Also: UTC Cuts, FAA Penalties, Embraer, More NBAA, AW119, Eurocopter AD, Cool City, More TSA Nonsense
ANN broke some major news earlier in the week with the announcement that Rod Hightower had stepped down as the Boss at EAA... now ANN presents excerpts of an intriguing interview with the man chosen to guide the EAA transition -- Jack Pelton. If you're traveling to NBAA 2012 on Monday, Brace Yourself! One of the presidential candidates has decided to make a timely swing through Orlando on Monday and you know what that means! The FAA has already given notice that a VIP TFR will be in place just as many of you will be arriving for the NBAA convention. You gotta love it when a plan comes together. After one year of turning students into Private Pilots for a flat fee of $9500, Redbird Flight Simulation’s Skyport reports their experiment in simulator-based training is working. At its Migration Flight Training Conference this week, Redbird announced the school has graduated 20 Private Pilots, as well as completed 18 instrument ratings, one multi-engine rating and one instrument instructor certificate. It took an average of 38 flight hours to complete the private pilot rating, which is less than two-thirds the national average. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 10.26.12 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, October 26th, 2012... 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:
Barnstorming: A Chat With Jack Pelton
Proposed VIP TFR May Interrupt NBAA
Sim-Based Training Works!
Redbird Unveils Home Sim
UTC Cuts Sales Forecast
FAA Seeks Penalties at 3 CA repair Stations
Embraer to display Legacy 450 at NBAA
ANN at NBAA
New AW119 Helo unveiled in Seattle
E-AD for Eurocopters
Cool City Announces Dealer Network
Military Spouse Stuck in the Middle
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