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Aviation Innovator Rex Buren Beisel

September 23, 2014 by  
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Designed by American aeronautical engineer Rex Buren Beisel, the Vought F4U Corsair was the first fighter aircraft with the capability of exceeding a speed of 400 mph in level flight carrying a full military load. The single engine aircraft was used extensively in World War II, allowing the Allied forces to dominate the skies in the Pacific…

Hagerstown Wings and Wheels 2014

August 28, 2014 by  
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This family-fun event offers the opportunity to see a wide variety of vintage aircraft, historic military vehicles, experimental aircraft and a civil air patrol aircraft display…

Rochester International Airshow 2014

July 25, 2014 by  
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The program for this exciting two-day event includes the USAF Thunderbirds; Iron Eagle Aerobatic Team; Bill Gordon Red Baron Stearman…

FAA Faces Multiple Challenges in Drone Regulation

July 22, 2014 by  
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As drone technology advances, the call for regulation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) by various parties is becoming more urgent. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been given a deadline of September 2015 to compile rules and protocols to regulate the use of UAVs in American airspace, but recent reports suggest this deadline will not be met as the regulatory body…

Historic Aircraft: Memphis Belle

June 24, 2014 by  
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Constructed in early-1942, and delivered to the 91st Bomb Group at Dow Field, Bangor, Maine, in September of that year, the legendary Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress, Memphis Belle has a long and fascinating history. The aircraft was second B-17 to carry out twenty-five…

Greenwood Aviation Expo 2014

June 13, 2014 by  
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The Greenwood Aviation is all about “Flying, Family and Fun!” as is clearly evident by the schedule of events set to take place on 21 June 2014. Between 8:00 and 11:00 there will be General Aircraft Arrivals, Military Aircraft Arrivals, and Car and Bike Show Arrivals, while between 9:30 and 11:30 the Kids Fest will be in full swing…

IATA Promotes Aviation Safety

April 15, 2014 by  
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With more than 470 international organizations submitting data, and participation from over 90% of IATA member carriers, the Global Aviation Data Management (GADM) initiative aims to provide the aviation industry with a comprehensive airline operational database to facilitate a proactive approach in analyzing trends and managing risks…

Historic Aviator Harriet Quimby

April 1, 2014 by  
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Born in Arcadia, Michigan, on May 11, 1875, Harriet Quimby became the first woman in the United States to be awarded a pilot’s license in 1911. On April 16, 1912, she became the first woman to successfully pilot an airplane across the English Channel – an event which earned her the moniker…

Visit the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona

March 18, 2014 by  
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Located at the Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, Arizona, the Pima Air & Space Museum is home to nearly 300 aircraft, as well as the Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame. The museum is closely associated with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), keeper of the largest aircraft preservation and storage facility in the world

The Airbus Beluga Super Transporter

March 4, 2014 by  
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With production centers in a number of different locations throughout Europe, each specializing in the manufacture of sections of aircraft which are later assembled, Airbus needs reliable methods of transport between its various factories…

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