As the worldwide fleet of 787-Dreamliners continues to sit on the ground while investigators probe two recent overheating battery incidents, Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Jim McNerney issued a statement saying the company "Deeply regrets" the impact on its customers and their passengers.
The 787s batteries are made by GS Yuasa of Japan and its manufacturing process is almost certainly going to become part of the investigation. And wile the aviation world has plenty to worry about on the airline side of things, there is much sport flying goodness at Sebring's USSAE 2013 event and the ANN and Aero-TV teams were there to get it ALL. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 01.19.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Saturday, January 19th, 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:
Boeing Regrets Inconvenience But Was Warned About Battery Safety
Kitfox Showcases Two New Models Here In Sebring
CubCrafters’ Plans for Moving Forward After a Record 2012
Bristell Shows Tremendous Potential
Barnstorming: Why Is FAA Trying To Kill LSA?
Flight Design USA Updates Popular CT Series
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