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====== Uncontrolled Airspace Episode #254 "Please Don't Cuss the Fiber Guys" ======
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This episode was recorded three weeks ago. It's posting was delayed so we could quickly publish our discussion of the Reno Tragedy. Alternate titles: "Turtle Catatonia", "A Herd of Turtles" Uncontrolled Airspace General Aviation Podcast. Recorded September 16, 2011
Recorded: Thu, 06 Oct 2011 16:00:00 -0400
[[http://uncontrolledairspace.com/eps/UCAP254.mp3|Direct link]] to mp3 audio file of show (right-click to download/save).
===== Show Notes =====
Tarmac Terrapins Terminate Takeoffs [[http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/29/turtles-force-runway-closure-at-kennedy-airport/|Turtles close a Runway at JFK]]
//Intros and Chit-Chat//
FAA Reauthorization A good idea whose time has come - and come - and...
FAA Thread I: [[http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jHR3PM-58e_93LmFo5R95o0kAyrA?docId=12926644d9e04d959ee2c8f6e93ba780|Shutdown averted.]] Again.
FAA Thread II:[[http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/aviation/181359-house-passes-short-term-funding-for-faa-highways-|Transportation groups declare victory]]
FAA Thread III: [[http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/senate-leaders-reach-deal-to-avert-another-faa-shutdown/2011/09/15/gIQAzpOeVK_story.html|Bikepath to progress...]]
Black Hat [[http://www.aero-news.net/EmailArticle.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=5d661d9d-9458-4f8a-9934-ef9761ee2850|Cyber UAVs coming to a neighborhood near you...]]
Remote Towers: Save $$ by [[http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/2002-full.html#205327|consolidating services for smaller airports?]]
ATC Training under scrutiny. Are outsourced training, contract shenanigans leading to rise in controller errors?
Uncharted and Unbuilt Discussion of towers not charted, and charted towers not present.
UPOTW (Unknown plane of the Week, of course!)
Jack asks: [[http://www.navy.mil/view_single.asp?id=107088|What's this plane?]]
Great info on [[http://jsc-aircraft-ops.jsc.nasa.gov/wb57/|NASA's WB-57 High Altitude Research page]]
Supersonic Effort A [[http://www.saveconcordegroup.co.uk/news/concorde-g-boac-comes-alive-again/|UK-based group wants to bring a Concorde back to life.]]
Light Enforcement [[http://www.wired.com/autopia/2011/09/california-sheriff-adds-light-sport-airplane-to-fleet/|California Sherriff adds LSA to fleet]]
Confederate Air Force? Civil War-era [[http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44493804/ns/technologyandscience-science/t/plans-confederate-flying-machine-are-sale/#.Tm-EX-yVArs|plans for flying machine up for sale]]
Flying Private [[http://www.justluxe.com/lifestyle/aircraft/feature-1641191.php|can be good for business]] - but we knew that!
On the Wings of Dreams - [[http://www.justluxe.com/lifestyle/aircraft/feature-1641191.php|watch the trailer for Detlef and Lilian's documentary video]]
[[http://www.berzflighttraining.com/|Berz Aviation]] at [[http://www.airnav.com/airport/57D|Ray Community Airport]] (home of [[http://www.acrocamp.com/|AcroCamp 2]])
[[http://www.claylacy.com/|Clay Lacy]] - being [[http://www.kansasaviationmuseum.org/kam_view.php?g=18194&c=154|inducted into the Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame]]
Guest Disclaimer: Michael Clark
Closing Theme: "Sledgeflattener", Thomas Dolby
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