Also: Boeing's 787-9 Demo, Hartzell's TBM Wonder-Prop, More Santa Monica Maneuvering, Garmin Global Pilot, Even More TSA Stupidity
Greg Koontz has been named the recipient of this year’s Bill Barber Award for Showmanship, according to World Airshow News, and will be presented with the award in front of his peers at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on Tuesday, July 29, at Theater in the Woods. The European Space Agency’s (ESA) spaceplane will showcase re-entry technologies after its unconventional launch from Kourou in French Guiana on a Vega rocket this November. Instead of heading north into a polar orbit, as on previous flights, Vega will head eastwards and release the spaceplane into a suborbital path reaching all the way to the Pacific Ocean. The great majority of model aircraft flyers belong to an organization known as the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). This organization has supported responsible RC flyers for years in operating their aircraft sensibly. However, outside this organization are rogues that are causing trouble for responsible flyers. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 07.21.14 is chock full of info about the news period ending Monday, July 21st, 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:
Greg Koontz To Receive 2014 Bill Barber Award For Showmanship
ESA's Spaceplane Set For Flight
FAA Rules Interpretation Will Hurt Model Aircraft Flyers
AVW: Boeing Preps the 787-9 Dreamliner for Farnborough
Hartzell’s 5-Blade Swept Prop For TBM 700/850 A Popular Retrofit
Santa Monica Residents To Have A Say In Airport's Fate
Garmin Pilot Goes Global
TSA Agent Detains Passenger With Valid Washington D.C. Driver's License
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