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Wednesday, 7 November 2018

New livery for HZ-AHP

L-1011 193S-1190 (ex-Saudia) in permanent display at Royal Saudi Air Force Museum (Riyadh) was repainted in a new livery to promote the 88th Anniversary of the National Day in Saudi Arabia and also to promote the "Saudi Vision 2030" plan.

HZ-AHP © JetPhotos/AirlinerSpotter

ICON launch set for this Wednesday

News from NASA's Kennedy Space Center:
NASA and Northrop Grumman completed their Launch Readiness Review on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. There are no technical issues being worked at this time. NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer, or ICON, satellite mission is scheduled to launch Wednesday, Nov. 7, by Northrop Grumman’s Pegasus XL rocket, which will be carried aloft by the company’s L-1011 Stargazer aircraft taking off from the Skid Strip at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.