CEO DICK SILVA EXPLAINS WHY
THE POWERFUL AMPHIB ISN'T SUNK
One of the longest certification efforts we can think of
came to an abrupt and tragic end last August when the Seawind
certification test aircraft crashed in the Canadian province of
Manitoba, killing the test pilot. But the driving force behind Seawind
is no quitter, and neither, it seems, are most of the people who want to
buy the big, fast amphib. Russ Niles spoke with Seawind CEO Dick
Silva about how the project may resurface.
Click here to listen. (7.7 MB,
OF REASONS WHY YOU (YES, YOU!)
NEED TO STOP BY CHALLENGEAIR'S BOOTH
AT EAA AIRVENTURE
If you're listening to this, chances are
you already know the magic that flying can provide. ChallengeAir is a
Dallas-based organization that spreads that joy to young people who
might never otherwise get the chance to sit in the left seat of a small
aircraft. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with ChallengeAir executive
director Byron Laszlo about the program and the special
fund-raising event we're working on together at EAA AirVenture.
Click here to listen. (4.4 MB,
FLY WITH THE AEROSHELL T-6 AEROBATIC TEAM? HERE'S HOW
Today (Friday, July 25, 2008) is your last chance to throw
your name into the hat for a chance to win a backseat ride in one of
the Aeroshell T-6s at EAA AirVenture next week. No need to buy anything;
just let us know you're interested, and we'll enter you in the drawing.
Meanwhile, for more details on the team, listen to this podcast with
team leader Alan Henley, who aptly describes the T-6 show as
"satisfying all of the senses."
here to register for our drawing!
(Remember: You have to be at AirVenture on Monday, July 28 to fly
with the AeroShell Team! Entries close at 2pm UTC on Friday, July
Click here to listen. (6.5 MB,