Also: Schiaparelli Probe, Spirit Of Aviation, Bell 429, Commuter Craft, Master Pilot Award, Predator B, Space Debris
A new study released by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University finds that most complaints about airport noise come from only a handful of people, and that the balance between noise abatement and the economic benefits of an airport has been heavily tilted towards those who complain. After an evaluation of noise complaint data from a selection of U.S. airports to quantify opposition to airport noise, researchers say that the source of airport noise complaints is often highly concentrated in a few dedicated complainers. The Textron AirLand privately developed Scorpion Jet has successfully completed its first weapons exercise at White Sands Missile Range. The weapons system design, integration and flight test coordination for all three weapon types were achieved in an impressive time span of less than three months. The Academy of Model Aeronautics announced they have joined in a partnership with UAV Ground School to offer Academy members a $75 discount towards FAA Part 107 test preparation. The new FAA part 107 regulations cover the non-hobby and non-recreational use of small unmanned aerial systems. These regulations require that anyone operating a sUAS for other than hobby and recreational purposes must hold a remote pilot certificate. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 10.24.16 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Monday, October 24th, 2016... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Hosts Brianne Cross and Christopher Odom, 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:
Report: Most Airport Noise Complaints Come From A Few PeopleFirst Weapons Capability Exercise Conducted For Scorpion Jet
AMA Now Offering 107 Remote Pilot Test Preparation
Mars Landing Of ESA Schiaparelli Probe Uncertain
AVW: Take Flight with Commuter Craft
Spirit Of Aviation Mobile Experience Debuts At NBAA
Bell 429 Featured In 'The Horn' TV Series
Two Greenville County, SC Residents Earn Wright Brothers’ Master Pilot Award
DHS Fields New Automatic Takeoff And Landing Capability For Predator B Fleet
Space Debris Telescope Transferred To USAF
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