With 2012 still fresh in our memories it’s time for ANN to unveil our annual Best of the Breed – recognizing top aircraft in a number of specific categories. You can see all of our choices on our website at www.aero-news.net over the next few days, but let’s face it, it’s the Best of the Best that most people will be interested in. This year’s award winner is a solidly built little four seater built by a trustworthy company that has weathered a fair amount of tough times without selling its soul. We speak, specifically, of the Diamond Aircraft DA40 XLS -- an outstanding GA airplane with one of the most impressive safety records in recent times. There were no long, drawn-out hearings and pointed questions that often make up the political theater surrounding the confirmation of a Presidential appointee. On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate approved Michael Huerta to be FAA Administrator. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 01.04.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, January 4th, 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:
ANN Selects 'Best Of The Breed' 2012: GA 'Plane Of The Year' -- Diamond's DA40 XLS
Huerta Confirmed FAA Administrator
Solar Impulse Team Plans CA To NY Flight In 2013
NBAA's Bolen Looks Ahead To 2013
FAA Authorizes TSO For Garmin GDL 88 ADS-B
Mayors Petition President: No User Fees
Cargo Aircraft Lands Short Near Group Of Spectators
Russian Jetliner Skids Off Runway After Landing
UFO Video Forwarded To The FAA
Pilot Spots Thief At His House ... From The Air
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