Tyson Rininger's Articles

First Successful Engagement of UAV and Refueling Drogue

According to Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), the X-47B successfully engaged a refueling drogue of an Omega K-707 tanker on April...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Drones / UAV / RPA

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  • 2 years ago

F-35 Scheduled to Make Appearance at Airventure

From EAA Press Release: April 16, 2015 - A Lockheed Martin F-35 “Lightning II,” the fifth-generation fighter that will be used by...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
Photographer & Author
in Aircraft

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  • 2 years ago

SouthWest Time-Lapse Painting of Missouri One

From Southwest PR - The Aviation Technical Services hangar at Kansas City International Airport spent ten days painting this beauty to...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
Photographer & Author
in Major Airlines

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  • 2 years ago

Want an X-47B?

Naval Air Systems Command officials said on Tuesday, April 14th, that there are no plans to extend the testing for its Unmanned Carrier...
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Photographer & Author
in Drones / UAV / RPA

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  • 2 years ago

KLM Presents Animated Short, 'Bluey and the Flower Parade'

KLM's marketing team has created some fairly unique campaigns lately and their newest animated short looks as though this will become a...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
Photographer & Author
in Major Airlines

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  • 2 years ago

Hyundai Sends Message to Astronaut via Desert Text

How big does big have to be when you want to send a message to space? Although NASA frowns on commercializing their space program, auto...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Astronauts & Cosmonauts

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  • 2 years ago

Ramp Agent Forces Return of Flight

Ok, maybe you can make this one up, but it'd be a stretch. An Alaska Airlines flight headed to Los Angeles from Seattle had to turn back...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

Missing Piece of the Enola Gay Finally Located

For years following the conclusion of WWII, the Enola Gay, famous for dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, sat in the desert with her...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
Photographer & Author
in Museums & Military History

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  • 2 years ago

KLM's Regal Beagle Remembers What You Forgot

Although the promotional clip has been making the rounds for a few months, it's quite the emotional tugger. Say hello to Sherlock! From...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Industry & Organizations

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  • 2 years ago

GoPro Goes Trippy!

How long can you watch? A GoPro camera that fell off a skydiver’s helmet in Sweden was found intact and the finder, in an attempt to...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
Photographer & Author
in Skydiving

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  • 2 years ago

Always Looking Skyward? This Video is for You!

From photographer and editor, Marek Piotrowski: "Between Space and Time" is the final effect of 14 RNAV spotting days which occurred...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
Photographer & Author
in Aircraft

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  • 2 years ago

Reno Air Racing Association to Add Cessna Class

The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) has been at a crossroads for what seems like forever. Increasing insurance fees and decreasing...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Events

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  • 2 years ago

Follow the Shadow During a Total Solar Eclipse!

The recent total solar eclipse on March 20, 2015 wasn't visible to many unless you had the means to travel over water. Even then,...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

Botched Water Cannon Salute Forces Cancellation...erm, Delay of Flight

A Virgin Atlantic A330-300 had just landed in Manchester with 188 passengers on board after its high-profile inaugural flight from...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

Images From the L.A. County Air Show!

Centered within the mecca of new aviation technology, the 2nd Annual L.A. County Air Show was a huge hit with local residents and...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Events

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  • 2 years ago

Former Jet Blue Pilot Sues Airline After Flight Diverted

From the, "You can't make this stuff up" department comes this unbelievable story of a mentally disturbed pilot suing his former...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
Photographer & Author
in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

UAV's Take Center stage in 'Good Kill'

A soon to be released movie, "Good Kill", explores the ethical dilemmas felt by UAV pilots combating terrorists thousands of miles...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Drones / UAV / RPA

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  • 2 years ago

Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It!

Kent Pietsch's truck-top landing routine has already been seen by millions of spectators and is always a thrill to watch, but Mark E....
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Airshow Performers

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  • 2 years ago

Robotech Movie Franchise About to Become Reality

If you're like me and grew up watching transforming piloted robots that resembled F-14's from VF-1 and VF-84, you're gonna love...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Space Vehicles

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  • 2 years ago

TBT! When Phantoms Ruled the Aerobatic Skies

I happened to be born in 1974, the year before the Phantoms were replaced by both the USAF Thunderbird and USN Blue Angel demonstration...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Blue Angels

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  • 2 years ago