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Flight Journal Podcast 23 – BD-5

Jun 15, 2010 No Comments

Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 23BD-5  Episode 23 – BD-5PC users – Right click the link above and “save target as” to save to your hard drive.Mac users – Control+click the link above and “download linked file” to save to your hard drive. Like what you hear? Leave us your comments and feedback below.

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Doolittle/B25 Reunion

Apr 16, 2010 No Comments

A Heads-up from Mitchellville: the Doolittle/B-25 Reunion at Dayton, OH As this is being written Air Age Mediaís erstwhile man-on-the-spot, Gerry Yarrish, Senior Technical Editor for Model Airplane News, is wandering around what looks as if it will be the largest gathering of B-25ís since WWII. Sixteen are expected to be on hand. The center [...]

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AZFTC Launches Military Transition Programs

Apr 14, 2010 No Comments

  Photo Caption: Arizona Flight Training Center, Chief Flight Instructor Rick Rademaker, with German Air Force Major Torsten Wagner. Major Wagner received his Multi and Single-engine ATP, as well as CFI single-engine add-on ratings, through AZFTCís military transition program.   Glendale, Arizona ñ Arizona Flight Training Center has developed several programs for military aviators who [...]

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Heroic World War II Flying Aces Share Personal Accounts of Flying P-51 Mustangs Amidst Restored Mustang Aircraft and Mustang Cars

Apr 08, 2010 No Comments

  Photo courtesy of Marc M. Ellis / H2OPictures   For the first time, two wildly popular, ìhigh-octaneî events will converge on one dayóSaturday, April 17ó at Fantasy of Flight, offering guests twice the fun and twice the entertainment value for the price of admission. First, the three-part Living History Symposium concludes with ìVictory in [...]

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First MAF Pilot Honored For Wartime Service

Mar 26, 2010 No Comments

  As the first pilot for Mission Aviation Fellowship, Betty Greene became the first woman to fly across the Andes and the first woman to pilot an aircraft in Sudan. But Greene, a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of World War II, wasn’t one to talk about her pioneering achievements. As WASP [...]

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Worldπs First Commercial Spaceship Takes Inaugural Flight

Mar 26, 2010 No Comments

Virgin Galactic announced that its commercial manned spaceship, VSS Enterprise, successfully completed its first captive carry test flight, taking off at 07.05 am (PST) from Mojave Air and Spaceport, California. The spaceship was unveiled to the public for the first time on December 7, 2009 and named by Governors Schwarzenegger and Richardson. VSS Enterprise remained [...]

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Clues emerging about crashed WW II plane in Oregon

Mar 26, 2010 No Comments

PORTLAND, Ore. ñ Officials investigating the wreckage of a World War II-era dive bomber found in the Oregon woods say at least three U.S. Navy planes of that type went down in that area from 1945 to 1948. Tillamook County Sheriff Todd Anderson said Friday investigators still don’t know the origin of the wrecked Helldiver [...]

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Pilot Riccardo Mortara sets world record despite Icelandic eruption

Mar 26, 2010 No Comments

Geneva (CH) March 21, 2010: Swiss aviator Riccardo Mortara and his crew have set the record for the fastest flight around the world in a 9,000-12,000kg aircraft. They had to add a 12th leg to their trip, after plans to land in Keflavik, Iceland, were aborted due to a volcanic eruption. Their plane, a 1980 Sabreliner [...]

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