During our visit this week to NBAA 2014, Jim Campbell had a chance to talk with Mark Lange of Aviation Modification Leaders, also known as AML, and learn about a new technology that is almost beyond belief. They discussed a system that is designed to increase the situational awareness in the cockpit by identifying fatigue, the effects of hypoxia, and the side effect of sleep apnea. There are additional benefits of the system but these are the top 3 that have been identified as the short fuse to an accident. NASA has captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent after it launched in September. It’s hoped data from these thermal images may provide critical engineering information for future missions to the surface of Mars. The non-profit conservation group known as, LightHawk, will begin flying monthly aerial surveys over the northern Gulf of California to save the critically endangered Vaquita Porpoise, whose population currently stands at approximately 97 individuals. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 10.24.14 is chock full of info in this news period ending Friday, October 24th, 2014... 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:
AML’s innovative Pilot Fatigue Warning System
New Commercial Rocket Descent Data May Help NASA With Future Mars Landings
LightHawk Flies To Help Save Endangered Porpoise
AW609 Test Pilots Receive Iven C. Kincheloe Award
Airbus Introduces A New VIP Cabin Concept
FreeFlight Systems Introduces FTX-200 ADS-B System
Quicksilver Makes First Flight Of Customer Owned S-LSA
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