Also: Monte Mitchell Goes West, Gryder's Triple Solo at Age 16, Babbitt's New Gig, Bell Beats Eurocopter, Buried Spitfires,
The fat lady has far from sung for Hawker Beech as ANN has learned that when Hawker Beechcraft emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, it will do so as a stand-alone company. After a short and mysterious engagement with Superior Aviation Beijing Co., Ltd (limited), the wedding is off. Times are still tough in Wichita... In a conference call with analysts Wednesday, Cessna executives said that orders were "very, very light" in July and August, but a bit stronger in September. The result was higher revenue for the quarter, but the bottom line took a hit. In this week's 'Barnstorming, Jim Campbell talks about his recent trip to the 2012 AOPA 'Summit' and the org's failure to get 'Real.' All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 10.19.12 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, October 19th, 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:
HBC To Return To Beechcraft
Cessna Revenue Up, Profit Down
Presidential Debate -- NATA Comments
New Gig For Babbitt
Gone West: Monte Mitchell
Young Gryder Solo
Barnstorming: When Is AOPA Going To Get REAL?
Bell Beats Eurocopter Suit
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