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Airborne 01.10.22: Skydive Safety Record, Frasca Sold, Taliban MD-530 Crash

Also: Planes of Fame Museum, MagniX CEO Steps Down, Whiteman Airshow Canceled, VG Stock Slump

The  United States Parachute Association announced that their overall safety rate that has been improving year over year has again beat the previous year, with 10 civilian skydiving deaths throughout 2021.

The downswing began in 2018, when deaths dropped to 13, bringing the fatality index to 0.39 out of every 100,000 jumps. The year after saw a rise to 15, until 2020's drop in overall skydiving activity brought the index to mirror to its 2018 record. Frasca International has been sold to FlightSafety International, marking the end of 6 decades as a family-owned company based out of the appropriately named Frasca Field in Urbana, Illinois. Frasca president John Frasca and other employees will reportedly remain in place, and the family will continue to retain ownership of the airport and its grounds. The Taliban confirmed a video making the rounds earlier this week that featured one of their inherited MD-350 helicopters coming in low for a landing only to abruptly lift and veer off horizontally before impacting the ground. Like many goings on in the post US-withdrawal Afghanistan, details are few and far between, with rumors abounding unopposed until halfhearted explanations are officially sewn. Taliban spokesman for the Ministry of Defense, Inayatullah Khwarazmi blamed technical issues with the aircraft... All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!

Airborne 01.10.22 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Monday, January 10th, 2022... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Holland Lee. Holland is supported by ANN Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, as well as ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell. This episode covers:

  • 2021: Safest Skydiving Year in History
  • Frasca Sold to FlightSafety
  • Taliban MD-530 Crashed During ‘Training’
  • Planes of Fame Museum Rescued
  • CEO of MagniX Steps Down
  • Wings Over Whiteman 2022 Airshow Canceled
  • Virgin Galactic Stock Slumps

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