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SportStar flight test - comparison with Foxbat

Here’s a completely unsolicited flight report on an Evektor SportStar with references to the Foxbat. The flights were conducted early this year at Jandakot Airport… 658 more words

Foxbat Technical

Bombardier CS300 successfully completes its first flight

Bombardier (Montreal and Toronto) issued this statement on the first flight of the CS300 yesterday (February 27):

Another major milestone in Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft program was reached on February 27 with the maiden flight of the CS300 airliner. 405 more words


Flight Testing

Testing aerospace vehicles is one of the most demanding and hazardous occupations one can aspire to.  For as long as our species has attempted to mimic birds and achieve the ability to fly, people have been constructing- and test flying- devices by which to conquer the air.   837 more words

Orion Launch Coverage Live

NASA’s new manned spacecraft, Orion, test launches soon via a Delta IV Heavy. The countdown is holding at 4 minutes because of a fuel valve or something in the rocket. 29 more words


National Museum of the Air Force

Along with this year´s New York City Marathon (see my post about it here), the other key visit in our trip to the US was the… 1,972 more words


SpaceShipTwo Pilot 20th Person Killed in Space Mission or Flight Test

UPDATED: November 1, 2014 2:56 p.m.

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — The pilot killed Friday when Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo exploded has been identified as Michael Alsbury, CBS News reports. 528 more words


Thinking obliquely - book review

I recently finished another (1) interesting book of the NASA aeronautics series that are free to download from its media catalogue.

This book, by Bruce I. 1,569 more words