Also: Phantom Eye Moving Under Own Steam, Hanni Leaves, TBM's One Million Hours, P-64, BFA Safety Seminar, Piper Gains
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association released the 2012 year-end shipments of general aviation airplanes. GAMA also expanded the data to include delivery data for helicopter manufacturers. Over the weekend Boeing performed a successful test flight with one of its 787 test flight aircraft as part of the ongoing investigation into the Dreamliner's APU battery issues. Test flights with the 787 were authorized Thursday by FAA Administrator Michael Huerta and DOT Secretary Ray LaHood. The first of 16 completed S-92 helicopters that will be used by Avincis Group to provide transportation for its customers' offshore oil and gas crews and for search and rescue has been delivered by Sikorsky Global Helicopters (SGH). All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 02.12.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, February 12th, 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:
GAMA Releases 2012 GA Sales Data
Boeing Conducts Dreamliner Test Flight???
Boeing Phantom Eye Completes Taxi Tests, Readies For Return To Flight
Sikorsky Begins Delivering Record S-92 Helicopter Order
Kate Hanni To Leave FlyersRights Leadership Post
TBM Very Fast Turboprop Aircraft Fleet Surpasses One Million Flight Hours
Airplane That Was ‘Out Of Africa’ To Return To Its Spiritual Home
AVW: Hear The P-64!
Hello Kitty Takes High-Altitude Balloon Ride
ANN Partners With BFA For Annual Safety Seminar
Piper Shows Gains In Revenue, Deliveries In 2012
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