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Airborne 06.03.24: Rotax 915/916 SB, Starship 4 Ready?, B-17 Mementos

Also: Hubble On Pause, FedEx Pilots Picket, Nexus eVTOL, VFS Honors

The Rotax folks have published a Service Bulletin after issues were noted that may affect all R915i and R916i series engines. 

Rotax operators have reported occasional, isolated, cases a momentary slipping of the overload clutch -- which may lead to a slight exceedance of the maximum rpm limit, followed by the engine rpm quickly normalizing. As previously noted, the next Starship launch seems to be pending... soon. According to Elon's troops, the fourth flight test of Starship could launch as soon as June 6 (pending regulatory approval). The launch window will open as early as 0700CT. As is the case with all developmental testing, the schedule is dynamic and likely to change. PlaneTags has finished up a run of plates using some of the castoff skins of the upper wings from the Experimental Aviation Association's B-17 Aluminum Overcast. The skins were taken off in March of 2014, when the aircraft was overhauled and stripped down for a much needed refurb. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne-Unlimited!!!

Airborne 06.03.24 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Monday, June 3rd, 2024... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Holland Lee. Holland is supported by ANN Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, as well as ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell. This episode covers:

  • Rotax Publishes Service Bulletin For ALL 915i and 916i Engines  
  • Will They Beat Starliner? Starship Set To Launch Thursday
  • B-17 Aluminum Overcast Tags Offered To Support Legendary Aircraft
  • NASA’s Hubble Temporarily Pauses Its Science Mission 
  • FedEx Pilots Hold Picket in Memphis  
  • It's A Match -- Nexus eVTOL Demonstrator Comes Together
  • Vertical Flight Society Director Gains NASA Recognition

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