Also: Russian 'Bear' For Sale, Project Morpheus, Bahamas Jacks Prices On GA, AC/DC Drummer Keeps Ticket
This year’s Women in Aviation Conference, the 25th such event, was to all appearances, well-attended, empowering, successful and even more diverse than the organization’s name suggests. The 10,000 member strong organization, under the direction of Dr. Peggy Chabrian, has grown from a handful of women attending an inaugural Arizona event 25 years ago to an international gathering (nearly 200 visitors from Nigeria, alone...) that attracts thousands of people (of both genders), annually. Last week National Transportation Safety Board Judge Patrick Geraghty ruled that commercial use of UAV’s is not illegal. Geraghty found that no laws ban commercial drone use and that commercial drone use is not in violation of FAA regulations. Robinson R22 and R44 helicopter owners are now allowed a time between overhaul (TBO) for their Lycoming engines of 2,200 hours. This is an increase of 200 hours from the original 2,000 hour TBO. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 03.10.14 is chock full of info in this thrice-weekly news period ending Monday, March 10th, 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, Earl Downs, and Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
Women In Aviation Convention Ends on High Notes/Numbers
Drone Pilot Beats FAA In Court
Robinson Heli TBO Extension
Russian 'Bear' Being Auctioned On eBay
AVW: Project Morpheus Free Flight 8
Bahamas Ditches Private Pilot's Bill Of Rights
AC/DC Drummer Allowed To Renew Pilot Certificate
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