THANKS TO AVIATION VOLUNTEERS
In honor of the holiday,
AVweb's Mary Grady talks with Rol Morrow, chairman of the
Air Care Alliance and executive director of the Wolf Aviation Fund,
about all the ways volunteers contribute to aviation -- and how you can
thank them, or maybe become a volunteer yourself.
Click here to listen. (6.6 MB,
COLLISION LEGAL NIGHTMARE CONTINUES
A Brazil appeals court
has overturned a lower court ruling that cleared New York Time columnist
Joe Sharkey in a strange lawsuit resulting from his coverage of
the tragedy. In an interview with AVweb's Russ Niles, Sharkey
says he'll keep fighting, even if it means more late-night visits from
Brazilian-paid process servers.
Click here to listen. (11.2 MB,
WYRZYKOWSKI, PRESIDENT OF IMC CLUB, ON FLIGHT DATA
When the GA community learned this week that the FAA
plans to start charging fees and restrict access to digital aeronautical
data that is currently free, Radek Wyrzykowski quickly posted an
online petition at the White House web site to protest the change. He
explains to AVweb's Mary Grady how instrument flight instructors
and students would be affected by this restricted access.
Click here to listen. (8.1 MB,