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Airborne 02.05.16: Collier Trophy Noms, NJ Homeowner Nonsense, Flight Design USA

Also: A-10 Survives, The Essential Aero-Community, Miami Seaplanes, ERAU WACO, Jeppesen Leadership, ADS-B Kickstarter, Guilty Non-Pilot

The National Aeronautic Association announced Tuesday that nine aerospace projects and accomplishments will compete for the 2015 Robert J. Collier Trophy.

For 104 years, The Robert J. Collier Trophy is awarded annually "for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been thoroughly demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year." Once again it’s time to play the amusing and informative community game of, “Who owns this airspace?” A townhome development homeowners association in Mendham, New Jersey has passed a resolution banning the flight of model airplanes and drones in the neighborhood. And, they have set fines beginning at $100 for the first offense. Flight Design USA signed a production and distribution agreement with AeroJones Aviation of Taichung, Taiwan to supply Flight Design aircraft and spare parts for the U.S. market. AeroJones Aviation has been producing the CTLS series for primarily the Southeast Asian market and has been working with Flight Design for more than two years. AeroJones has been licensed by Flight Design to do all fabrication and assembly work needed to serially build CTLS and CTLSi aircraft to ASTM industry standards. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!

Airborne 02.05.16 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Friday, February 5th, 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:

  • Nine Nominated For 2015 Collier Trophy
  • New Jersey Townhome Development Claims Jurisdiction Over Airspace
  • Flight Design USA Secures Second-Source Production
  • A-10 Survives The Budget Chopping Block
  • Barnstorming: The Essential Aero-Community
  • Miami City Commission Agrees To Seaplane Base Expansion
  • ERAU WACO Vintage Restoration Project
  • Kevin Crowley Succeeding Mark Van Tine At Jeppesen
  • Another ADS-B Receiver Company Turns To Kickstarter
  • Man Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion, Flying Without A License

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