The EAA Aeromedical Advisory Council (AAC) advises the FAA to
focus its resources on the large backlog of special issuance cases
instead of conducting a proposed survey to see if airmen are
satisfied with the quality of service they receive from the
Aerospace Medical Certification Division (AMCD).
New Mexico's Personal Spaceflight EXPO Kicks Off October
The X PRIZE Foundation is pleased to announce that E-Tickets for
the Countdown to the X Prize Cup are now available for purchase
from the official website www.xpcup.com. The
event will take place Sunday October 9th from 1100 to 1700 at the
Las Cruces International Airport in southern New Mexico.
General Aviation Time Share Program Expands To FMY
Time Pieces says it's bringing "Stick 'n Rudder" flying to Page
Field (FMY) in Ft. Myers, Florida. Created to provide tailwheel
aircraft availability to a large group of people by eliminating the
hassles of sole ownership, Time Pieces will expand its franchise
program into Florida this summer.
One of the original Tuskegee Airmen will headline a Minnesota
Twins Salute to World War II veterans Wednesday, Sept. 7th, at the
Metrodome. Dr. Harold Brown, Lt Col USAF (Ret.), of Minneapolis,
was among the nearly 1,000 young black men who fought both racial
prejudice and the German Luftwaffe as a pilot in the famed 332nd
fighter group, known for its trademark "Red Tails."
"[Boeing's best and last contract offer to machinists was] an
insulting, take-away, job-stealing offer."
Source: Mark Blondin, president of District 751 of
the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,
at a strike meeting in the Seattle area Thursday night. He was
quoted by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. The rank and file agreed,
86-percent of them voting to walk off the job. Commercial aircraft
production at Boeing, which is seeing the best year for new
aircraft sales since 2001, has now ground to a halt.