Already On Life Support, Planemaker Says $7.3 Billion more
Needed To Complete The Project
Already years behind schedule and far over budget, Airbus says
the A400M program will require an additional $7.3 billion in order
to bring the aircraft to production. The figure was leaked by a
French website Thursday as officials from several governments
planned to meet for critical talks on the project.
The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it would not consider a case
brought by Rockland County, New York, in an attempt to block
implementation of an FAA plan to re-direct air traffic. The county
held that the new plan would send hundreds of additional flights
over the region every day.
Meeting To Review Changes In Hudson River Airspace Adopted
Following August Mid-Air
Helicopter Association International (HAI) President Matt
Zuccaro attended a meeting of the FAA New York VFR Airspace Task
Force, of which he is a member, Wednesday and Thursday of last
week. The meeting took place at the Federal Building in lower
Manhattan, New York City.
A religious item called a tefillin being used by a Jewish
teenager on board a US Airways flight from New York to Louisville
was mistaken for a bomb, and the flight made an unscheduled stop in
Philadelphia while a bomb squad checked it out.
"The standards in small aircraft are very known to
everyone and so there may be a little reticence still in buying
something a little bit newer."
Source: Bonni Boone, an attendee at the Sport
Aviaton Expo in Sebring, responding to a question about potential
barriers to LSA ownership.
Where are we? Pretty much right smack dab in the middle of
the Florida peninsula surrounded by Light Sport
airplanes. If you're not going to get a chance to come to the
event, here's an overview of show. And be sure to check Aero TV for
a look at some of the airplanes and other items on display