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It won't be long before the ability to operate an unmanned aerial vehicle will become an in-demand skill for college graduates ... and several colleges and universities are not waiting for the FAA to make up its mind about how it is going to proceed. Jobs could range from drone delivery services to journalism and real estate. A report last year from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International predicts that UAVs could be directly or indirectly accountable for as many as 100,000 new jobs by 2025. A NIMBY/community group in Bucks County, Pennsylvania has filed a lawsuit naming the FAA, the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Frontier Airlines as defendants citing noise from airplanes flying over their homes. The suit claims that the FAA did not complete a comprehensive environmental analysis before authorizing commercial passenger service at Trenton Mercer Airport. Hartzell Propeller Inc. has been selected by John Klatt Airshows as the propeller technical partner for upcoming air show demonstrations featuring the Jack Link's ‘Screamin' Sasquatch Jet Waco. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 05.28.14 is chock full of info in this thrice-weekly news period ending Wednesday, May 28th, 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 Earl Downs, this episode covers:
Employers Will Be Looking For Students With 'Drone' Skills
PA Community Group Sues Over Airplane Noise
Hartzell Provides Propeller, Support For 'Screamin’ Sasquatch'
Yeager Settles With Law Firm Over Unpaid Bills
Classic Aero-TV: No Longer A Science Project - GWI's Electric eSpyder SportPlane Kit
AirLand Scorpion To Make International Debut
'Space' May Be Semantics For Virgin Galactic Passengers
Australia Report Near Collision Between Dash-8, UAV
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