Will the Sikorsky Prize for human powered flight in a helicopter be going to a Canadian team? An announcement could be imminent. AeroVelo, a Canadian team that is competing to win the $250,000 award said on its blog earlier this month that it has unofficially satisfied all of the requirements set out to win the prize. It will be at least a month before the Bombardier CS Series Flight Test Vehicle 1 (FTV1) makes its first test flight, According to a statement released Wednesday by the Canadian planemaker. This is the second delay announcement for the CS Series - the first coming late last year because of an unspecified supplier problem. CAV Ice Protection’s patented TKS system for Flight Into Known Icing (FIKI) is scheduled to enter service with Cessna’s new single-engine TTx aircraft as early as the fourth quarter of 2013, or early 2014. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 06.28.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, June 28th, 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:
Sikorsky Prize Announcement May Be Imminent
CSeries Aircraft Nearing First Flight
FIKI Capability Now An Option On Cessna TTx Aircraft
Vintage Aircraft Invited To Round-Engine Rodeo At EAA AirVenture
Warbird Collection Up For Sale
Delta Air Lines Acquires 49 Percent Stake In Virgin Atlantic
Barnstorming: Oshkosh 2013 -- Be There, Be Vocal, and Be Counted
Washington State Lawn Chair Balloonist Rescued From A Tree
Remains Of Gene Roddenberry And Majel Barrett To Be Sent On Final Journey
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