Aircraft from around Florida will participate in a Small
Aircraft Transportation System (SATS) demonstration October 28th,
an event that will kickoff the Community Air Service Initiative
(CASI). The aircraft will fly to various initial destinations and
then all converge at Sebring airport for a High Volume Operation
technology demonstration. Various SATS technologies will be on
display at Sebring which will also be hosting the US Sport Aviation
It could very well be the most exciting air race around -- the
Red Bull Air Race in Hungary. Eight of the world’s finest
aerobatic pilots flew across downtown Budapest Thursday and Friday
-– over the Danube and right past the Parliament –- in
a breathtaking competition with one another and against the clock.
Flying the track between Budapest’s Chain and Margaret
bridges, the aerobatic aircraft reached speeds of up to 400 kph.
The winner: Kirby Chambliss, USA, second ranked Klaus Schrodt, GER
and third place for the local hero Peter Besenyei.