Also: 'Nearspace' Flights, FAA Postpones Pilot Regs, True Blue Power Lithium 101, Beechcraft Sales?, Redbird Migration LIVE!
Well, we have some tempered good news. The Pentagon has released word that the Blue Angels, Thunderbirds and other military outreach programs, also known as… "airshows" will resume next year, but cost-cutting measures will result in reduced schedules. Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser lifting body spacecraft conducted its maiden flight at the Dryden Flight Research Center last Saturday. However, mechanical failure during landing resulting in it flipping over on the runway. Unfortunately, we have sad news from the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame. Their World War Two P-51 Mustang named, Galveston Gal, went down in the water north of Galveston Island last Wednesday, resulting in the fatal injury of the two people on board. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 10.29.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, October 29th, 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:
Blue Angels, Thunderbirds Will Fly In 2014... Just Not So Much
Dream Chaser Suffers Landing Gear Failure After First Flight
Commercial Space Tourism Company Promises 'Nearspace' Flights Lasting Hours
FAA Postpones Rule On Changes In Pilot Training
Galveston Gal Down Near Galveston Island
Master Instructor Program Transitions To Internet-Based Application Process
True Blue Power To Host Lithium Batteries 101 Education Series
Beechcraft For Sale Again? Insiders Say 'Yes'
AVW: Giant RC Warbirds
Boeing Adjusts 747-8 Production Rate
WingX Pro7 Adds Support For ARINC 429 Aircraft Data Bus
ANN To Offer Live Webcast Of Redbird Migration
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