Also: Superscooper Sale, A380 Sales Slowing, Paul DeHerrera Promoted, Luigi Pascale, Alligators At OHare
New pilot training rules have been issued by the FAA that will affect pilots training for the Airline Transport Pilot certificate, and those pilots that are already employed by an airline. The final rule stems, in part, from the crash of Colgan Air 3407 in February 2009, and addresses a Congressional mandate in the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010. The private owners of Solberg Airport, a public-use airport, in Readington Township, New Jersey have been fighting an ongoing legal battle with the township board that is attempting to take over the airport through eminent domain laws. While the Township Committee says they want to preserve the airport in its current use, others say that the township has wanted to have the land and surrounding property for development for years. Bombardier has announced the sale and delivery of its 50th Bombardier 415 Superscooper firefighting aircraft -- purchased by a partnership led by Tenax Aerospace, will be used under contract to the United States Forest Service. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 11.08.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, November 8th, 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:
FAA Issues Final Rule On Pilot Training
Privately-Owned New Jersey Airport Faces Government Takeover
Bombardier Announces First US 'Superscooper' Aircraft Sale
LMC: Speed Is The New Stealth
Senators Demand Details Of Unwarranted Searches Of GA Aircraft
Airbus Struggles With A380 Orders
Paul DeHerrera Named CEO Of Universal Avionics
Barnstorming: OK... So Where Do We Go From Here?
Boeing Supporting Curtis-Taylor's S. Africa-To-UK Flight In Vintage Biplane
Professor Luigi Pascale Celebrates His 90th Birthday
Alligator Captured At Chicago's O'Hare International Airport
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