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Organizers of the Oregon International Airshow thought they had lost the Snowbirds as their headline act due to budget cuts. But just weeks after saying it would not be able to perform at the 2014 event, the team announced that the Hillsboro-based show was back on the schedule, as were the rest of its planned U.S. performances. Needless to say, the airshow organizers were happy to report this. Home-built airplanes and light sport aircraft create a fertile field for engine development. This field is now being plowed by Danbury Aerospace. They announced that their “completed engine business” has been spun off into a new and separate company. Titan Aircraft Engines based in San Antonio, Texas is moving into its own facility and staffing up quickly to meet current and expected demand. Under a cloud of bankruptcy, airplanes at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon are being sold one-by-one, and now a flyable 1945 P-38L Lightning has been placed on the block with a price tag of $6.75 million. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!