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First of all, let's offer up an apology for being a few hours late with this edition of Airborne. As we were in the midst of producing this program, Airborne Host Ashley Hale got an early morning call with the news that she was in the processing of becoming an Aunt... and let's face it, that was important stuff, indeed, and worth a little extra time so that she could be part of that amazing event. In the meantime, though, there's lots of pretty cool news on the aviation front as well... some good and some bad. We're not sure what's going on at Cessna, but their top people seem to be fleeing the nest. There's a new Fuel-injected version
After Trashing The First Amendment For Over A Decade, SnF Sets A New Low In Un-American Nonsense
Aero-News Analysis/Opinion by Jim Campbell, ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief
For those of you who thought we were uncharacteristically quiet, this time of year, about all matters Lakeland and Sun 'n Fun, I need to tell you that we tried to keep it that way. Really. We're as sick of them and the mess that they've created as anyone could possibly be. The doddering, faltering, Fly-In that has alienated so much of the industry simply wasn't worth the electrons we used to devote to the matter until a recent new low was set, even by SnF standards, as an SnF staffer told us that they would be determining who and what qualified as media for the upcoming Lakeland event, held on