BOYER, FORMER PRESIDENT OF AOPA
Ten years ago this weekend,
general aviation was faced with an unprecedented challenge -- first, how
to get back in the air at all and then, how to cope with scores of new
regulations as the government struggled to minimize the threat of future
attacks. As president of AOPA, Phil Boyer was on the front lines
of holding back the restrictions and preserving our freedom to fly. He
talks with AVweb's Mary Grady about the events of September 11,
2011 and his assessment of how we're doing 10 years later.
Click here to listen. (13.6 MB,
TODAY, GONE NEXT WEEK
Black Rock City Municipal Airport
(88NV) is likely busier than most Nevada GA airports for the next week,
but after that it will be gone. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with
Dean Siracusa, the airport's communications director, about the
airport and the event it supports, Burning Man.
Click here to listen. (12.2 MB,
BOWLES, GAMA DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING
is ready to sit down with the light aircraft manufacturers and figure
out how to update Part 23, the standard that governs the design of
general aviation aircraft. Greg Bowles explains to AVweb's
Mary Grady how this process will work and what it all means to GA pilots
and aircraft buyers.
Click here to listen. (9.3 MB,