Official attendance numbers for AirVenture 2012 show the number of people through the turnstiles topped 500,000 ... but just barely. EAA president and CEO Rod Hightower said that 508,000 people attended the show adding, "That is a tremendous total considering the intensely hot weather, storms, and struggles in the overall economy."
The Ninety-Nines, an international organization of women licensed pilots, recently installed 71-year-old Martha Phillips of Newbury Park, CA as its latest International President. The FAA said Wednesday it will be issuing TFR’s in "support" of the Republican National Convention taking place later this month in Tampa, FL. The FAA says the restrictions are designed to provide a safe and secure environment for the event. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 08.03.12 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, August 3rd, 2012... 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 Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
Hightower says Airventure Solid
99s Install New President
FAA Readies TFRs For GOP Convention
FAA RTTF NPRM
10 yr Suborbital Study
Senate Panel Blocks EU-ETS
Barnstorming: Oshkosh 2012 Will Not Soon Be Forgotten...
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