Hinton awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

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HOUSTON  — Steve Hinton was named the recipient of the 2014 Lloyd P. Nolen Lifetime of Achievement in Aviation by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) 30th Annual Wings Over Houston Airshow.

In addition to performing in a North American F-86F Sabre, America’s first swept wing fighter jet, Hinton serves as president of the Planes of Fame Air Museum and is the owner of the aircraft restoration company Fighter Rebuilders.

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Wanted: Engineering Test Pilot in Kansas for Bombardier

Bombardier Aerospace is looking for an engineering test pilot who will be responsible for conducting test operations on aerospace vehicles for the purpose of research, development and certification. Among the list of qualifications are three years of flight test experience (or equivalent) and an ability and willingness to work with irregular hours and work days. Learn more and apply for this role here.

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SMO vote disappointing to GA advocates

A city sponsored ballot initiative — Measure LC — has passed in Santa Monica, Calif., leaving the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) in the hands of the City Council.

The measure passed with 59% of voters saying “yes” with 90% of precincts reporting Tuesday. At the same time, voters rejected a separate measure — Measure D — that would have given control of the airport’s future to voters.

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Two Bearhawk aircraft receive workmanship awards

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Bearhawk Aircraft reports two award wins for customer-built Bearhawk airplanes. Bearhawk co-owner/builders Hatcher Ferguson and Don Aldridge of Virginia, and Mark Scott of Connecticut, were awarded Outstanding Workmanship for fabrication of two separate aircraft at recent fly-in events. The awards recognize the builders for their craftsmanship, technique and level of finish on their completed aircraft.

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