Also: Spectra Reserves, Aero-Calendar, New Airman Standards, Spaceport America, Pointing Lasers, C-17 Training Network, Seaplane Sim
Supporters of the Santa Monica, California Airport have established an online campaign urging those concerned about a meeting between the City of Santa Monica and the FAA scheduled for July 8 to get involved by contacting members of the local Congressional delegation. The Santa Monica Airport Association has established a presence on the website One Click Politics with a form letter that will be sent automatically to the correct representative. It appears that Aspen Avionics is targeting the market of people who already have an avionics system they like but simply want to upgrade for ADS-B operation. Now, the Aspen ATX100 ADS-B transceiver interfaces with the Garmin GNS 430W and 530W series of GPS navigators. As it appears Congress is moving closer to proposing privatizing the air traffic control system and charging user fees, it’s not surprising that general aviation users are digging in and forming a line of defense. The NBAA is calling on its more than 10,000 Member Companies to make their voices heard in strong opposition to any legislative proposal that would strip congressional oversight of the nation’s air traffic control network in favor of a private entity funded through user fees. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 06.30.15 is chock full of info in this Daily news episode for Tuesday, June 30th, 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:
Santa Monica Airport Supporters Solicit Support From Pilots
Aspen Avionics’ ATX100 ADS-B Transceiver Available
NBAA Issues 'Call to Action' Against Proposed ATC Privatization, User Fees
Bulletin Issued For Spectra Reserve Ripcords
FAA Begins Planning Transition To New Airman Certification Standards
Spaceport America Experience Tour Opens
Coast Guard: Pointing Lasers At Responders Is Dangerous And Illegal
Boeing Completes Two-Decade Build Out Of C-17 Training Network
World’s First Full-Motion Seaplane Flight Simulator
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