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August 3, 2009
By Warren D. Morningstar
White Knight Two made its public debut at AirVenture 09. The Burt Rutan design will carry Space Ship Two up to 50,000 feet, where it will then carry six passengers up to 360,000 feet and sub-orbital flight, weightlessness, and one heck of a view. See the video.
AOPA is asking the FAA to withdraw a proposed airworthiness directive that could affect thousands of ECi cylinders.
Cessna reports "strong deliveries" of the new TTx since being awarded an FAA type certificate in June, and Brazil has followed suit.
Tickets for the 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship series, including two U.S. races, are now on sale.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.