Also: Shuster/Hart Address NBAA, Gogo Means Business, BBJ Maxes Out, Hartzell Pulls Its Weight
The NBAA Opening General Session featured two well-known names from Washington. Representative Bill Shuster, who chairs the House Transportation Committee, and Acting NTSB Chair Christopher Hart were the keynote speakers for the opening general session Tuesday morning. Shuster said that the he has already begun the process of crafting a new FAA reauthorization bill … which he says should be “transformational” with a goal of easing the regulatory burden on the industry. While much of the news at NBAA is about mid-size and large business aircraft, there is a very distinct niche for smaller BizJets … including the Very-Light-Jets. One of the major players in that segment of the industry is Eclipse Aerospace. ANN Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell talked Tuesday with Eclipse Aerospace CEO Mason Holland about how the E550 is helping revitalize that segment of the market. Williams International has announced that customers enrolled in its Total Assurance Program, known as TAP, for engine maintenance will benefit from extended intervals between major periodic inspections. The extension allows all FJ44 models to match the latest FJ44-4 engine overhaul interval of 5000 hours. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 10.21.14 is chock full of info in this Daily NBAA2014 news period ending Tuesday, October 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:
NBAA Opening Session: Rep. Shuster
NBAA Opening Session: Acting NTSB Chair Hart
Eclipse Program Update
Williams International Extends TBO Of All FJ44 Models To 5000 Hours
GoGo Gets Down To Business
BBJ Gets Maxed Out
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