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.
A state-of-the art medical facility on remote Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay serves as a lasting memorial to the late Dr. David B. Nichols’ dedication to providing medical care to the community for 30 years. Now, Nichols’ aviation legacy—flying a Cessna 182 or Robinson R44 to the island every Thursday to provide that care—is set in stone.
Daher-Socata announced that it had installed the first Garmin G600 and GTN 750 avionics in one of its 2004 TBM 700C2 airplanes.
Even brief flight under actual conditions can expose how well your basic instrument flying is serving.
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