Also: More DA40s!, SpaceX Tests Draco, NATA Hates Legal Abuse, AEA Talks Rotors, Schumer Hates Helo's, Global's CH11, and M.I.T. In Space!!!
Whew... we thought it might never happen... but the FAA funding bill, a REAL funding bill is on its way to the President's desk where we expect he may actually sign the thing. After years of politics and infighting, the FAA has a smoother multi-year ride ahead of it in which to put forth an agenda that many suggest is getting a little long in the tooth... but better late than never, we suppose. On other fronts, times are a little difficult for HBC as CEO Bill Boisture gets replaced and Sierra-Nevada responds with some fighting words over their protest of the LAS decision-m,aking process. Boeing has some delamination issues to work out, but