Also: United CEO Pay Raise, Aero-Calendar, Space Video Game, Frequent Flier Letdowns, Billion Dollar Cargo Suit, Honeywell/737MAX
Indiscriminate use of small UAVs has posed a problem, but now we have a case of a UAV being intentionally used to commit vandalism. A graffitti lawbreaker has attached a spray-paint can to a DJI Phantom UAV to vandalize a huge billboard in New York City ... thought to be the first time an unmanned aircraft has been used for such a public display of vandalism. Running an airline can be challenging, but now Ryanair confirms an attack on their bank account. It’s reported that a Chinese bank found a way to remove nearly $5 million from an account Ryanair uses to buy fuel for its aircraft. The Boeing B-1B Lancer celebrates its 30th anniversary with the U.S. Air Force which marks one of many milestones in a legacy that will continue long into the future as Boeing’s B-1 team ushers the supersonic bomber into the digital age with new upgrades. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 05.05.15 is chock full of info in this Daily news episode for Tuesday, May 5th, 2015... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Bri Cross, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, Chris Odom, and Brianne Clark, as well as Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Earl Downs, this episode covers:
Graffitti 'Artist' Uses UAV To Vandalize NYC Billboard
Ryanair Bank Account Victim Of Chinese Hacker
Boeing Upgrades To Keep B-1 Bomber Flying For Decades To Come
United CEO Gets Hefty Pay Raise
New Video Game Lets Players Explore A Virtual Solar System
U Of M Study Says Airlines Don't Deliver On Frequent Flier Promises
Law Firm Recovers Over One Billion Dollars In Air Cargo Price Fixing Litigation
Southwest Selects Honeywell Cockpit Technologies For 737 MAX Aircraft
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