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.
Beringer Wheels and Brakes announced the availability of several types of aircraft wheels on July 29 at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and said a new anti-groundloop tailwheel design is forthcoming.
The widespread presence of angle-of-attack indicators in general aviation aircraft could reduce fatal loss-of-control accidents caused by inadvertent stalls, said the FAA.
Flight Design says production and testing of its four-seat C4 is on target despite the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
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