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2015/03/28 03:41
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... Brig. Gen. Patrick Higby, commander of the 81st Training Wing at Keesler. Dozens of aircraft will be either on display or in the air this weekend. More than two dozen static displays,...
2015/03/28 03:41
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2015/03/26 22:50
2015/03/26 22:50
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... a cruising altitude of 38,000 feet at 9:45 in the skies over southern France, before the aircraft went into a steep and terminal descent. It plunged to earth at a rate of 4000 feet per...
2015/03/26 22:20
2015/03/26 22:20
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... the aviation industry will shift to a model that eliminates pilots in favor of automated aircraft. R.W. Mann & Co. is an airline industry and consulting firm based in New York, led by Bob...
2015/03/26 16:35
2015/03/26 16:35
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... 1.4 percent of total operating revenue. "They're not about to give up a revenue stream," Douglas Kidd, executive director of the National Association of Airline Passengers recently told New...
2015/03/26 08:49
2015/03/26 08:49
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Airbus recently performed full-scale structural testing of an A350 XWB pylon structure in NIAR's Aircraft Structural Test and Evaluation Center. The pylon was designed by Airbus' Wichita...
2015/03/25 20:31
2015/03/25 20:31
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... getting second life as an unmanned vehicle. Boeing is repurposing the retired single-engine aircraft into remote-controlled drone that the US Air Force will use to test newly developed weapons...
2015/03/25 19:03
2015/03/25 19:03
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... still have been in excellent condition, experts said on Tuesday. Modern civilian aircraft are reaching the end of their career at a quarter-century, but should remain in perfect...
2015/03/25 12:45
2015/03/25 12:45
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... had just finished loading more than a thousand tons of incendiary bombs, depth charges, anti-aircraft ammunition, and blockbuster bombs. Because it was an oil fire, water alone wasn’t enough to...
2015/03/24 20:16
2015/03/24 20:16
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The Douglas X-3 Stiletto was designed to test features of an aircraft suitable for sustained flights at supersonic speeds and high altitudes. It first flew in 1952, but engine development difficulties...
2015/03/24 18:43
2015/03/24 18:43
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... to design planes and then test them in wind tunnels. Then in 1946, two workers from the Douglas Aircraft Co. started Pacific Miniatures. The company, based in Fullerton, Calif., created...
2015/03/24 17:07
2015/03/24 17:07
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A Malaysia Airlines aircraft lands at Kuala Lumpur Airport in December 2014 -© AFP The last 14 months has seen a series of high profile air crashes, a worrying number of which remain unresolved. 11...
2015/03/24 15:54
2015/03/24 15:54
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Diyarbakir airport, in southeastern Turkey, killing 75 people. October 8, 2001: An SAS McDonnell Douglas MD-87 airliner collided with an eight-seater Cessna which had allegedly strayed on to the...
2015/03/24 12:34
2015/03/24 12:34
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... about almost losing his life during his time in the army, admitting he was terrified when the aircraft ran out of fuel and dumped him and the other men on board into the freezing cold ocean. He...
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2015/03/22 08:57
2015/03/22 08:57
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... to design planes and test them in wind tunnels. Then in 1946, two workers from the Douglas Aircraft Co. started Pacific Miniatures with the encouragement of the aircraft manufacturer....
2015/03/21 17:48
2015/03/21 17:48
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... She dressed in the iconic Rosie uniform for last week's event. She worked for Doak Aircraft in California during the war, making bomb bay doors for the Douglas A-26 Invader. She was a...
2015/03/21 02:45
2015/03/21 02:45
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... that beset them, served as the hospital and bomb-proof shelter for the likes of General Douglas MacArthur and Philippine President Manuel Quezon, who was inaugurated during the seige. Both...
2015/03/21 00:51
2015/03/21 00:51
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... children. “I was 10 years old when I read Reach For The Sky [the biography of RAF pilot Douglas Bader] which confirmed my dream to become a fighter pilot. I got my pilot’s licence aged 17...
2015/03/20 21:50
2015/03/20 21:50
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Have a look under the seat and you will probably find my front teeth.'" The car ended up in Kirk Douglas' 1954 film, "The Racers," then American Tom Carstens rebuilt it in 1955 with a 5-liter...
2015/03/20 02:25
2015/03/20 02:25
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Sheriff's Office and the Joint Terrorism Task Force are looking for the owner of an unmanned aircraft, or drone, found flying over a local industrial complex twice this month.More >> The...
2015/03/19 19:42
2015/03/19 19:42
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... West over Ukraine, Russian bombers forced NATO to scramble jets to intercept Russian military aircraft over 400 times last year — more than twice as often as in 2013, according to Secretary...
2015/03/28 03:41
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