Also: Aerion Takes Orders, API Partner EAA, 'Fly Along' Case Resolved, BASE Jump Tragedy, Electromagnetic Catapult, Gulfstream G650ER, Piper M500
With the FAA still stuck in the mud of its own bureaucracy trying to develop UAV regulations, and sans a cohesive application of policy, we now have… ‘Unauthorized photography’…being charged as a way to stop a UAV operator. A newspaper wanting to get photographs of solar panels atop the roof of a Veterans Administration hospital in Louisiana figured using a UAV would be the perfect way to get the job done. The Helicopter Association International and six other aviation associations sent a strongly worded letter to the chairman and ranking member of the House Committee of Veterans Affairs, urging their committee to reject a bill that would impose a detrimentally low cap on Veterans Administration funding for college flight training degree programs for veterans. It’s been reported that the global fleet of over 1,300 Pilatus PC-12 aircraft have reached a major milestone by compiling five million flight hours since the first aircraft was delivered in October, 1994. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 05.21.15 is chock full of info in this Daily news episode for Thursday, May 21st, 2015... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Brianne Cross, 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:
Man Accused Of 'Unlawful Photography' For UAV Images
HAI, Other Aviation Associations Fight To Preserve Veterans’ Benefits
Pilatus Puts Five Millionth Hour In The PC-12’s Logbook
Aerion Opens Order Book, Sets Price For AS2 SSBJ
Aero-Community Update: EAA
Las Vegas Police Captain Involved In Rock Star 'Fly Along' Reinstated
Two Fatally Injured BASE Jumping In California
Navy Announces Successful Test Of Electromagnetic Catapult On CVN 78
Gulfstream G650ER Continues Record Run
First Piper M500 Sold In Europe
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