Also: Honeywell Heli-Forecast, CFI Renewal, True Blue Power, ANN Wants YOU For Oshkosh!
Are you ready to race? ANN was excited to report, earlier this year, that the Red Bull races are back on track for a full season in 2014, and now it has started. The first race of the season began today, Friday, February 28th, and continues through tomorrow in Abu Dhabi. U.S. cities scheduled for Red Bull Air Races in September and October are Fort Worth and Las Vegas. Sales of lightweight helicopters continue to grow and the Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has now entered the market with a helicopter designed for training. The newest member of its Enstrom family is called the TH180. The Latitude prototype successfully achieved full envelope performance for maximum speed … 440 knots true or 506 mph, Mach point 8-zero, and flight level 4-5-0 (four-five-zero). The aircraft was cleared for a direct climb to 45,000 with a gross takeoff weight of 29,000 pounds. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 02.28.14 is chock full of info in this thrice-weekly news period ending Friday, February 28th, 2014... 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, Earl Downs, and Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
Red Bull Air Races To Be Broadcast On Television And Online
Enstrom Introduces New Two-Seat Trainer – The TH180
Cessna Citation Latitude Prototype Reaches Maximum Performance Envelope
Honeywell Forecast Indicates Global Helicopter Demand Steady For Next Five Years
Barnstorming: Back In The Saddle -- CFI Renewal
FAA Certifies True Blue Power TB17 Battery
ANNouncement: Now Accepting Applications For Oshkosh 2014 Stringers!!!
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