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====== Uncontrolled Airspace Episode #219 "The Big A's" ======
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Happy New Year to all from the entire UCAP Gang.
Recorded: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 19:00:00 -0500
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===== Show Notes =====
Light Sport with a Badge [[http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20101222/NEWS01/12220328/1006/news01/Palm+Bay+police+paraglider+unit+plans+to+expand|Palm Bay Police Paraglider Unit]]
Journalism Gem [[http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/plane-crash-lands-in-backyard-near-sydney-20101223-195y2.html|Australian article]] "plummets to a crash-landing"
Intros and Chit-Chat
Bahama Bound U.S. Sport Pilots [[http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/1798-full.html#203840|now allowed to fly in the Bahamas]]
Clear Interpretation FAA [[http://www.aopa.org/advocacy/articles/2010/101220FAAclarificationonletterof_interpretation.html?|clarifies it's letter of interpretation]] on use of instrument time towards commercial rating
The Plane in Maine Alan Klapmeier's [[http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/bizav/1797-full.html#203822|Kestrel Aircraft makes progress at former Brunswick NAS]]
Aussie Spits! [[http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2010/12/20/australia-aircraft-makers-moves-to-cisco.html|Australian company to open branch in Texas]] to build replica Spitfires
Wichita Boomerang [[http://www.bizjournals.com/wichita/blog/2010/12/cessna-moving-avcorp-work-back-in-house.html|Cessna to bring work back in house]] (from Canadian contractor Avcorp)
Citizen Plane [[http://www.rockdalecitizen.com/newtonnews/headlines/Airportnowundercitycontrol_112291259.html|Community fires FBO, takes control of airport -]] a good thing?
FAA Reauthorization [[http://www.aopa.org/advocacy/articles/2010/101221shorttermfaareauthorizationpushedto2011.html?WT.mc_id=ebrief|punted once again, short term funding passed]]
Wright B [[http://www.aopa.org/aircraft/articles/2010/101221newwrightBmodelflying.html?WT.mcid=101224epilot&WT.mcsect=gan|replica flying to support aviation heritage efforts]]
NTSB more proactive, [[http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203568004576044043406757986.html?mod=dist_smartbrief|seeks to focus on accident prevention]]
Cirrus Safety [[http://www.generalaviationnews.com/?p=33640&utmsource=twitterfeed&utmmedium=twitter|Cirrus gets nod on new safety features]]
To all manufacturer wannabes: Luscombe 11E Type Cert. up for bid
[[http://www.generalaviationnews.com/?p=23868|GA News Story]]
Guest Disclaimer: Michael Clark
Closing Theme: "Sledgeflattener", Thomas Dolby
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