Approves "Energy Tax Prevention Act" To Slow Greenhouse Gas
The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed the Energy Tax
Prevention Act (H.R. 910) which chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) says is
designed to rein in overreaching federal regulators by stopping the
EPA from driving up energy prices and shipping U.S. jobs
Skiles Reflects On His Ring-Side Seat To An
Jeff Skiles, First Officer of US Airways Flight 1549, "The
Miracle on the Hudson," was the guest speaker for last
year's 2010 AEA Annual Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 9th,
during the Aircraft Electronics Association's 53rd annual
International Convention & Trade Show, from April 7-10, in
Orlando, FL -- he was also our guest for an intriguing interview
shortly before that speech.
Hilton Software has released an upgrade to its award-winning
WingX Pro7 iPad navigation system with the addition of ADS-B
in-flight weather, terrain-enhanced VFR sectionals and IFR low/high
enroute charts, and WAAS-enabled GPS capability.
House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee Reports Out
Among the votes taken Wednesday by the Transportation and
Infrastructure Committee was one that approved a short-term
extension of FAA programs ... again. It is the 19th extension of
FAA funding levels during the past three years.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
03.18.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
03.18.11(ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: FAA Digs In on Through the
Fence - 03.18.11 (ANN Special Report, with
Dr. Brent Blue of ThroughTheFence.org)
Following the recent return of Embry-Riddle alumni astronauts
Alvin Drew and Nicole Stott from their STS-133 space shuttle
mission to the International Space Station (ISS), another ERAU
alumnus prepares for his own journey to the station, where he'll
spend six months as a flight engineer.
“The Committee has finished its work on the
long-term FAA reauthorization, and the other House committees with
jurisdiction are considering their portions of the bill this
week.” Source: House Transportation and
Infrastructure Chairman John L. Mica (R-FL).
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