Also: Ed Iacobucci, Boeing Loves Paris, ATR Does Too, AgustaWestland Tilt Rotor, Massive P&W Order Book
The airshow industry is mourning the loss of two of its family members after a tragic accident this past Saturday at the Dayton International Airshow. Jane Wicker and Charlie Schwenker were reported dead after a 1245 (local time, Saturday) performance. While the show went on as scheduled in Dayton Sunday there were tense moments at the Quad City Airshow in Davenport, IA after airshow pilot John Klatt experienced an engine problem -- one serious enough to necessitate the release of his canopy in the middle of his performance in order to see to execute a safe emergency landing. ICON Aircraft reported a boost in the bank account this past week, which the company says will help it move towards full production of the long-awaited airplane. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 06.25.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, June 25th, 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:
Dayton AirShow Crash Claims Two Airshow Performers
John Klatt Down Safe After Engine Loss During Airshow
ICON Aircraft Raises Over $60 Million In Equity Funding
Gone West: Aviation Entrepreneur/Innovator, Ed Iacobucci
Boeing Calls Paris Air Show 'Strong And Productive'
ATR Calls 2013 The Best Paris Air Show In The Company's History
AVW: Convair B-36 Peacemaker Makes Low Pass
AgustaWestland Displays Project Zero Tilt Rotor At Le Bourget
Pratt & Whitney Announces More Than 1,000 New Engine Orders At Paris Air Show
Documentary Film Maker Says He Has New Evidence About TWA 800 Explosion
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