Also: MiniSport Down, UAL Recalls Pilots, Doolittle Raiders Last Toast, VA Seaplane Splash-In, TSA Ignores FOIA, ECi NPRM Protest Grows
The avionics industry is on par to outperform sales from 2012 according to the 2nd Quarter Avionics Market Report released by the Aircraft Electronics Association. In the months of April, May and June 2013, total worldwide avionics sales amounted to more than $1.6 billion, as reported by the 20 aviation electronics manufacturers participating in the report. Bombardier's new narrow bodied CSeries aircraft could be seen in the skies for the first time very soon now that high speed taxi runs have been completed. The taxi tests up to 120 knots were run last Friday. Bombardier released a video of the test runs in Mirabel, Quebec. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) observatory launched aboard a Minotaur V rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Virginia. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 09.10.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, September 10th, 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:
AEA Issues Second Quarter 2013 Avionics Market Report
CSeries High Speed testing
LADEE Heads For The Moon!
Aero-News Alert: Only US SkyCraft MiniSport Down in Utah Test Flight
Doolittle Raiders' Final Toast Ceremony Planned
United Pilots Welcome Return Of Furloughed Aviators
New Jersey Teenager Fatally Injured By His Own RC Aircraft
AVW: Deadstick Landing!
Virginia Seaplane Pilots Association Hosts Seaplane Splash-In
Federal Court Dismisses Lawsuit Over FOIA Request From TSA
Industry Associations Buck FAA On ECi Cylinder Replacement NPRM
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