Also: AA MD-80s, A320 Birdstrike, SWA Picketed, Randy Babbitt, STEREO Mission, Prince Harry v Poachers, ANA Dreamliners
August 29 is a big day as it relates to recreational and non-recreational small, remotely controlled, aerial vehicles as the new FAR 107 is being implemented. Let’s take a quick look at how all of this is affecting commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles - and recreational use of all sorts of remote-controlled aircraft. Recreational RC flyers have previously operated under an FAA advisory circular and a public law describing what they can and cannot do as hobbyists. Now, the advisory circular and the public law still exists, but FAR 101 has been rewritten to also include the definition of recreational flying as a new regulation. The spirit of general aviation can shine brightly when needed, as such is the case with individuals in general aviation taking things in their own hands to help provide flood relief on the Gulf Coast. A group of pilots from Gulf Coast Aviation operating out of New Orleans' Lakefront Airport flew some $300 in emergency supplies to Ryan Airport in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to assist with flood relief efforts. If owning your own space station is on your bucket list, things are looking up! With NASA looking beyond Low Earth Orbit towards the moon, Mars and asteroids, it is very unlikely that it will continue to operate the International Space Station beyond 2024. So what does a federal agency do with an aging orbiting laboratory? All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 08.29.16 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Monday, August 29th, 2016... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Hosts Brianne Cross and Christopher Odom, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Earl Downs, this episode covers:
August 29 Is A Big Day In The World Of sUAS Operations
Makeshift Airlift Helps Louisiana Flood Victims
For Sale? One Space Station, High Miles
American Airlines Sends 20 MD-80 Airliners To The Boneyard
AVW: Airbus A320 - Birdstrike near 50ft - COCKPIT VIEW
Southwest Airlines Pilots Picket At Love Field Airport
Randy Babbitt Announces Retirement From Southwest Airlines
NASA Establishes Contact With STEREO Mission
Prince Harry Helps Thwart Elephant Poachers In Africa
ANA Cancels Some Dreamliner Flights
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