Links to our favorite articles from the past week in aviation news.
According to Flying Magazine: “Nearly three-quarters of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) members who answered the organization’s survey at AirVenture 2016, voted in favor of allowing technically advanced aircraft (TAAs) to be substituted for the complex aircraft currently required to complete the practical portion of a commercial pilot or certified flight instructor check ride.”
“Texas Air Shuttle, a Houston company offering an all-you-can-fly membership service that falls somewhere between commercial and private, launched its inaugural flights Thursday morning after months of regulatory delays.”
India is among the fastest growing global aviation markets and India’s civil aviation minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju mentioned last year that their goal is enact policy to make ‘open skies’ more accessible.
“The facility of flying should not be restricted to only the privileged people in the country. We should put policies in place so that flying becomes affordable and reaches the masses,” said Raju.
Rebecca Kleefisch writes about the booming aviation and aerospace industry in Wisconsin.
Since 2013 Wisconsin exports in the aviation/aerospace sector are up 30%.
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