Also: Disruptive Innovation, V22 Ospreys, USAF Lets Bluebook Loose, Dawn and Ceres, FAASTeam Virtual Safety Stand Down
As SpaceX’s Elon Musk pushes ahead on his development of rocket and delivery systems to supply the International Space Station, he is also looking at finding a way to provide high-speed Internet communications for the entire world. If that sounds like an ambitious plan… it is…and it’s reported that Google and Fidelity seem to agree to the tune of $1 billion. General aviation comes to the rescue. More than 200 dogs and cats were flown from Greenville Airport in Alabama to various locations in Florida last Saturday in an effort to find new homes for the animals. Called the "Plots N Paws Sunshine Flyway", the effort was coordinated by pilots Devon and Jill Barger. It involved 15 Florida planes and pilots working together with 22 sending rescue organizations in Alabama and 17 receiving rescue organizations in Florida. A campaign is underway to restore the P-3 aircraft to firefighting service. Heading up the call to bring the Orions back is Dale Head, CEO of Orion Aerial Firefighters. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 01.23.15 is chock full of info in this Daily news episode for Friday, January 23rd, 2015... 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:
Google's Eyes Investment In SpaceX Of Nearly $1 Billion
More Than 200 Dogs And Cats Flown To New Homes In Florida
Orion Aerial To Revive P-3 Firefighting Fleet
FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) Announces Virtual Safety Stand Down
Barnstorming: Disruptive Innovation
AOPA Air Safety Institute Offers Program On Forced Landing Survival Skills
V-22 Ospreys To Take Over Navy COD Duties
USAF Releases UFO Project Bluebook
Dawn Delivers New Image Of Ceres
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