Ric Peterson's Articles

Draken Trial Wraps Up This Week @ Nellis AFB

Draken International has a fleet of over 70 fighter jets, the company operates the largest privately-owned fleet of ex-military aircraft...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Behind The Scenes With Chuck Aaron In James Bond Spectre

Chuck Aaron may be retired from airshows but I think we'll be seeing more of him. His recent scene in the James Bond film Spectre is...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airshows

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  • 1 year ago

Spectacular Night Show @ AirVenture 15

The night airshow in all its glory at EAA AirVenture 2015. Watch this stunning video from the team at Oshkosh featuring Team Aeroshell,...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airshows

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  • 1 year ago

Senate Passes Pilot's Bill Of Rights 2 With Full Support

The Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, has been passed by the full senate and will now go to the House for consideration. The bill, which...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in General Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

31,793 Christmas Miracles From WestJet This Year

WestJet's first Christmas video has 43,238,648 views on YouTube alone. Called "WestJet Christmas Miracle" it gifted all the passengers...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airlines

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  • 1 year ago

Red Bull Air Races Add Indianapolis For 2016

Goodbye Texas, hello Indiana. The Red Bull Air Race World Championship will mark its ninth season in 2016 with two new stops where fans...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Air Racing

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  • 1 year ago

Honda Jet Sounds...

Someone on YouTube going by the name of sailesh2001 uploaded this gem. Turn up the volume, press play, watch and LISTEN to the Honda Jet...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Business & Commercial Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Morgan Freeman OK After Emergency Landing

A plane carrying actor Morgan Freeman and his pilot blew a tire on takeoff from a Mississippi airport after which the 78-year-old...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 1 year ago

Spirit Of St. Louis Flies Again

On December 5, 2015, The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome's reproduction of the 'Spirit of St. Louis' flew for the first time. Builder Ken...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Museums & Aviation History

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  • 1 year ago

Meet Canada's Hornet Demo Pilot For 2016

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) announced the appointment of Captain Ryan "Roid" Kean as the pilot for the 2016 CF-18 Demonstration...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airshows

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  • 1 year ago

US Clinches Top Spot At FAI World Air Games

The 2015 edition of the FAI World Air Games was awarded to the United Arab Emirates for the first time and was held in Dubai from the...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Aerobatics

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  • 1 year ago

HondaJet Approved As Scheduled

The HondaJet HA-420 light biz jet received FAA type certification, allowing for deliveries. The airworthiness certificate was approved...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Business & Commercial Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Canadian Hornet Demo Team Theme and Paint Announced

The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) or more commonly referred to as "The Plan", will be the theme on next year's Canadian...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Franken-Herc!

The 934th Airlift Wing, home of the Global Vikings, shot this 'horrific' scene. The unit based at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Military Aviation

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  • 1 year ago

Belly Landing At Palm Springs

A business jet with landing gear issues made an impressive belly landing at the Palm Springs International Airport in California...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 1 year ago

LOL! The Best Landing Video Of The Year!

Wait for it, and it's worth the wait, the video starts by showing a Boeing 777 touching down at the Frankfurt Airport in Germany and...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airlines

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  • 1 year ago

Air Canada Scores First For Christmas This Year

Never mind that the people in the video below are all of a certain demographic and beautiful human beans, this year's Air Canada...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airlines

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  • 1 year ago

Defining 'Sizzle' Reel!

The International Air Show Council's annual convention starts this weekend in Las Vegas and Team Oracle is ready for the 2016 season....
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airshows

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  • 1 year ago

UPDATED: Transport Canada Suspends Buffalo Airways' Air Operator Certificate

Update December 2, 12:44pm: Buffalo Airways released a statement yesterday that said, "Buffalo Airways would like to thank all of it's...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Cargo Operators

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  • 1 year ago

Ideas: Bedtime Stories Connecting Traveling Parents With Kids At Home

How can parents tell their kids a bedtime story even though they have to catch a plane? Lufthansa 'Bedtime Stories' allow traveling...
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Posted by Ric Peterson
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in Airlines

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  • 1 year ago