Also: Thielert Resumes, NASA v Hurricanes, Eclipse Upgrades, G1 Turns 55, TCraft Soaring, Amelia Apologizes,
A B-1 'Lancer' went down Monday morning in a remote area of southeast Montana, but the good news is that all four crew members are reported to have ejected safely, but with some injuries. The aircraft was based out of Ellsworth Air Force Base in Rapid City, SD, and went down near Broadus. With a crew of two pilots and two weapon systems officers, the aircraft was believed to have been based out of Ellsworth's 28th Bomb Wing. The FAA has responded to an EAA petition, filed in April 2012, which would allow volunteer private pilots flying Young Eagles to be reimbursed for fuel consumed during sanctioned Young Eagles events -- with limits. Continental Motors Group, a division of AVIC International Holding Corporation announced Friday that its Technify Motors GmbH division has successfully renewed all EASA certifications required to design, produce and maintain its successful line of Jet-A fueled Centurion engines. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 08.20.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, August 20th, 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:
B-1 Lancer Down In MT. Crew Ejects, Survives
FAA Responds To EAA Young Eagles Petition
Centurion Engine Production Back On Track
SpaceX Grasshopper Completes 100 Meter Lateral Divert Test
NASA Plans Unmanned Hurricane Research Flights
Eclipse Aerospace Announces Safety Enhancement Package For Eclipse Jets
Amelia Rose Earhart Drops Claim Of Family Tie To Lost Aviatrix
AVW: Taylorcraft Soars!
Gulfstream Commemorates 55th Anniversary Of First Gulfstream I Flight
Harbinger Sues to Recover Lightsquared Losses (WRITTEN and carried over from prior show)
Cessna Completes First Citation Latitude Fuselage
Elon Musk ‘Sees’ Supersonic, VTOL Electric Airliner
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