POBEREZNY STEPS INTO THE CHAIR AT EAA
As the aviation
community faces some of its greatest challenges, Tom Poberezny
steps into the role of chairman at the Experimental Aircraft
Association. In this exclusive AVweb interview, Poberezny talks
about the many hats he'll be wearing and what to expect from EAA in the
Click here to listen. (5.9 MB,
AVIATION ON THE OFFENSIVE
Three weeks ago, Cessna launched a
campaign that almost dared CEOs to fly in the face of public opinion
and keep using their business aircraft. Other companies and groups
joined in, and the result has been a noticeable shift in attitudes.
Cessna's Tom Aniello spoke with AVweb's Russ Niles about
the campaign and the results so far.
Click here to listen. (6.4 MB,
25: ATC RADIO OF MIRAMAR F-18 CRASH
This podcast is an edited
version of all of the relevant radio traffic between Shooter 25, the
F/A-18 and San Diego Approach. Shooter 25 crashed near Miramar on
December 8, killing four people on the ground. The tape has been
compressed to delete gaps and transmissions not relevant to the
Click here to listen. (4.9 MB,
ECLIPSE BE SAVED?
Wichita businessman Phil Friedman
thinks it can and, in a short time, he's gathered some important
support in his bid to keep the company alive. He spoke with
AVweb's Russ Niles.
Click here to listen. (6.9 MB,
HARTEN & CAPT. SULLENBERGER SPEAK TO CONGRESS
On Tuesday, the
House Aviation Subcommittee heard from air traffic controller Patrick
Harten about his experience on the day US Airways Flight 1549
ditched in the Hudson River his first public statement about the
event. The panel also heard from Capt. Chesley "Sully"
Sullenberger, who warned the panel that the airline industry is in
trouble and reminded them that the best safety gear for an airplane is
an experienced crew. Our podcast includes the full statements from both
men. Written testimony from all witnesses at the hearing, as well as
video of the complete event, is available here.
Click here to listen. (19.7 MB,