The NBAA and the AOPA have joined in the filing a brief of amicus curiae supporting an FAA motion to dismiss the latest effort to close the historic airfield. Last October, Santa Monica officials filed a lawsuit maintaining the city never relinquished control over airport land when it leased the property to the United States government for use as a military airfield and manufacturing base ahead of World War II. For Aviation Journalist and experienced Test Pilot, Jim Campbell, little did he know that a chance meeting with revolutionary innovator, XPRIZE Founder Dr. Peter H Diamandis, would challenge him personally and professionally, and lead him to share the inspiring story of the XPRIZE and the extraordinary people and events that surrounded it. In the upcoming 160 page, lavishly illustrated, color photo-book documenting this amazing experience, Campbell’s “Beyond The Blue,” provides unparalleled access to one of the most extraordinary periods in man’s quest to reach for and beyond the stars. Sonex Aircraft, LLC is has announce a new purchase option for the SubSonex Personal Jet. Originally offered only as an Ultra-Quick Build Kit for Experimental Exhibition certification, customers will now have the option to choose between the original Exhibition kit, or a new Quick Build Kit option that is in compliance with Experimental/Amateur-Built standards. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 02.12.14 is chock full of info in this thrice-weekly news period ending Wednesday, February 12th, 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, Earl Downs, and Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
Alphabets Supporting FAA's Motion To Preserve Santa Monica Airport
‘Beyond The Blue’ -- Ultimate Insider’s Guide To The XPRIZE Revolution
E-AB Option Announced For SubSonex Jet
Eclipse 550 Auto Throttle, Anti-Skid Brake Systems Receive FAA STC
Aero-TV Classic: The Amazing Bud Granley
Glass Cockpit To Be Offered In Scott's Bell 47GT-6 Helicopter
FAA Certifies APB Split Scimitar Winglets
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