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June 18, 2013

NASA Announces Memorial Service For Astronaut Neil Armstrong

Event To Be Held At The Johnson Space Center On Thursday

NASA will honor the life and historic achievements of astronaut Neil Armstrong during a memorial service at 1000 CDT Thursday, June 20, at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Armstrong made history on July 20, 1969, when he became the first person to walk on the moon as commander of Apollo 11.

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Airborne 06.18.13: Reno Race Shakeup, A350 XWB First Flight, Great Lakes Flies!

Also: Beechcraft Not Happy With GAO, More Damage to GA From FAA, Cessna 172 SAIB, An Inspirational Leap 

The inability to reach agreement over a number of unsettled restrictions, involving the Reno Air racing Association and the FAA, forced the Unlimited Racing Division of the National Air Racing Group to call for a "safety stand down" from this year's Reno Air Races. Yet, within hours of that announcement, the Reno Air Racing Association unveiled the Unlimited Warbird Racing Class, a new, high-profile racing class organization at the 50th annual National Championship Air Races this September. Ashley, Airbus’ entry into the fuel-efficient composite-construction market took off at 10 am local time from  Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France on Friday, and f




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