Mon, Jun 17, 2013
We can't say that this was unexpected but EAA has confirmed that it has entered, reluctantly, into a one time agreement with the FAA to pay them for services required to conduct the annual fly-in.
EAA has revealed that, "Facing a spectrum of unpalatable options, EAA today finalized a one-time agreement with the FAA to cover nearly $450,000 in expenses related to air traffic control services at the 2013 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in, which begins on July 29." The Eurocopter X3 hybrid helicopter made history recently by attaining speed milestones of 255 knots in level flight and 263 knots during a descent. With these two successes, the X3 surpasses the unofficial speed record for a helicopter. TIGHAR, The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, is denying charges brought in a lawsuit that they have found Amelia Earhart's airplane but continue to raise funds under thereby false pretenses. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 06.14.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, June 14th, 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:
- It’s Official: FAA Screws EAA,
- Eurocopter’s X3 Hybrid Helicopter Makes Aviation History
- TIGHAR Denies It Has Found Earharts Airplane
- Boeing Foresees 20-Year Demand For More Than 35,000 New Airplanes
- California Officials Demand Action From FAA On LA Helicopter Noise
- Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield Announces His Retirement
- Success! Royal Air Force Museum Recovers Dornier Do 17
- Shaw Fighter Pilot Named Best In The Air Force
- Boeing Receives US Army Contract For Up To 215 Chinook Helicopters
- Wright Brothers Monument Planned
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