Also: TBird Update, SpaceShipTwo Progress, AAL Takes Itself Down For A Day, USAF UAV Medal Cancelled, Restoring Blue Angel Funding...
The FAA has certified the two newest members of the Falcon family of business jets, the Falcon 2000S and Falcon 2000LXS. The approvals came just days after the aircraft received its EASA type certificate. Jihlavan Airplanes of the Czech Republic plans to introduced a new mid-line model of ultralight/light sport aircraft, the Skyleader 400. The airplane's "sports car-inspired" design, with new features such as side opening canopy, "aggressive" cowling and easily maneuverable landing gear, is targeted directly at sport aviation enthusiasts. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 04.19.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, April 19th, 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:
FAA Certifies Falcon 2000S And 2000LXS
Jihlavan Airplanes To Introduce 'Skyleader 400'
SpaceShipTwo Advances Towards Powered Flight
Indiana Congressman Urges Mabus To Reinstate Funding For Blue Angels
Huerta Gives No Dreamliner Timeline To Senate Transportation Committee
Distinguished Warfare Medal Cancelled
Barnstorming: Is Aviation Suffering From A Lack Of Confidence?
Dassault Begins 50th Anniversary Celebration
American Airlines Grounded By Computer Problems
Thunderbirds Announce 2014 Officer Selections
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