Aerospace

News and issues relating to the aerospace industry that are related to the science, engineering and business of flight in space involving civil, industrial and military applications, and similar topics related to flight in the atmosphere of the Earth that are not covered more directly by other AINonline subject channels. In other words, both astronautical and aeronautical subjects, except for those aeronautical topics that are specifically covered elsewhere on this website.

February 6, 2016, 12:03 PM

Ex-Sikorsky President Jeff Pino Killed in P-51 Crash

Pino owned the P-51 Mustang, “Big Beautiful Doll,” since early 2014, and that October made a successful gear-up landing in the airplane.

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