Wed, Nov 28, 2012
If you’re a furloughed pilot at American Airlines, you had more than turkey and all the trimmings to be thankful for this past Thanksgiving.
The airline will begin recalling pilots effective January of 2013. Operational needs combined with recent and expected retirements are credited with creating the recall opportunities. It’s not just anyone who could stand up and call a statement by Chuck Yeager a “sham” but a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, CA has done just that, ruling against the retired General in a publicity lawsuit. The program director for an organization in Great Bend, KS, which raised money to fly WWII veterans to Washington, DC, to visit the WWII Memorial has been arrested and charged with two counts of theft by deception. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 11.27.12 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, November 27th, 2012... 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:
- American Recalls Pilots
- Yeager Claims Called A "Sham"
- Honor Flights Cancelled
- 3rd Space Plane Flight
- A Year In Space
- New Zealand Wreckage Found
- Lancair to South Africa
- Mini-UAV Shot Down By Hunt Club
- VXX RFP
- AVW: Build Your Own Cub
- Bonhams Auction
Get Comprehensive, Real-Time, 24/7 coverage of the latest aviation and aerospace stories anytime, at aero-news.net. And be sure to join us again next week for the next edition of "Airborne" here on Aero-TV. Thanks for watching. See you, again, in just a few days!
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