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The investigation into the cause of the crash of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 at San Francisco Saturday began almost before the flames were extinguished. The FAA and NTSB are both participating. NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman said on Sunday there was no indication of a criminal act but it was too early to determine what went wrong. Asiana said mechanical failure did not appear to be a factor. EAA has decided to fight back against the FAA and its last minute demand for AirVenture expenses with less than a month before the opening of the largest aviation gathering in the world. In a move questioned by many in the GA world, the government of the Bahamas began charging new airport taxes July 1st, and that means it’s suddenly more expensive to fly in the islands. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 07.09.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, July 9th, 2013... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Ashley Hale, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
Asian B777 Down At SFO
EAA v FAA
Planetary Resources Surpasses Kickstarter Goal
Surprise! Flying To The Bahamas Is Getting More Expensive
Deliveries Begin For Cessna TTx
ForeFlight Expands VNC Charts To Canada
AVW: BO-105 In Multiple Sizes
Russian Rocket Lost On Launch
First Flight Across Lake Michigan Recreated By Pilot's Granddaughter
Skydive Operator Says Pilot Blameless In Near Collision
Orion Taking Shape At KSC
GoAir Says Petite Female FAs Reduce Fuel Costs
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