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Airborne 01.13.12: Robinson Doubles Up, NTSB's Airshow Hearings, BRS Chutes Again!

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Uploaded on Jan 13, 2012

Also: ETS, Whooping Cranes, Pipistrel, Avemco, Hartzell, Avidyne, 787s, NIMBYs, Bell, NASA... and SO MUCH MORE!

It's been an interesting week for the Airborne crew... in addition to souring the aviation world for news, we've had the chance to look at the long range ramifications of some of the stories that we reported on in 2011... stories that will obviously still be affecting us throughout this year. The NTSB hearings into air race and airshow safety issues went off quite professionally and we believe the aviation world showed the world what it was... concerned professionals who have always had safety foremost in their minds and actions. In other areas, though, it's obvious that the EU ETS scheme will be a costly one, although it seems that the Administration may actually be waking up to do something in response. We're glad to see the FAA consider he Whooping crane grounding, and we're VERY pleased to see that BRS scored another save with the airframe parachute system that ANN's Jim Campbell had a hand in testing so many years ago. Yeah... a VERY interesting week...

PLEASE keep sending us your feedback and ideas... you have no idea how important that is to us as we evolve the Airborne mission. As we listen to your critiques, we're getting a far better idea as to how to tweak and fine-tune future Airborne programming to fit your needs. We think you'e going to like what we have in mind for the future.

Airborne 01.13.12 is chocked full of info about the week ending Friday, January 13th, 2012 -- our FIRST Airborne of 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 Paul Plack, this episode covers:

NTSB Holds Hearing on air show and air race safety
ETS Will Be Costly
FAA Quits Squawking... Whooping Cranes Fly Again!
NASA Calms Down Over Apollo Artifacts
Father/Daughter Ditch In Ocean After BRS Chute Deployment
Globe-Girdling Pipistrel
Barnstorming: Some Thoughts On Atty's Portrayed As Safety Experts
New Boss For Avemco
Airshow Pilots Commit To Oshkosh 2012
Santa Monica NIMBYs Force Flight Schools Into Reduced Ops
Bell To Build Magellan In TX
New props For The Seminole
Avidyne Upgrades the DFC90 and DFC100
AVW: Landing A Helo On A BADLY Pitching Deck At Sea
Aero-Personalities Poke Fun On Facebook

Get Comprehensive, Real-Time, 24/7 coverage of the latest aviation and aerospace stories anytime, at aero-news.net. And be sure to join us again next week for the first 2012 edition of "Airborne" here on Aero-TV. Thanks for watching. Happy New Year! See you next week!

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