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February 04, 2005

Oxygen Issue Solved Aboard Global Flyer

With Help From Kansas State University

When you're flying at 47,000 and you suddenly lose cabin pressure -- that's bad. And that's just what happened to adventurer Steve Fossett as he was ferrying the Rutan Global Flyer from Mojave, CA, to its start/finish point at Salina, KS. But thanks to a quick-thinking, resourceful engineer at Kansas State University, Fossett and Flyer are flying again.

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