Also: SWAPA Files For NMB, XCOR Milestone, RV Video Tips, Levil's New APP, Ready For AirVenture?
In breaking news, ANN has learned that the upcoming regs for UAVs are likely to be highly restrictive. The rules would require commercial UAV operators to have a licence, and flights would be limited to under 400 feet during daylight hours only within sight of the person operating the aircraft. Additionally, all UAVs that weigh less than 55 pounds would be covered by the same set of rules. Sonex Aircraft, passed a major benchmark last week, as news was received from Christopher Madsen of Huntsville, Alabama that his AeroVee powered, Standard Gear Sonex flew for the first time on September 23rd. The addition of Chris's aircraft brings the company's database of completed and flown aircraft to 500 reported first flights! In order to facilitate movement in contract negotiations, the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) has filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 11.24.14 is chock full of info in this news period ending Monday, November 24th, 2014... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Ashley Hale, 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:
Sonex Aircraft Reaches Milestone
Southwest Pilots File For NMB Mediation
Trig Receives FAA AML For TT31 Installation In 650 Aircraft Types
XCOR Aerospace Announces Latest Milestone In ULA Program
AVW: GoPro Vibration Reduction for RV Aircraft
Levil Introduces New Flight Recording App
EAA Puts AirVenture Tickets On Sale For Next Summer
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