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It has been a big week for aviation. Of course, the 55th annual AEA convention was held this week in Washington, D.C., and ANN provided over nine hours of live coverage from the convention floor. But there was other news as well... Aviation lost one of its icons this week. Howard Pardue went down in his F8F Bearcat on departure from his home field Wednesday. We don't have a lot of details, but you can learn what we do know in this week's program.
On the plus side of the ledger, Diamond flew its brand-new DA52 seven-place twin. The airplane is powered by two Austro Engine 180 hp turbo-diesel engines. Also on the first-flight list, Terrafugia took to the sky in its productio