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Beneath The Wing, Part 6: Walk The Line

Posted 08-08-2013 at 05:54 PM by MaverickSawyer

Part 6: Walk The Line

No, not the Johnny Cash song. This post is about the “wingwalker” tasks during arrival and departure. And, no, that doesn’t mean I got to walk on the actual wing. (Although that would have been cool. )

So, why do you need to have people at the wingtips during arrival and pushback? Simple: the pilots can’t see anything behind them. Therefor, in order to prevent the aircraft from banging into things like light poles, baggage carts, or other...
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HASSESA VSA Update 08/08/13

Posted 08-08-2013 at 05:22 PM by Samuel Edwards

HASSESA Founder Launches Twitter Account:

Jamison Alexander has created a Twitter account for HASSESA. The blog post updates are not posted on a time schedule so news about the agencies activities are never posted at the time of occurrence.

Anyone who would like more periodic updates on HASSESA can get them here on Jamie's twitter page.

https://twitter.com/HASSESA


Final Preparations for Coming Storms:

All of our space planes...
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HASSESA VSA Update 07/31/13

Posted 07-31-2013 at 11:35 PM by Samuel Edwards
Updated 08-01-2013 at 03:03 AM by Samuel Edwards

HASSESA Locking Down Space Operations Facilities at Ascension:

As the statistics have proven and the predictions have shown, Ascension Island will see heavy rainfall nearly every day of the coming month. To keep our space vehicles safe from the elements they will be placed in our hangers with weather resistant tarps covering the entirety of the vehicles in the event the shutter doors fail in any way.

As a result, certain facilities will also shutdown as they will not...
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Phantom departs

Posted 07-22-2013 at 10:24 AM by PhantomCruiser

After a flurry of well executed phone calls, emails, notifications and exchanged bottles of alcohol, the crew of Phantom Manufacturing that was loosely attached to SRC Polygon had managed to truck or fly in several tons of white sand, miles of colored lights and paper lanterns and copious amounts of booze. Nearly everyone at the facility that wasn’t actively involved in the after-hours operation was milling about the cabanas and enjoying the ad-hoc beach party that John Kirby had arranged prior...
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My XR2 cockpit has a problem

Posted 07-20-2013 at 02:21 PM by wayney

When I use the XR2. I see my cockpit(virtual) is broken(crashed)
does anyone knows how to solve this problem?
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