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Airborne 05.12.17: Spirit TRO, Hoover Scholarship, New SecAF

Also: Airbus Aerial, JetSuiteX, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Boeing Airborne Networking, Air Wisconsin, Hawthorne Acquires

The U.S. District Court has granted a motion brought by Spirit Airlines for a Temporary Restraining Order and ordered a motion for a hearing for a Preliminary Injunction.  The action was brought against ALPA, the ALPA Master Executive Council of Spirit pilots and individual officers, members and committee members of the MEC.

Spirit claims to have commenced this action in order to protect its customers from further disruption due to what they termed to be an unlawful job action by Spirit pilots. The Citation Jet Pilots Owner Pilot Association has announced the four recipients of the 2017 Bob Hoover Presidential Scholarships, presented in partnership between CJP and the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation. In addition to receiving $25,000 each for continuing their aviation-related studies at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) on campuses in Prescott, AZ and Daytona Beach, FL, these exceptional students will also be introduced to a variety of important networking and mentoring opportunities through CJP to help guide them along their future career paths. Heather Wilson will be the next secretary of the Air Force, following her confirmation by the Senate May 8, 2017. Wilson is expected to be sworn in within a week. The daughter and granddaughter of aviators, Wilson is an instrument rated private pilot. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!

Airborne 05.12.17 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Friday, May 12th, 2017... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Hosts Brianne Cross, Christopher Odom, and Laura Hutson, and is supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalist Tom Patton, this episode covers:

  • Federal Court Grants Spirit Airlines Temporary Restraining Order
  • Citation Jet Pilots Association Announces 2017 Hoover Scholarship Recipients
  • Senate Confirms Wilson As Air Force Secretary
  • Airbus Creates New Commercial Drone Services Start-Up 'Airbus Aerial' 
  • JetSuiteX Donates Up To $25,000 In Flights To Angel Flight West
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Critical Design Review For AR1 Engine
  • Boeing Demos Airborne Networking System 
  • Air Wisconsin Announces Enhanced Industry-Leading Pilot Hiring Incentives
  • Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Acquires JetSun Aviaton Center FBO

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