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Now you get the safety without the weight penalty. BRS Aerospace recently announced Cessna 182P, Q model owners who purchase and install a BRS system in their aircraft will not only gain the added flying safety, but will also gain a 160-pound allowable gross weight increase. A group in Wichita, Kansas working to restore the B-29 bomber named "Doc" to airworthy condition have an ambitious goal. They want to fly the airplane to EAA AirVenture 2004. The restoration project was undertaken in 2000, but was put on hold for a few years due to the poor economy and lack of hangar space to work on the massive airplane. The EMG-6 ultralight glider has made its first short test flights with designer Brian Carpenter at the controls. The aircraft, under development by Rainbow Aviation Company, is designed as an ultralight motor glider that could be outfitted with as many as three electric motors. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 01.10.14 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, January 10th, 2014... 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:
BRS For Cessna 182 STC To Offer Useful Load Increase
Kansas Group Hopes To Fly Restored B-29 To Oshkosh
Adventure Aircraft EMG-6 Makes First Flight
Second CSeries FTV Takes First Flight
Gone West: WWII Fighter Pilot William Overstreet Jr.
Perlan Project Hopes To Send Glider To The Fringe Of Space
Boeing Closes 2013 With Record Commercial Deliveries
First Flight For Modernized S-61T Helicopter
Barnstorming: Older--Yes... Wiser--Maybe A Little Bit
Airplane And 'Manufacturing Components' For Sale On eBay
Pentagon Documents Show U.S. Waived Laws For F-35 Program
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