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The Aircraft Electronics Association announced its third quarter Avionics Market Report for this year. In the months of July, August and September 2013, total worldwide avionics sales amounted to more than $1.72 billion, as reported by the 20 aviation electronics manufacturers participating in the report. The FAA, which many industry insiders claim is out of control already due to other issues, is preparing new guidelines for its medical examiners that could disqualify many pilots because of their Body Mass Index, also known as BMI. Neck size is an indicator that the body mass index may exceed FAA limits. Ralph Acs, VP and General Manager, Learjet, Bombardier Business Aircraft said, “We are delighted to have received FAA certification for the first Learjet 75 business jet. This jet is clearly a leader among its peers.” All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 11.22.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, November 22nd, 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:
AEA Announces 3Q/13 Avionics Market Results
More Med Scrutiny: FAA To Begin Examining Body Mass Index For Pilot Candidates
FAA Certifies Learjet 75
Boeing Launches 777X With Record-Breaking Orders And Commitments
Pilot Who Landed On PA Turnpike Hit With Big Bill
Airliner Down In Tatarstan, 50 On Board Fatally Injured
NASA Launches Mission To Study Upper Atmosphere Of Mars
FAA 'Certifies' American Legend ‘Super Legend’
Pilot Shortage Is Already A Reality In Some Sectors
Rep. Waxman Urges NTSB To Step Up Santa Monica Accident Investigation
Search Is On For 777X Manufacturing Site
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