A helicopter pilot has been fined $7,300 (5,000 Euros) for
landing on the roof of an Irish supermarket in July of 2007 because
he needed to pick up a set of keys. Along with the fine,
50-year-old Sean O’Brien was given a 6 month suspended
sentence, providing he does not operate an aircraft.
Alan Klapmeier Discusses How to Bring More People into Aviation
On November 5th through November 7th, 2009, AOPA held their annual Aviation Summit at the Tampa Convention Center located in Tampa, Florida. Over 7,500 aviation enthusiasts attended various forums, speeches, as well as hundreds of booths featuring the latest in G.A. technology.
Embraer’s Phenom 300 light executive jet was certified
Monday by the FAA, which granted its Type Certificate following the
same action by Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency
(Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil –
ANAC) on December 3.