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Airborne 03.08.16: NATA Transition, Electric Airplanes, Women Soar/AirVenture16

Also: Capitol Lawn Gyro, Aero-Calendar, Oscar Munoz Returns, Angel Flight Southeast, Agile Aero's Greason, Aviation Merit Badges, Bristow Sikorsky's

A statement from the National Air Transportation Association says that President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks announced his intention to resign effective August 31, 2016.

A member of NATA’s board of directors will be designated to assume the duties as interim President/CEO effective September 1st until a successor is named. For those who are interested in the application of electric powered flight for recreational flying, it may come to us by way of an electric airplane designed for training. Last week, the Aero Electric Aircraft Corporation said their 2-seat proof of concept prototype for the “Sun Flyer” solar-electric flight trainer has arrived at its home station at Centennial Airport near Denver. Aircraft final integration and assembly is to begin immediately. EAA has announced two activities during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 that will help introduce and inspire women of all ages to engage and participate in the world of flight. One of the activities is titled, ‘Women Soar You Soar’ that welcomes girls entering grades nine through 12 in a day camp setting. It links these young people with mentors and positive role models for inspiration, participation and fun. Registration is $75 and is open to girls through June 1. The program includes meals, and weeklong admittance to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!

Airborne 03.08.16 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Tuesday, March 8th, 2016... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Brianne Cross, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Earl Downs, this episode covers:

  • NATA Changing Leadership
  • An Electric Airplane For Training
  • Women Soar At EAA AirVenture 2016
  • Capitol Lawn Gyro Pilot Accused Of Narrowly Avoiding Collision
  • Aero-Calendar 03.08.16
  • United Airlines Announces Return Of President and CEO Oscar Munoz
  • Volunteer Pilots Recognized For Service To Angel Flight Southeast
  • Agile Aero CEO Jeff Greason To Be Honored By The National Space Society
  • Lake County, FL Scouts Earn Aviation Merit Badges
  • Bristow Sikorsky S-76C Helos Flying Again In Nigeria

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