Also: Aero-Integrity, Iran's Monkey-In-Space Program, and Remembering Columbia, Challenger and Apollo 1
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced to the employees of the U.S. Department of Transportation that after serving for four years in President Obama’s Cabinet, he would not be staying on for the second term. In its sixth update on its investigation into a battery fire aboard a JAL Dreamliner January 7, the NTSB said its examination of the damaged battery has transitioned from macroscopic to microscopic. The Islamic Republic of Iran says it has taken another step towards becoming a space-faring nation by launching a monkey into space and recovering the animal alive after a sub-orbital flight - though a prior attempt failed.
Airborne 02.01.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, February 1st, 2013... 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 Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
LaHood Will Not Serve A Second Term As DOT Secretary
Wrap Around of 787 Latest Multiple Developments??
Girls With Wings Pilot Shop Closing
Cobham Granted HeliSAS EASA Certifications
Barnstorming: Do EWe Need An Aviation Integrity Project?
Iran Reportedly Launches Monkey Into Space
Columbia Lost 10 Years Ago Today
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