Also: Inhofe Demands Media Aero-Accountability, "Super Duper" Cub, RANS' Exclusive WalMart Deal, Obama To Keep Air Force One, Cessna Bringing Back Bamboo Bomber
Pop-star legend, David Bowie, has moved to Russia to begin training as the next tourist to visit the International Space Station, and he has a very specific reason for traveling the orbiting outpost -- to sing the ultimate ‘Space Oddity.’ Bowie said, “Hadfield got it all wrong. I gave him permission to record “Space Oddity” on the Space Station, but nobody can do the song like the original... A group of Democratic U.S. Senators have written a letter to Piper president and CEO Simon Caldecott urging him to re-brand many of the company’s iconic airplanes because the names are “demeaning’ to Native Americans. Sonex has landed a contract with the U.S. Air Force to provide SubSonex jets as the next aircraft for the Thunderbirds demonstration team. The company said today that it was shipping a dozen kits to Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, where they will be assembled and painted in the distinctive Thunderbirds livery. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 04.01.15 is chock full of info in this Daily news episode for Wednesday, April 1st, 2015... 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 Earl Downs, this episode covers:
David To Be Bowie Next Space Tourist, Will Re-Record Space Oddity
PC Legislators Demand Piper Names Changes
New SecAF Says T-birds to Fly subSonex Instead
Inhofe Demands Aero-Media Accountability
Cubcrafters Introduces Double-Deck "Super Duper" Cub
RANS Makes Exclusive Deal With WalMart
Obama Executive Order Allows Him To Keep Air Force One After 2017
Cessna Brings Back The Bamboo Bomber
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