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Airborne--Oshkosh 07.25.12: Flight Design, Quicksilver, Bendix-King, and Rotax!

Oshkosh Day Three Coverage -- Part Three Of Five Part Hightower Interview, Chats With Alan Klapmeier and NTSB's Hersman!!!

LSA's and a visit from NTSB Chair Deborah A.P. Hersman topped the news Wednesday. Quicksilver Manufacturing announced in a news release that it had been bought by investors in California, and was becoming Quicksilver Aeronautics.

The new owners, Will Escutia and Daniel Perez, say they will keep the company headquarters in Temecula, CA, and plan to bring new aircraft to market.

Flight Design USA is adding to the number of places where new pilots can be trained. The Connecticut company has a 31-outlet network of representatives and flight schools which will use flight training materials made specifically for Flight Design.

The Rotax 912 iS engine will be  equipped with a Digital Engine Control Unit (ECU) developed by Rockwell Collins. The Rockwell system integrated with this engine includes dual fuel injectors per cylinder, dual ignition coils, as well as dual generators.

And NTSB Chair Deborah A.P. Hersman held her first forum at Oshkosh. She talked about several studies undertaken by the board with a focus on improving GA safety.

Don’t forget that we’ll be bringing you live coverage of Oshkosh again this year, with Daily Airborne Programs, Monday through Friday, July 23rd through 27th at 9PM Central Time. We hope you’ll join us.
Airborne 07.25.12 is chock full of info about the Third day of Oshkosh 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.

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