Also: Air Show Industry Honors 3, Night OSH Airshow, 'New' Wright Flyer, NTSB Unhappy With UPS/Union, Sleepy Chinese Controllers
Pipistrel has flown its two-place electric trainer for the first time. The company developed the airplane, called the WATTsUp, in partnership with Siemens AG, which provided the electric main propulsion components. ForeFlight Mobile 6.3 is now in the App Store with two major new features: Track Log and Weight & Balance. Track Log is a cloud-enabled flight recorder that allows you to capture your flight track data, upload it to the cloud, export it to third party flight review and mapping applications, and share flight tracks with others. Track Log is built upon ForeFlight’s Sync system and makes track data available on all your mobile devices. The newest Goodyear blimp, Named Wingfoot One, is the first of a new generation of airships manufactured by Germany's ZLT Zeppelin Company and assembled by a team of Zeppelin and Goodyear engineers over the past 12 months. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 08.27.14 is chock full of info in this news period ending Wednesday, August 27th, 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:
Pipistrel Electric Trainer Makes First Flight
ForeFlight Mobile 6.3 Now In The App Store
'Wingfoot One' Ushers In New Era Of Goodyear Blimps
Air Show Hall Of Fame Honors 3 Performers
Classic Aero-TV: Aero-TV - EAA's Night Airshow - Lighting up the Night Sky at AirVenture 2011
Group Planning To Build New Wright ‘B’ Flyer
NTSB Revokes Party Status Of Union, UPS In AL Accident Investigation
Napping Chinese Controllers Cause Go-Around
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