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April 23, 2013

Florida Governor Urges President Obama To Avoid FAA Furloughs

Letter To The President Expresses Concern For State's Tourism Industry

It's no secret that Florida depends on tourism for a great deal of its state revenue, and millions of those tourists arrive and depart on commercial airliners. So when the President of the United States, the Secretary of Transportation, and the FAA administrator warn of "significant delays" and other problems in air travel due to the furloughs of air traffic controllers, it only makes sense that the Governor of the state would push back.

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Pipistrel Virus-SW Making Flight Over The North Pole

Matevž Lenarcic Recording Black Carbon Readings Over The Arctic Region

Experienced long distance pilot, biologist and photographer Matevž Lenarcic is off again on another adventure. Flying a Pipistrel Virus SW aircraft he plans to record black carbon readings over the Arctic. Matevž  departed Monday, and his route of flight will take him from Slovenia to the North Pole, crossing from Europe to Canada and back.

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Airborne 04.23.13: 787 Approvals, Antares Lifts Off, New Citation X

Also: Dayton Nixes Hiroshima Reenactment, Boeing Adjusts 747-8 Production, Idaho Hang-Gliders, USPA Opposes User Fees

The FAA took the next step in returning the Boeing 787 to flight last Friday by approving Boeing's design modifications for the 787 battery system. This week, the FAA will issue instructions to operators for making those changes and will publish in the Federal Register the final directive that will allow the 787 to return to service. Sunday evening saw Orbital Sciences Corporation achieve another significant milestone in NASA's plan to rely on American companies to launch supplies and astronauts to the International Space Station, with the successful first launch of the Antares rocket. The first production unit of the new Citation X (TEN) has been rolled out at C

House Transportation Committee Chair Blasts FAA Cuts

Says Agency's Management Of Sequestration Cuts Is Politically Motivated

The announced breakdown of the five percent cut in the budget of the FAA due to sequestration hasn't been particularly well accepted by several people, among them the chair of the House Transportation Committee which oversees the agency.

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USAF General, Wife Fatally Injured In Private Plane Accident

Cessna 210 Went Down On Approach In Williamsburg, VA

Maj. Gen. Joseph D. Brown IV and his wife, Sue S. Brown, were fatally injured April 19, when the Cessna 210 he was piloting went down in Williamsburg, VA. General Brown has been the commandant of The Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy in Washington D.C. since October 2010.

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