Our program today is being posted on nine-eleven … eleven years after al-Qaeda terrorists took control of four airplanes with little more than boxcutters and brought down the World Trade Center, crashed another into the Pentagon, and would have done more had not brave passengers put up a fight aboard flight 93 over Pennsylvania. In those eleven years, aviation has changed, and many would say not for the better....
For the third successive weekend there have been multiple fatal accidents claiming the lives of three pilots… Author and aviator Richard Bach continues to recover from injuries he suffered in the crash of his experimental amphibian on August 31st. In a flight on September 1st, the human powered Gamera II helicopter reached it’s highest altitude yet at 9.4 feet before going down with a mechanical failure. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 09.11.12 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, September 11th, 2012... 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 Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
Bob Odegaard Lost
Reinaldo Beyer Tragedy
Richard Bach Recovering
Gamera II Succeeds & Suffers Setback
G650 Earns Certification
Lear Jet 75 Powers Up!
Airbus Unveils Safer Skies
FAA Inspectors Voting Scam
AVW: Skip Stewart Hijinks
NASA's New HIAD game
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