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    Burt Rutan's successful projects have pushed the boundaries of aerospace. Even the failures yielded innovation. We pay...


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  • Rutan's risky business

    News | 14 Jul 2011 13:00 | Steve Trimble

    Burt Rutan's successful projects have pushed the boundaries of aerospace. Even the failures yielded innovation. We pay tributehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rutans-risky-business-359486/
  • News in Brief

    News | 17 Feb 1999 00:00

    Falcon delivery - Executive Jet has taken delivery of the first Dassault Falcon 2000 business jet for its Netjets fractional ownership programmes. The Woodbridge, New Jersey-based company has ordered 38 Falcon 2000s in total - 26 aircraft for the US programme and 12 for the European operation - and ranks as Dassault's largest single customer. Six more Falcon 2000s are due for delivery to Executive Jet by the end of the year. Crash Cause - The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says that singer John Denver was killed after failing to switch fuel tanks on his newly acquired Rutan Aircraft Factory homebuilt Long E-Z and inadvertently putting it into a roll. The NTSB recommends that the US Federal Aviation Administration develop a training programme for novice experimental aircraft pilots. It also urges the FAA to demand improved markings on fuel gauges and the fuel tank selector handle. Denver was killed on 12 October, 1997, after leaving Monterey Peninsula Airport for prhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/News-in-Brief-48236/