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Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 Introduced

Publication: GENERAL AVIATION NEWS
Publication Date: 2015-02-26

The Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBOR 2), legislation to expand the third class medical exemption for recreational pilots and broaden the protections provided in the original Pilot’s Bill of Rights signed into law in 2012, was introduced today in both the Senate and the House of Representatives.


Manchin Introduces “Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2”

Publication: SENATOR JOE MANCHIN
Publication Date: 2015-02-26

Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) introduced the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBOR 2), legislation to expand the 3rd class medical exemption for recreational pilots and broaden the protections provided in the original Pilot’s Bill of Rights signed into law in 2012.


Medical Reform Bills Introduced in House and Senate

Publication: FLYING MAGAZINE
Publication Date: 2015-02-26
Publication Author: Stephen Pope

Dubbed “The Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2,” new measures introduced last night in the House and Senate would allow private pilots to no longer hold a third class medical certificate for noncommercial VFR and IFR flights in aircraft weighing up to 6,000 pounds with up to six seats.


General Aviation Month

Publication: GAZETTE-TRIBUNE
Publication Date: 2015-02-26
Publication Author: Gary DeVon

After discussing the Airport Request for Qualifications update given by Denney, the council called for a roster of Engineering services be updated.


Tahlequah Remains Hub for Business Aircraft

Publication: TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS
Publication Date: 2015-02-26
Publication Author: Josh Newton

Sales of aviation and jet fuel at the Tahlequah Regional Business Airport fell about $23,500 shy of projections during the 2013-’14 fiscal year, and much of the drop is a result of corporations nixing their use of private jets.


Aviation System Modernization: Let’s Get the Facts Straight

Publication: THE HILL
Publication Date: 2015-02-26
Publication Author: Ed Bolen

In a recent opinion piece published by The Hill (Corporate welfare at 30,000 feet), the author tried using a sensationalist appeal, and largely unfounded claims, to disparage those who rely on small, “general aviation” aircraft, as Congress takes up an important debate over FAA reauthorization and the future of the nation’s aviation system.


Helitech Opens its Door to the Up-and-Coming

Publication: AIN ONLINE
Publication Date: 2015-02-26
Publication Author: Thierry Dubois

The organizers of the Helitech International show will be at Heli-Expo to promote the 2015 edition of the event, which will take place at the ExCel London exhibition center from October 6 to 8. For the first time, Helitech will feature a “Learning and Skills Zone,” located on the exhibit floor.


Police Rescue Video Shows Incredible Views of Snowy Red Rock

Publication: LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
Publication Date: 2015-02-25

Metro’s helicopter rescue of three snowed in hikers at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area on Monday turned out well in two ways: The hikers were fine, and the video made for some incredible views.


Neptune Aviation Floats New Approach to Business Charter Flight

Publication: KPAX 8
Publication Date: 2015-02-25
Publication Author: Dennis Bragg

Missoula’s Neptune Aviation is trying a different approach with a portion of its charter air service, deciding to market one of its planes to “memberships” for business class travelers.


WHO WE ARE: Goshen’s Municipal Airport has a Significant Impact on Local Economy

Publication: GOSHEN NEWS
Publication Date: 2015-02-25
Publication Author: Sheila Selman

Planes buzz over Goshen’s skies every day almost unnoticed. Almost. When a DC-9 lands at Goshen Municipal Airport, it gains some attention. So does the Goodyear blimp and military jets. But for the most part, the approximately 26,424 landings and takeoffs a year at the airport are as noticeable as a contrail on a cloudy day.


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