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October 15, 2016

L-1011 TriStar "no simple thing"

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October 10, 2016

More news on L-1011 N910TE III

TriStar Experience announced that their L-1011 N910TE is now airworthy but they need to raise funds for the upcoming test flight and for the subsequent ferry to Kansas City Airport:
L1011 Update. It looks like N910TE is now airworthy and ready to fly to KC. As with each plane thus far, it was more expensive than we anticipated to get her to this point. We're raising additional funds prior to putting her in the air. An extra $10,000 would help with test flight fuel and other costs. Thanks for your help. To donate visit:

October 05, 2016

N140SC flew today in preparation for the CYGNSS launch

From Orbital's Twitter account:

N140SC © Orbital ATK
Our L-1011 #Stargazer lands in VAFB to conduct check outs for the upcoming #Pegasus launch of @NASA's #CYGNSS satellite
According to SpaceFlight Now website, the launch is now scheduled to take place on Nov. 21.