Also: Eve Of Oshkosh, WomenVenture, Garmin Flight Stream, AEA Pilot's Guide
The father-son duo of Babar Suleman and 17-year-old Haris Suleman of Plainfield Indiana had planned their trip around the world in 30 days in a Beechcraft model 36 Bonanza to be an adventure of a lifetime, and to raise funds to support schools in Pakistan. Having completed the largest portion of their eastbound around the world journey, they were on a flight leg from the American Samoa Islands headed for the Hawaiian Islands. However, it is reported that shortly after takeoff from Pago Pago International Airport, their aircraft went down at sea. After a reorganization at the command level of the Navy’s Blue Angels Demonstration Flight Team, the new team members for 2015 have been announced. This is the first time a woman pilot has been assigned to the team. According to aviation consultant Brian Foley, the next advancement in general aviation technology will come from the development of new engines for light aircraft. He says engine technology has remained relatively unchanged since the 1950’s. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 07.25.14 is chock full of info in this thrice-weekly news period ending Friday, July 25th, 2014...
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 Earl Downs, this episode covers:
Round The World Flight Tragedy
Blue Angels Announce 2015 Team Members (First Woman Named)
General Aviation Engine Technology: The Next Big Thing
Barnstorming: On The Eve of Oshkosh 2014 -- We’re Ready... Are You?
WomenVenture At AirVenture Now In Seventh Year
Garmin Introduces The New Flight Stream 110/210
New Edition Of AEA's Pilot's Guide To Avionics Available At Oshkosh
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