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.
"We are looking for lessons learned, not just for the design and certification of the failed battery, but for knowledge that can be applied to emerging technologies." Source: NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman.
Roger Worden's adventures in becoming a sailplane pilot. His hope is that this will be helpful to other students and low-time pilots. Updates appear to be infrequent, but good contain good information.