Also: Airline Fees, Privateer, Annual Air Race Classic, India v AgustaWestland, Whirly Girls, ALPA
It appears that Washington State will remain the home of the 777X program. Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 751 in Puget Sound, District W-24 in Portland, and District 70 in Wichita, have confirmed that they have voted, by 51 to 49 percent, to accept an eight-year contract extension that assures the 777X airliner will be built in Puget Sound by IAM members. Dr. David Juwel, a regular contributor to ANN and a long-time advocate for greater expertise in sales and marketing for sport aviation companies, will be presenting a forum at the Sebring Sport Aviation Expo on Thursday, January 16th, 2014 in Forum Area 3, at 1045 ET. The Air Line Pilots Association, International, known as ALPA, issued a statement regarding the implementation by the FAA and DOT of FAR 117, the new science-based flight-time and duty-time regulation that went into effect on January 4th. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 01.07.14 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, January 7th, 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 Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
Close Vote--Boeing Machinists Accept 777X Proposal: 51-49%
ANN Offers Expert Guidance To Sebring Sport Aviation Expo
ALPA Supports Same Flight And Duty Rules For All Airline Pilots
Red Bull Air Race Announces Pylon Changes For 2014 Season
Airline Fee Increases Likely In 2014
Comp Air Aviation Teams With Privateer Industries
Female Pilots Ready To Race In Annual Air Race Classic
Evergreen International Airlines Moves Towards Voluntary Dissolution
AVW: Gooney Bird's LOW Pass
India Cancels Helicopter Contract With AgustaWestland
Whirly-Girls Says Membership Growing
Airborne Schedule Change Coming Up!!
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