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ANN's CEO and Editor-in-Chief Jim Campbell was granted one of the first in-depth interviews with Mr. Baker who has been on the job for less than a month. In preparation for this opportunity we asked you - our readers and listeners, what questions you would ask if you were one-on-one with the new AOPA Top Gun. Your replies numbered in the many hundreds -- completing a document of nearly 30,000 words. In the conversation that follows, the questions asked are YOURS - the answers are Mr. Baker's. Here now is Part 1 of our ANN Special Report... As Congress dithers about the federal budget, and in anticipation of cuts to the FAA, stakeholders are again starting to talk about removing the U.S. Air Traffic Control system from government control, and moving it to private or semi-private management. With its claim of being the only operational vehicle capable of taking significant amounts of cargo both to and from the International Space Station, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft is already a critical piece of the American space program. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 09.27.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, September 27th, 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:
A Conversation with AOPA President and CEO Mark Baker, Part 1
Privatization Talk Reappears
SpaceX Ramps Up Production Of Dragon Spacecraft
Eclipse Aerospace To Unveil The Eclipse 550 Jet
NAA Squanders Opportunity To Honor Bob Hoover
Congrats to Ashley and Jordan On Their Marriage!
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