Appropriations Committee Approves Nearly $2.2 Million For A 2001 King Air
After being rejected by the same panel only a few days earlier, the Nebraska Legislature Appropriations Committee restored a $2.2 million line item in the state budget for the purchase of a 2001 Beech King Air currently owned by the Nebraska University Foundation.
A competition held in coordination with the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems Investments (ADASI) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) featured unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) designed and built by United Arab Emirates (UAE) student teams who were mentored by Northrop Grumman engineers. NGC is the industry sponsor for the event, called the 2013 Innovation Challenge Flying Competition.
Seasoned Politicians Talk About The Aero-Political Scene At NBAA 2012
The last few months have not been good to the world of aviation... but last fall, there was plenty of data to support the premise that 2013 would be no easier than 2012... and NBAA 2012 provided an amazing place to discuss these issues. In this segment, Senator Jerry Moran, representing the "Very-Aviation" state of Kansas opined as to the what the political climate might have in store for the world of aviation... and it was a most interesting discussion.