Also: Airbus, Dynon, Hang-Glider and BASE Jumpers, Corporate Angels, Julie Clark... and More!
If Congress fails to do its job and the USA goes over the financial cliff, fans of the Navy's Blue Angels may wind up singing "Bye, Bye, Birdie!" The Blue Angels have scheduled more than 30 events for the second half of 2013, and they may not fly any of them if automatic budget cuts go into effect due to sequestration. Hawker Beechcraft said in a statement Friday that Judge Stuart M. Bernstein has approved its entire Joint Plan of Reorganization, paving the way for the company to emerge from Chapter 11 protection. The National Aeronautic Association has released the nominees for the prestigious 2012 Collier Trophy, the "Greatest Award in Aviation." The award is given annually for the greatest achievement in aeronautics of astronautics in America. Past winners include the crews of Apollo 11 and Apollo 8, the Mercury 7, Scott Crossfield, Elmer Sperry and Howard Hughes. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 02.05.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period starting Tuesday, February 5th, 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:
Sequestration Could Kill 2nd Half Of Blue Angels' Season
Bankruptcy Judge Approves Most Of HBCs Joint Plan Of Reorganization
Collier Award Nominees
Airbus Has Studied A350 Battery Alternatives
Dynon Announces Skyview Version 5.1
Corporate Angel Network Flies 42,000th Cancer Patient
AVW: Hang-Gliders and BASE Jumpers
Juice Plus+ and Julie Clark Take 'Live Life To The Plus+' To New Heights
Gulfstream G280 Sets 15 New City-Pair Speed Records
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