BK-1, the United Kingdom’s first Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II production aircraft, flew its inaugural flight Friday. Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti took the short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) jet through a series of functional flight checks during… Continue reading
Future Spaceship Pilot takes his Inaugural Flight at the controls of VMS Eve
To date, all test flights of WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo have been piloted by Scaled Compositeâ€™s cadre of talented test pilots.
WhiteKnightTwo took to the air for the… Continue reading
A major win for NASAâ€™s plan to use commercial rockets for astronaut transport
Cape Canaveral, Florida â€“ June 7, 2010 â€“ SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corp.) announced that the inaugural flight of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle successfully launched and… Continue reading