Also: Continental Ups Its TBO, New CH 750 Cruzer, Airbus Starts Up In AL, Bell's Third-Gen TiltRotor Revealed
The Administration released its long-awaited Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Wednesday, which serves as a guideline for the Administration’s spending and policy initiatives. That budget, unfortunately, continues to promote policies that hurt general aviation and fail to lay the foundation for growth in aviation manufacturing and general aviation jobs. The sequester has officially killed the Blue Angels air show season, with the Navy announcing Tuesday that it was cancelling the remaining 2013 performances of its Flight Demonstration Squadron. The squadron will continue to train to maintain flying proficiency until further notice at its home station in Pensacola, FL.
We’re not sure we’d have believed this story if we hadn’t researched it... but it appears that Lycoming is on the hook for a fatal crash in which a Cessna 172 collided with mountainous terrain in reduced ceilings and visibility... with NO evidence of an engine malfunction. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 04.12.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, April 12th, 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:
GAMA Says For GA, Obama Budget Is Still Off-Course
U.S. Navy Cancels Blue Angels 2013 Performances
Massive $26M Verdict Against Lycoming Raises More Questions Than Answers
Bell Announces Third-Gen TiltRotor
Zenith Introduces New CH 750 Cruzer
Continental Motors Extends TBOs Up To 400 Hours
Construction Underway On Airbus' US Assembly Line
Barnstorming: Barbarians At The Gate
Boeing Completes Certification Testing for New 787 Battery System
Successful Flight Test Conducted With Panther Sport Aircraft
The New Renegade Light Sport Carbon Bipe Is Here
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