Also: A380 Order Loss?, Longer Legs For Latitude, X51 Crash and Burn, DA42 Testing, Princely Helo rescue
Something of the darling of AirVenture at Oshkosh this year, the founders of Lisa Airplanes, which is developing the Akoya Amphibious Ski Plane LSA, decided to place the company into receivership on July 30th "in order to protect its future." The FAA this week released a report to Congress from the Aviation Rulemaking Committee on the aircraft certification process. The Marine Corps has concluded its investigation into an accident involving a V-22 Osprey, in which two Marines were killed, in Morocco, last April. While no decision has yet been made, Hong Kong Airlines is reportedly considering canceling its order for 10 Airbus A380 super jumbo aircraft, an order worth some $3.8 billion to Airbus. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 08.21.12 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, August 21st, 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:
Lisa in Receivership
ARC Reviews Certification
Osprey Accident Report
Hong Kong Questions 380s
Citation Latitude Range Extended
AVW: Diamond Test Flight
The Prince And The Rescue Helo
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