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Airborne 10.23.23: JAL v Sumo Weight/Balance, Zenith Workshop, Alto Bought

Also: Michael Whitaker Nom, ATI Pilots, “Galactic 05” Research Mission, flyExclusive Buys CJ3 Gen2

Japan Airlines recently found itself uncomfortably middled between national pride and the immutable principles of physics. 

JAL was recently forced to add an extra domestic flight for purpose of accommodating a sizable group of sumo wrestlers traveling to attend the Special National Sports Festival on Amami Oshima Island in Japan’s southern Kagoshima Prefecture. Zenith Aircraft Company is returning to central Florida on 01 and 02 December 2023 for purpose of hosting its popular hands-on kit aircraft building workshop. Subject workshop will be held on the SUN ’n FUN Expo campus, and followed immediately by an informal regional Zenith fly-in gathering. The workshop will get underway on the morning of Friday, 01 December, inside the Buehler Aerospace Restoration and Training Center. Heads Up Technologies has acquired  ALTO Aviation (ALTO). ALTO president and CEO Don Hamilton, stated: “This acquisition marks the next exciting chapter in our journey. The partnership with Heads Up Technologies allows us to continue providing customers with high-quality, innovative products and makes for an exciting combination of solutions. With the support of HUT, we look forward to a future of groundbreaking innovations and setting new industry standards...” All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne-Unlimited!!!

Airborne 10.23.23 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Monday, October 23rd, 2023... 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:

  • JAL Learns Sumo Wrestlers Are Tough On Weight & Balance
  • Zenith’s Kit Aircraft Building Workshop Returns to Lakeland, Florida  
  • Heads Up Technologies Acquires ALTO Aviation  
  • NBAA Welcomes Senate Approval of Michael Whitaker
  • ATI Pilots Prepare for Next Round of Mediation
  • Virgin Galactic Readies for “Galactic 05” Research Mission  
  • flyExclusive Named Citation CJ3 Gen2 Fleet Launch Customer

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