U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK), a member of the Senate General Aviation Caucus and certified flight instructor, said Friday that his Pilot's Bill of Rights (S.1335) has been officially signed into law. Inhofe has worked to pass the legislation for the past year. Airshow Pilot Kent Pietsch is reported in stable condition following Saturday accident that occurred during the first day of a weekend airshow in which he was listed as a featured performer. Wetaskiwin is some 70 km South of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Greg Koontz, known for his precise work in a bright red Decathlon showed up with a new airplane for this year's show at Oshkosh and in a matter of minutes wound up using up more of his luck and skill than he cared to expend. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 08.07.12 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, August 7th, 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:
President Signs Pilot’s Bill of Rights
Pietsch Airshow Crash
Koontz Close Call
UA/Continental Pilots Reach Agreement in Principle
AVW: USAF POGO Crews
Kicker-Sporty’s Hot-Dogs It Again
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