Also: Open Aviation Safety Reporting, ICAS 2015, Apache/Chinook Orders, Flexjet, Journey To Space Film, Sport/GA Decline?, Soloy Aviation
The LauncherOne team reports in a Virgin Galactic press release that they have been making steady progress on all of the key components of their dedicated small satellite launch vehicle. The test reached steady-state operation and allowed the team to capture high quality data about the engine during start-up, operation, and safe shutdown. It occurred the same week as multiple full duration firings of the gas generator for LauncherOne’s upper stage engine, each exceeding six minutes in duration. It’s hoped that federal legislation will cure what appears to be double taxation being imposed by the IRS when aircraft owners use an aircraft management service. U.S Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman have introduced legislation clarifying that aircraft management services are not subject to air transportation taxes. European pilots have joined aviation stakeholders in signing the ‘European Corporate Just Culture Declaration’ at a High-Level Conference on ‘Saving lives with safety information’, in Brussels. The Declaration is a commitment from wide parts of the sector to cooperate at company level to encourage pilots and other safety professionals to report safety occurrences without fear of reprisals. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 10.02.15 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode Friday, October 2nd, 2015... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Brianne Cross, 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:
LauncherOne In-House Rocket Propulsion Team Achieves Key Test Milestones
European Pilots Commit To Open Aviation Safety Reporting
Denver, FAA Partner On UAV Safety
Barnstorming: Is It Time To Panic About The Decline Of Sport And General Aviation?
James H. L. Cowan Named President And CEO Of Soloy Aviation Solutions
Yvonne Camus Confirmed As Keynote Speaker For ICAS 2015 Convention
Boeing Receives Order From India For 22 Apache, 15 Chinook Helicopters
Flexjet Takes Delivery Of Its First Embraer Legacy 500
Journey To Space 3D Film Unveils New Era Of Deep Space Exploration
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