Also: F35 Test Flight, Hilton Head Airport Obstructions, Renegade Light Sport Patriotism, Sporty's Fly-In
The Small Aircraft Revitalization Act of 2013 has been introduced in the Senate. This is the Senate companion to H.R. 1848, introduced by U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and a bipartisan group of U.S. House members earlier this month. An unspecified number of workers have been laid off at Cessna, according to a company statement. The move came last Thursday, a month after the planemaker asked for voluntary retirements from both salaried and hourly workers. A PA-34 twin engined Seneca reportedly broke apart in flight before impacting the ground last Friday in a wooded area near Ephratah, NY claiming the lives of the pilot and two passengers. Tragically, the flight from Bedford, MA to Rome, NY was being operated as an Angel flight. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 05.28.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, May 28th, 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:
Small Aircraft Revitalization Act Introduced In The US Senate
Cessna Reduces Workforce, Number Of Layoffs Not Specified
Angel Flight Down, PA-34 Crash Takes Three Lives
'Wings For Science' Flight Progressing On Schedule
FAA Warns Of Obstructions At Hilton Head Airport
Renegade Light Sport Helping Dreams Come True In South Florida
Oregon Seaplane Ban
AVW: Testing The F-35
It Was A Great Day For Sporty’s Ninth Annual Fly-In
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