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The unmanned Antares rocket built by Orbital Science Corporation lifted off from the Wallops Flight Facility at 6:22 PM last night. Shortly after liftoff the rocket exploded resulting in the loss of the Cygnus cargo ship it was carrying to the International Space Station. USA Today has once again printed a story by Thomas Frank regarding the dangers of general aviation. This time he focused on post-crash fires, and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association has responded. GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce issued an 800 word statement about USA Today’s sensationalistic article. An ATR72 on approach to Southend Airport near London came within 80 feet of colliding with a UAV, according to a report from the U.K.'s Airprox Board. The Airprox Board investigates reports of potential in-flight collisions. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 10.29.14 is chock full of info in this Daily news period ending Wednesday, October 29th, 2014... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Ashley Hale, 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:
Antares Launch Failure
GAMA Responds To Latest Sensationalistic USA Today Story On General Aviation Safety
Critical NASA Science Returns To Earth Aboard Dragon
U.K Authorities Say Quadcopter 'Deliberately' Flown At Airliner
Another Company Makes A Run At A 'Roadable' Aircraft
Classic Aero-TV: Aero-TV: Inside Redbird's Latest Innovation - Behind The Creation Of The Redhawk
Continental Offers Diesel Retrofits For African Flight School
WWII Heavy Bomber Found In Norwegian Fjord
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