Also: Low-Flying F16, UAVs For The Movie, Aerobatic Pilot Bails Out, Bombardier Safety Stand Down, MVP Takes On The World
We are sad to report that a Young Eagle flight went down on Saturday morning with the loss of two lives. An inflight collision occurred six miles east-southeast of the Buffalo-Lancaster, New York Regional Airport at approximately 1040 am local time. The accident involved a Cessna 172 Skyhawk and a Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey, which is an amateur-built experimental aircraft. Robert A. “Bob” Hoover will receive the 2014 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy from the National Aeronautic Association. The trophy is awarded annually to a living American for "…significant public service of enduring value to aviation in the United States." The Fox Valley Composite Squadron which is the local unit of the Illinois Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, beat the Guinness World Record of “Highest Paper Airplane Flight from a High Altitude Balloon”. The paper airplane was launched from Kankakee, Illinois suspended below a gas filled balloon and achieved an altitude of 96,563 feet. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 09.29.14 is chock full of info in this news period ending Monday, September 29th, 2014...
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 Earl Downs, this episode covers:
Aero-News Alert: Young Eagle Flight Accident
Long Overdue: Bob Hoover Honored With Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy
CAP Fox Valley Composite Squadron Sets Paper Plane Record
Turkish F16 EXTREMELY Low Landing RAF Waddington Airshow
FAA Grants UAV Exemption For Movies, TV
Lithuanian Aerobatic Pilot Survives Bailout Over Aegean Sea
Bombardier Sets 18th Safety Standdown USA
MVP LSA Set For World Tour
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