Also: Planes Of Fame Update, Precious Metal, U-2 Accident, AA FAs, USAF X-37B, O'Hare Fly Quiet, UAL NonResponse
Continental has provided ANN with an explanation of its recently-released MSB05-8B. They and the FAA are working as fast as possible to make sure that, while ensuring the highest levels of safety, owners and operators of aircraft equipped with Continental engines will not be burdened with unnecessary costs. Continental Motors is working diligently with the FAA to make significant amendments to MSB05-8B and they expect this to happen in the next 15 days. Slow deliveries of King Air airplanes has pushed Textron revenues and profits lower in the first quarter of 2017. Revenues at Textron Aviation were down $121 million, primarily due to lower military and commercial turboprop volumes, according to a company news release. Textron Aviation delivered 35 new Citation jets, up from 34 jets last year, 12 King Air turboprops compared to 26 in last year’s first quarter, and 2 Beechcraft T-6 trainers, down from 9 last year. After a six-hour flight, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos arrived at the International Space Station at 9:18 a.m. EDT Thursday where they will continue important scientific research. The two launched aboard a Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, orbited Earth four times, and docked at the space station. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 04.24.17 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Monday, April 24th, 2017... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Hosts Brianne Cross, Christopher Odom, and Laura Hutson, and is supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalist Tom Patton, this episode covers:
Continental Motors Issues Explanation Of Service Bulletin On Cam Gears
Textron Notes Sharp Drop In King Air Deliveries
Planes Of Fame Gets Temporary Reprieve
Two New Crew Members Arrive At International Space Station
AVW: 2014 Precious Metal Deadstick
USAF Released Final Report From 2016 U-2 Accident
American Flight Attendants Demand Fair Raise
USAF X-37B Surpasses 700 Days In Orbit
O'Hare Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Test 2 Approved By FAA
No One Is Losing Their Job At United Over Dragged Passenger Incident
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