The FAA has re-opened the comment period on the availability of draft Airman Certification Standards (ACS) documents developed by the Airman Testing Standards and Training WG for the private pilot certificate and the instrument rating. These documents are available for public review, download, and comment.
Labor Day Weekend Show No Longer Planned, Sequestration Cited As The Reason
The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) announced Friday that plans for a re-scheduled Labor Day Weekend Rockford AirFest have not developed and therefore the event is being canceled. The cancellation is primarily due to the impact of the Federal Government Sequestration budget cuts on Department of Defense and corresponding support of air shows.
Remote Controlled For Now, But Engineers See A New Choice For Commuters
Maybe Almira Gulch knew something that the rest of us are just catching up to. Three companies in the Czech Republic have come up with a concept they say could be a boon to commuters at some point in the future. The vehicle is essentially a cross between an RC helicopter and a bicycle that could one day carry a person.