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Airborne 04.22.24: Rotor X Worsens, Airport Fees 4 FNB?, USMC Drone Pilot

Also: EP Systems' Battery, Boeing SAF, Repeat TBM 960 Order, Japan Coast Guard H225 Buy

Despite nearly 100 complaints totaling millions of dollars of potential fraud, combined with employees who claim to have been defrauded, numerous false statements, aand an attempt at a bankruptcy that failed; the Rotor X situation continues to decline. 

Rotor X STILL claims to be reorganizing and entertaining offers from investors -- but this is a well-worn excuse that has been utilized numerous times without fruition. The Fernandina Beach Florida Municipal Airport (FNB) is considering implementing an automated aircraft landing fee system proposed by Airport Director Sam Carver -- one that could have a decidedly negative effect on GA In the area. This initiative, aimed at generating additional revenue, is primarily focused on funding essential maintenance projects, including a $4 million runway refurbishment. Major Shane Gentry, a third-generation Marine and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) pilot, was recently named the 2024 Marine Aviator of the Year, a distinguished accolade traditionally reserved for pilots of manned aircraft. This historic recognition marks the first time a drone pilot has been honored with the prestigious Alfred A. Cunningham Award. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne-Unlimited!!!

Airborne 04.22.24 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Monday, April 22nd, 2024... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Holland Lee. Holland is supported by ANN Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, as well as ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell. This episode covers:

  • Believe it Or Not, Rotor X Situation Gets Worse
  • Fernandina Beach Airport Eyes Automated Landing Fees to Target Flt Training 
  • Drone Pilot is Marine Corps' Top 'Aviator of the Year'
  • EP Systems' Battery Offers 90 Minutes of Flight Time with 1/2-Hr Quick Charge
  • Boeing Grabs Almost 10 Million Gallons of Blended SAF for In-House Ops
  • Daher Celebrates Repeat TBM 960 Order at AERO Friedrichshafen  
  • Japan Coast Guard Expands Airbus H225 Fleet to 18

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