Also: Golden Knights, Beechcraft Update, More Sleep Apnea BS, 787-9 Progress, P-40B Returns, Launch Complex 39A
When astronaut Gene Cernan heard about a petition established on the White House 'We the People' website by a six-year-old boy who hopes to increase funding for NASA ... he just had to pick up the phone. It’s reported that Connor Johnson got the call last Wednesday. Cernan said by way of introduction, "I'm an astronaut. This is Gene Cernan calling. I'm the last person to have walked on the moon." The launch of the 2014 Red Bull World Championship has seen a host of modifications to the rules and regulations. Along with the standardized racing engines comes a similar amendment for the propellers. The FAA has revised its advisory circular providing guidance for airman applicants, training organizations, designated examiners, and aviation safety inspectors in determining English language skills currently required for airman certification. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 12.17.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, December 17th, 2013... 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:
Gene Cernan Calls Boy Who Established White House Petition For NASA
Standardized Propellers For Red Bull Racers Get Go-Ahead
FAA Revises Advisory Circular On English Proficiency
Golden Knights Awarded Soldiers Medal
Beechcraft Hopes To Close Sale Of Jet Business By Year's End
FAA Will Fast Track Sleep Apnea Policy
Boeing: 787-9 Entering New Phase Of Flight Testing
AVW: R/C Aircraft Carrier
Curtiss P-40B Warhawk To Return To The U.S.
Talks Between Boeing, IAM Collapse
GAO Rebuffs Blue Origin's Launch Complex 39A Protest
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