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Singapore Airshow 2016

The 2016 Singapore Airshow, Asia's biggest, features flights of the C-17 Globemaster, Sukhoi’s Su-30MKM fighter, and the Korean Black...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airshows

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  • 1 year ago

AUDIO: Listen To The Blue Angels Over Super Bowl 50

The cadence used by the Blue Angels "Boss" to communicate with the team is unique. While all formation team leads make their movements...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in US Navy

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  • 1 year ago

The Impact Of A Making A Wish Come True

WestJet and Make-A-Wish Canada hosted an event in their Calgary hangar recently that showcased a gallery of video vignettes of former...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airlines

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Canadian Lancaster Repainted

This summer only, from June 18 to August 31, The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Lancaster FM213, also known as VeRA, KB726, or the...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Museums & Military History

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  • 1 year ago

Super Bowl 50: Northrop Grumman's 6th Gen Fighter Concept Ad

During last year's Super Bowl amongst the usual ads for cars, beer, and other stuff, there was one spot featuring a mysterious flying...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Manufacturers

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Super Bowl 50 Air Ops

I know from my experience working at the San Francisco Fleet Week Airshow that the airspace there is very busy. Super Bowl 50 will see...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Dramatic Spectacle "The Conquest Of The Air" In Paris

While the biennial Paris Air Show is on its 'off' year there is still plenty to see for the aviation fan. From April 9th to the 14th,...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Museums & Aviation History

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  • 1 year ago

6th Man To Walk On The Moon Edgar Mitchell 1930 - 2016

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell (USN Capt. Ret.) the sixth man to walk on the moon died yesterday at the age of 85 in West Palm Beach on the...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Space

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  • 1 year ago

Faces Of Swiss 777 Livery

The first Boeing 777-300ER at SWISS is dedicated to the entire team at SWISS. Over 2,500 faces from all over the world have been put on...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airlines

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  • 1 year ago

New Costs & Safety Rules for Airshows In The U.K.

As a result of the Shoreham accident last year, airshow safety is being improved by Britain's Civilian Aviation Authority. The Air...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 1 year ago

EAA Warns New Bill "Could Create Dire Consequences"

In a statement yesterday the EAA said, "The Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act introduced in the House of...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in General Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Have You Got What It Takes? Northrup Grumman Looking For UAV Pilots

Look what popped up in job notices. Northrop Grumman has begun to look for three pilots to operate their X-47B unmanned aerial vehicle....
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Stunning! This Is How You Say Goodbye To An Icon

This impressive video was shot on January 27th when a dozen jewels of French aviation met over the Camargue region of France. Eleven...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airlines

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Boeing's First Second Century Jet Flies

Boeing recently completed the first flight of their newest jet at their Seattle plant making it the first such flight in the companies...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Manufacturers

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  • 1 year ago

Blue Angels Will Open Super Bowl 50

The Blue Angels will open the Super Bowl with their signature six-jet Delta formation immediately following the national anthem over...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Blue Angels

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  • 1 year ago

Jumbo Lands With 3/5ths Of Its Landing Gear

A British Airways 747 headed to Chicago from London turned back to Heathrow two hours into the flight because of mechanical issues...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 1 year ago

Japan Unveils Stealth Fighter Prototype

A Japan-made stealth fighter was shown to the media yesterday. The prototype was developed by a consortium of domestic companies led by...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Red Flag 2016

Exercise Red Flag 2016 is underway. The advanced aerial combat training exercise hosted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada this year, as...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Fly With Airline Captain & World Aerobatic Champion Aude Lemordant

Breitling ambassador and two-time world aerobatics champion, Aude Lemordant made her Middle East flying debut at the 2015 World Air...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airshows

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  • 1 year ago

NASA Day of Remembrance

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the loss of Space Shuttle Challenger. NASA Day of Remembrance commemorates the crews of Apollo 1,...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in NASA

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  • 1 year ago