A Federal Judge has ruled in favor of the position advocated by the Federal Aviation Administration, namely that Santa Monica city’s challenge to the FAA requirement that Santa Monica Airport continue to be a publicly-accessible airport was untimely, and dismissed the case. The 600th airplane from Pipistrel's Sinus and Virus family of aircraft has been completed and rolled out of the company's production facility. Pipistrel has produced, together with other aircraft models and powered hang-gliders, well over 1200 different aircraft. The rejection of a 10-year contract by the American Eagle pilot's Master Executive Council (MEC) leaves the main airline with "no choice but to begin looking for another regional carrier," according to a letter sent to all Eagle employees. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 02.17.14 is chock full of info in this thrice-weekly news period ending Monday, February 17th, 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:
Santa Monica Airport Safe... For Now
American Eagle Shops Regional Carriers Following Union Vote
Pipistrel Completes 600th Aircraft From The Sinus/Virus Family
ANN Brings Industry Experts To Annual Aero-TV LIVE Coverage of AEA2014
AVW: Shotgun Start For A Wildcat
Union Says Lack Of Pay And Respect Leading To Pilot Shortage
FAA Grounds Valentine's Flower Delivery Express UAV
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