Mon, Apr 14, 2014
The Learjet 85 aircraft has successfully completed its first flight that marks the start of the aircraft’s flight test program leading up to the first customer delivery.
The flight departed from Wichita-Mid Continent International Airport and lasted approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Once again the FAA has gone after drone flying as if they actually had regulations to control it. Only last month, an NTSB judge ruled that the FAA did not have control over drone flights because they have not gone through a regulatory process to control them. The Civil Aviation Medical Association (CAMA) representing doctors who perform FAA medical exams, are pushing back against proposed legislation that would do away with a requirement for a third class medical certificate for some pilots. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 04.11.14 is chock full of info in this thrice-weekly news period ending Friday, April 11th, 2014...
Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Ashley Hale, 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:
- 1st Flight: Bombardier’s Learjet 85
- FAA Grounds Non-commercial Search And Rescue UAV Flights
- Aviation Medical Community Opposes Third Class Medical Changes
- Mooney’s Rebirth -- An Update
- Barnstorming: Lessons From Lakeland
- Privately Owned Airport Comes Under Attempted Regulation By Municipality
- Solar Impulse 2: The Round-The-World Aircraft Is Completed
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