Virgil “Gus” Grissom was the first person to fly in space twice and chosen to command the first Apollo manned mission. Gus was described as being intellectually curious, a hard worker, and modest. He flew over 100 missions in the Korean War, was one of seven astronauts chosen for the Mercury space exploration program, and
The Gemini 3 mission was part of the 10 mission Gemini program that would test mission procedures, spacecraft maneuverability, and equipment scheduled for use in the Apollo program. This was the first two-manned mission for the US space program and the first manned Gemini mission. The Gemini spacecraft was also the first appearance of an
Flight instrumentation is critical to the safety of commercial, transport, and business flights alike. When instruments aren’t displaying or calculating accurate information, the next steps of the flight can’t be determined with accuracy. Pilots and flight systems rely on the accuracy of sensors and displays to make adjustments to flight, especially in emergency situations. While
The Ohio Aviation Maintenance Symposium took place at the Columbus State Conference Center on Thursday March 16th. The space provided better audio visual presentation options over the aviation maintenance facility at Bolton Field Airport. The event provided AMTs with 8 hours of Inspection Authorization (IA) training. Over 200 aviation maintenance professionals attended and roughly 20
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