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New Tiltrotor Aircraft Seeks FAA Approval

May 13, 2014 by  
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The value of military aircraft with both short takeoff and landing (STOL) and vertical takeoff and landing capabilities (VTOL) was recognized by the United States Department of Defense decades ago, prompting the collaboration between Boeing Helicopters and Bell Helicopter in 1983 to develop a tiltrotor aircraft….

Explore the USS Hornet Apollo Recovery Ship

April 29, 2014 by  
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Moored at Alameda Point (former Naval Air Station Alameda) in San Francisco Bay, the aircraft carrier USS Hornet is a registered State and National Historic Landmark which has been open to the public since October 1998. This magnificent floating museum has the distinction of having participated…

Riverside Airshow 2014

February 28, 2014 by  
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The Riverside Airshow is in its 22nd year, offering aviation-themed family fun and entertainment. The program includes breathtaking aerial performances to delight the entire family…

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

December 17, 2013 by  
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Located on Miramar Way in San Diego, California, the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum offers visitors the opportunity to view a wide range of aircraft and military vehicles, along with exhibits and artifacts detailing the exciting history and fascinating legacy of the United States Marine Corps Aviation…

Visit California’s March Field Air Museum

November 19, 2013 by  
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Located adjacent to the March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, California, the March Field Air Museum was opened to the public on December 19, 1979. At the dedication ceremony the keynote address was delivered by Lt. General James P. Mullins, the 15th Air Force Commander…

Lyon County Fly-In 2013

September 12, 2013 by  
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The 17th annual Lyon County Fly-In promises a weekend of excitement and activity. The event offers the opportunity to see antique aircraft,modern military aircraft and fire-fighting planes, as well as meet pilots and…

VTOL X-Plane Development Challenge

April 22, 2013 by  
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As aviation technology continues to develop at breakneck speed, the goal of producing aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities, that can fly as fast as a fixed-wing airplane may soon become a reality…

PNC Air Show 2012

April 17, 2012 by  
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Spectators at the PNC Airshow 2012 can look forward to a number of fantastic performances and displays. Performers will include Red Star and The Dragon Jet, Clyde Zeller, Mike Vaknin, Bill Leff, John Klatt, Skip Stewart and the Air Combat Command Heritage Flight.

FLS Microjet Flight Tests Exceed Expectations

March 6, 2012 by  
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The FLS Microjet by BD-Micro Technologies, Inc. (BMT) completed Phase I flight testing on May 5th 2011. During testing, all performance expectations were either met or exceeded. Better known as the “James Bond jet”, the BD-5J Microjet for the first time ever is available as a complete and modernized, ready to assemble, integrated airframe, avionics, and powerplant systems package. BMT is currently taking orders for a limited production of the FLS Microjet kit.

Explore the Air Force Museum of New Zealand

January 31, 2012 by  
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With a collection of twenty-eight classic aircraft, and millions of aviation-related mementos of all descriptions, the Air Force Museum of New Zealand has been preserving and presenting the fascinating history of the country’s Military Aviation since 1987.

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