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Published on Jul 6, 2012
Also: MAFFS Fly Again, Boeing Forecasts Big Bucks, Taco Bell Delivers... By Air, and 'Speak Up!' At Oshkosh
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Ya gotta hand it to them.... despite a bad economy, an even tougher regulatory environment, and the industry doldrums, Avidyne seems bound and determined to innovate themselves past the worst of recent times. ANN has confirmed that Avidyne is introducing the IFD440 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM system with a 'Hybrid-Touch' user interface. Taking on the 600 pound gorilla from Olathe, the plug-and-play replacement for legacy GNS430-series navigators, the IFD440 can reduce installation cost and downtime for customers looking to add touch screen, or who are upgrading their aircraft to meet the higher-precision requirements for SBAS/LPV and ADS-B. Hawker Beechcraft late last week filed paperwork in bankruptcy court that establishes a framework for resolving the company's debts with its creditors, and also how it plans to transfer ownership of the company to those creditors. BEA... the French agency charged with investigating aviation accidents... has released its final report in the accident of Air France Flight 447, which went down in the Atlantic Ocean June 1st, 2009, resulting in the fatal injury of all 228 people on board. We have ALL this and SO MUCH MORE in this edition of AIRBORNE!
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Airborne 07.06.12 is chock full of info about the week ending Friday, July 6th, 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, Glen Moyer, and Will Alibrandi this episode covers:
Avidyne Garmin Killer HBC Follow-Up AF447 Probable Cause Boeing Market Forecast MAFFs Flying Again Barnstorming: Speak-Up!! Taco Bell Air Delivery
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