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Old Aviators and Old Airplanes….

May 15, 2012 No Comments

  Old Aviators and Old Airplanes…. This is a good little story about a vivid memory of a P-51 and its pilot, by a fellow who was 12 years old in Canada in 1967. It was to take to the air. They said it had flown in during the night from some U.S. Airport, the [...]

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An electric plane that can fly forever??

May 11, 2012 No Comments

A new aerospace company, Flight of the Century. is planning to build and fly an electric plane that can fly indefinitely! See text in red about how they intend to make the battery last longer. Interesting stuff!   Orange County, California, May 10, 2012—-American electric vehicle pioneer Chip Yates and his team of record-breaking engineers [...]

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‘Aviators’ films segments in Fargo, Grand Forks

May 11, 2012 No Comments

FARGO — Anthony Nalli is a longtime pilot, and the executive producer and one of the hosts of the popular PBS television show “The Aviators.” But he had never flown a helicopter before climbing aboard a simulator at the University of North Dakota’s School of Aerospace Sciences in Grand Forks. “I tell you, I got [...]

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Bob Hoover headlines Lindbergh Foundation’s anniversary celebration

May 10, 2012 No Comments

The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation confirmed today that legendary airshow performer and test pilot Bob Hoover will join speakers Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell, and Gene Cernan for the foundation’s 35th anniversary gala at The Explorers Club on May 18. In addition, author Reeve Lindbergh, youngest daughter of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, [...]

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Flight Journal Now Available In Digital

May 03, 2012 1 Comment

Flight Journal is like no other aviation magazine in the world. Gripping accounts of flights and combat missions put the reader in the cockpit with all involved: pilots, engineers, gunners and eye-witnesses. Flight Journal covers the world of aviation from its simple beginnings to its high-tech, no-holds-barred future. We see aviation history through the eyes of those who [...]

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Space Shuttle Enterprise to fly over NYC today

Apr 27, 2012 No Comments

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Space shuttle Enterprise has officially left Washington and is now on its way to New York City. The shuttle, which is being airlifted on the back of a 747, left Washington Dulles International Airport around 9:40 a.m. It’s expected to arrive in the New York area around 10:30 a.m. when it will fly over New York City before [...]

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James Price builds a simulator in his Pleasanton garage

Apr 26, 2012 No Comments

File this video under amazing! Air traffic controller and private pilot James Price built a flight simulator out of the nose of a 1969 Boeing 737 in his Pleasanton garage. He has been working on it as a hobby since 2000.

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Historic WWII Aircraft to Visit New England Air Museum

Apr 26, 2012 No Comments

  The New England Air Museum has announced that three historic WWII aircraft will be on public display nearby the Museum from Friday, June 8th through Sunday, June 10th. The aircraft include the B-29 “Fifi” the last fully operational Boeing B-29 Superfortress; the Consolidated B-24 bomber “Diamond Lil” and the P-51 Mustang “Brat III”.  These [...]

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