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Does the price of fuel keep you from flying? The folks at Redbird's Skyport in San Marcos, Texas want to know - and to find out - they’re offering avgas at $1 a gallon for the month of October! You heard right, $1 a gallon! The cheap fuel will be available to any piston aircraft that can fly in and then out of the airport BUT - as the pilot you'll have to participate in a survey about how your flying habits and how - if at all - the cost of fuel impacts your decisions. A number of Eurocopter Super Puma helicopters have been grounded following the recommendation of the UK’s Helicopter Safety Steering Group in the wake of last week’s fatal crash off Shetland Island in the UK. Add to that number - two Super Pumas operated by the Bristow Group in Nigeria. The French team of Vincent Leÿs and Christophe Houver has won the 57th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett balloon race. The pair landed Wednesday at 8:00 am (local) August 28th at Lamas (Portugal) after a flight of 757 nautical miles following their launch Sunday morning from Lorraine, France. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 08.30.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, August 30th, 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:
$1 AvGas? Industry Partnership Uses One-Dollar Avgas To Fuel Research
Bristow Group Suspends Flights By Some Super Puma Helicopters
FAA: No Wingsuit Flights Near St. Louis Cardinals Game
Wheels Up For First Production Citation M2
UND First To Certify Future Airline Pilots Under New FAA Rule
Pan Am International Flight Academy Purchased By All Nippon Airways
FAA Pulls Plug On Journalism Schools' UAVs
ATR Approved For Unpaved Runway Operations In Russia's Siberia And Far East
NASA Commemorates Neil Armstrong With Music Video
Barnstorming: Remembering Paul
Retired NASA 905 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Prepares For Move To TX Museum
France Wins Gordon Bennett
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