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Fossett and Delore break legendary glider record

Jul 16, 2007 No Comments
 
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Embry-Riddle Offers New Scholarship for Civil Air Patrol Members

Jul 16, 2007 No Comments

Contact: Thomas Cavanagh(386) 947-5287thomas.cavanagh@erau.edu Embry-Riddle Offers New Scholarship for Civil Air Patrol Members Daytona Beach, Fla., July 16, 2007 ñ Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University ñ Worldwide Campus and the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) have agreed to partner on a scholarship program for active members and cadets of the CAP admitted to a Worldwide Campus degree program. [...]

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Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 3 – Curtiss Jenny

Jul 02, 2007 No Comments

Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 3Curtiss Jenny. Episode 3 – Curtiss JennyClick the play button above to stream audio or  use the link above to download the show to your computer.PC users – Right click the link above and “save target as” to save to your hard drive.Mac users – Control+click the link above and [...]

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An engine cylinder is cracked

Jun 28, 2007 No Comments

The latest from Operation Bolero II is that Glacier Girl has a cracked cylinder in the starboard engine and that the trip has been postponed. Glacier Girl and company are currently back in Goose Bay and all are safe.

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Maintenance on Tuesday

Jun 27, 2007 No Comments

The P-51 had a precautionary glycol pump change on Tuesday, so the trip to Greenland has been postponed until today, Wednesday June 27. Steve Hinton made a maintenance check flight Tuesday 6/26 in Glacier Girl. (Photo by John M. Dibbs.)

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Maintenance Day

Jun 26, 2007 No Comments

Monday in Goose Bay was a scheduled maintenance day, and Glacier Girl and Miss Velma were given a thorough going over before the next leg of the flight. Mike DeMarino works on Glacier Girl’s port engine during the scheduled maintenance day. He is the back-up P-38 pilot should Stevie Hinton get sick. (Photo by John [...]

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Operation Bolero II update

Jun 25, 2007 No Comments

Glacier Girl and Miss Velma, along with their pilots and support staff and aircraft, made it to Goose Bay yesterday, encountering some difficult weather en route. Wearing survival gear, Steve Hinton (piloting GG) in company with Ed Shipley in the Mustang, flew with the PC-12 mothership, flown by Rod Lewis, into Goose Bay from Presque [...]

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NASA DFRC needs your help!

Jun 15, 2007 No Comments

NASA DFRC is trying to resurrect F-16XL-1 (SN 75-0749).  We have a flight manual supplement (that is badly in need of revision most likely) and an F-16A flight manual, so I think we have enough information to operate the basic airplane.  What we cannot find and therefore do not have is a pilot procedures document [...]

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