, ULA Achieve Major Propulsion Milestone
Celebrating 15 Years Since The Sunrise
Seattle Councilwoman Urges Boeing Workers To 'Take Over Factories'
LSA Seized By Monroe County, FL Sheriff's Office
Monmouth Executive Airport Sold
AVW: FIFI Takeoff
Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes Carrier Tests
Airport Operator Charged With Flying An Airplane Without A Proper License
Gone West: Tuskegee Airman John Suggs
NASA Astronaut, Food Scientist To Discuss Thanksgiving In Space
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