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N.D. Loses Last ANG Aircraft

N.D. Loses Last ANG Aircraft

One of the most historic days in the 66-year history of the North Dakota Air National Guard will be marked Tuesday when the last Air Guard aircraft, a Learjet 35-based C-21A, will leave the Fargo base for good, and there will be no aircraft replacing it. Since February 1947, a month after the service was first […]
A380 to Star in Dublin’s FlightFest

A380 to Star in Dublin’s FlightFest

One of the largest aircraft in the world, the Airbus A380, will fly up the Liffey, a river in Ireland, at low level in three weeks’ time. It will be joined by other aircraft from almost every decade since the 1930s as part of the FlightFest air show in Dublin on Sept 15. Around 100,000 […]

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Vietnam Vet Still Flying Hueys

Vietnam Vet Still Flying Hueys

There’s a distinctive “whub, whub, whub” sound that signals the approach of a Bell helicopter. Whether the pilot is speeding at more than 120 miles an hour, or slowed and hovering six feet off the ground, it’s hard to mistake the sound. “Anybody that was in Vietnam or anybody that was in a war knows […]
Steamboat Springs Gears Up for Air Fest

Steamboat Springs Gears Up for Air Fest

John Barry’s career speaks for itself. He served in the U.S. Air Force for more than 30 years, retiring in 2004 as a two-star general.He was a White House Fellow in the mid-1980s and was the superintendent of Aurora Public Schools from 2006 to 2013. In 2011, he was selected by the Colorado Association of […]

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Hueys Find New Home in Alabama

Hueys Find New Home in Alabama

Dozens of area residents and military veterans showed up at Blackwell Field Airport in Ozark, Ala., on Saturday for the unique chance to fly in Vietnam-era U.S. Army helicopters. The Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark partnered with the Hampton, Ga.-based Army Aviation Heritage Foundation to present an open house event of sorts, celebrating the permanent arrival […]
On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History

1905 – Birth of Constantin “Kostia” Wladimir Rozanoff, French World War II fighter pilot, test pilot, French air force colonel and a pioneer of jet aviation. 1918 – British World War I flying aces Arthur Rowe Spurling (pilot) and George Stanley Bell (observer/gunner), flying an Airco DH.9 bomber, shoot down five Fokker D.VII fighters on […]

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Warbirds to Dominate Big Bear Air Fair

Warbirds to Dominate Big Bear Air Fair

The preparations are nearing completion. The final details are being fine tuned. And the planes will begin arriving for the 2013 Big Bear Air Fair in California. Celebrating aviation history, the Big Bear Air Fair is tomorrow at the Big Bear City Airport. Gates open at 7 a.m., with an opening ceremony featuring skydivers, presentation of […]
Grimes Field Readies for MERFI

Grimes Field Readies for MERFI

Aviators and flight enthusiasts will celebrate their passion at Urbana’s annual Mid Eastern Regional Fly-in (MERFI) at Grimes Field in Ohio this weekend. Youths age 8 to 17 will get a chance to experience flight first-hand as part of the Young Eagles program. The 47th annual MERFI will be held from 5 p.m. today through 1 […]

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Dream Chaser Flying, Sorta

Dream Chaser Flying, Sorta

Sierra Nevada conducted a captive carriage test flight of the Dream Chaser engineering test article Thursday at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California in preparation for the start of approach and landing free flight tests next month. The two-hour flight covered a three-mile route over the dry lake bed […]
On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History

1834 – Birth of Samuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer, physicist, inventor of the bolometer and pioneer of aviation. 1909 – The first international aviation meeting begins in Bétheny, France; 23 European airplanes make 87 flights during one week and the meeting will have a strong influence on the technical and military aspects of flight. 1914 – […]
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