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For Immediate Release March 28, 2013


David Allen V.P. Marketing and Communications
Black Sky Training - www.blacksky.aero
Dallen@blacksky.aero 559-281-3163 (cell)

FAA/AST affirms commitment to safety with first ever course approval

Today the FAA awarded Black Sky Training the first ever safety approval for space training. This signals that the FAA/AST continues the commitment to safety for the flying public that began in 1958. “The flying public has come to expect the highest level of safety for its passengers, and training for the men and women whose job it is to transport passengers to and from their destinations. By establishing a standard protocol for training of the flying public and flight crews, they [the FAA/AST] have signaled the burgeoning space flight industry that nothing but the highest safety standards are to be provided to the passengers.”

Black Sky Chairman George Tyson went on to say “We continue with our philosophy of ‘train and train the right way’ by having several ground courses, as well as the flight courses currently in the approval process. “

Spokesman David Allen confirmed that Black Sky Training was working on course offerings that number well into the double digits, “we set out, at inception, to be the leaders in Space Flight Training, whether it is for the participants, flight crew, or pilots. And with this approval, and the pending courses, we are well on our way to fulfilling our goal of multiple training programs at multiple sites.”

Black Sky Training is a privately held Space Flight Training Company. Home office is Oviedo, Florida.

Item of Interest

Black Sky Training will be the presenter during the following at Sun-N-Fun forums:

Thursday, April 11, 2013

11:00 am
How to keep your personality from killing you in the cockpit by George Tyson; Your personality shapes and colors what you see of the world and affects how you react during an emergency. Not knowing the strengths and weaknesses of your personality type can kill you.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

9:00 am
Becoming a FAA approved space plane pilot by George Tyson. The steps and training needed to become an FAA approved Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) pilot.

12:00 Noon
Energy Management; Falling with style by Bryan Kuklinski. Understanding the relationship between power, lift, drag, potential energy and kinetic energy increases flying efficiency and allows you to make a safe unpowered landing.

1:00 pm
The dangers, causes and signs of slow onset hypoxia by Dr. Paul Buza. Slow onset hypoxia has been responsible for several major airline tragedies. Learn how to recognize and mitigate slow on set hypoxia before it kills you.