Airborne 06.20.14: USA Today Mispresents GA, Feinstein Attacks Burbank, Sebring Update

Airborne 06.20.14: USA Today Mispresents GA, Feinstein Attacks Burbank, Sebring Update

Also: New Mooney Nearly Ready, How Bad Was USA Today Piece? — REALLY Bad, Cessnas 2 Oshkosh, One Week Wonder

In case you’ve been numbed into the assumption that you can believe what you read in a major newspaper, USA Today has proved that yellow journalism is alive, well, and thriving in its so-called “report” on general aviation safety. Of course, that’s our opinion, but we aren’t alone. California Senator Diane Feinstein is attempting to use a mini appropriations bill that includes funding for the Department of Transportation to curtail nighttime operations at Burbank Bob Hope Airport. The Feinstein amendment would impose a curfew on all airport operations at the airport. The 2015 annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo will open one day earlier than in year’s past, with the event now running from Wednesday, January 14, through Saturday, January 17, 2015. All this… and MORE in today’s episode of Airborne!!!

Airborne 06.20.14 is chock full of info in this thrice-weekly news period ending Friday, June 20th, 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:

Industry Outcry Against USA Today Anti-GA ‘Hit’ Piece
U.S. Senator Wants Bob Hope Airport Curfew On Funding Bill
Sebring Sport Aviation Expo 2015 Amends Dates
The First New Mooney Is Preparing For Takeoff
Barnstorming: Really Bad Journalism… and other disasters
Large Cessnas 2 Oshkosh Group To Include Up To 19 Cardinals
AirVenture One Week Wonder Project Seeks ‘Core Team’

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 next edition of “Airborne” here on Aero-TV. Thanks for watching. See you, again, in just a few days!

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