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In 2013, the State of Washington gave Boeing a package of tax breaks totaling $8.7 billion through 2040. In return, the state apparently ‘assumed’ that the planemaker would continue to create and provide jobs in the state. Boeing announcing last year that the company would assemble the 777X airplane in the Puget Sound region. In all, Boeing employs about 79,000 in the Puget Sound, which is about half its total workforce. A NIMBY group describing itself as a "Growing network including thousands of people from our local community," has put up a website in an effort to get involved in "Shaping the future use of the Santa Monica Airport Land to better the lives of our entire community and future generations." You can bet that future doesn’t involve airplanes! A Cessna 310 that once belonged to actor Jimmy Stewart is being restored so it can be displayed at the actor’s hometown airport that bears his name. EAA Chapter 993 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is performing the restoration at Indiana County/Jimmy Stewart Airport. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 05.27.15 is chock full of info in this Daily news episode for Wednesday, May 27th, 2015... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Brianne Cross, 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:
Washington State Officials Say Boeing Broke Jobs Promises
Group Looks To Stir Up Anti-KSMO Sentiment
Jimmy Stewart’s Twin Cessna To Be Restored
TV Report Says New Controller Hiring Process May Compromise Safety
Aero-TV: Comparison Shopping LSAs - Tips On Approaching Your Buying Decision
Owner-Passenger Must Stay With Visiting Aircraft While In Philippines
NASA Seeks Additional Information For Asteroid Redirect Mission Spacecraft
Event In West Michigan Will Benefit Wings Of Mercy
NASA Names Winners Of Student Launch Challenge
Alaska Air Group Has Reduced Emissions Intensity By 30 Percent
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