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Icarus Montgolfier Wright by Larry Dighera
This video conveys the spirit of airmen throughout the ages tracing their progress in an artistic and dramatic saga that touches us all. The voice at the beginning of this video is that of artist Joseph Mugnaini (a family friend), as are the illustrations. http://youtu.be/lm5kylavY3Y ...
October 13th 14 05:14 PM
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Historic Photographs by Larry Dighera
Historic aviation paper at auction: http://www.rrauction.com/browse_gallery.cfm?category=53 Download images before they are sold.
October 13th 14 03:45 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Flying with artificial limbs by [email protected]
On Friday, June 27, 1997 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, Willy Van wrote: I have a friend interested in obtaining his private pilots licence in Canada. He has one artificial leg and is concerned about his ability to operate the rudder pedals particularily for braking. On the advice of the local club he...
October 12th 14 04:26 AM
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Jerrie Mock Goes West by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Jerrie-Mock-Goes-West222846-1.html Jerrie Mock Goes West Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the Ohio aeronautical engineer, adventurer, pilot and media-described housewife who became the first female pilot to fly solo around the world, died Tuesday. Mock was at her...
October 7th 14 08:55 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Unbelievable Airbus A380 vertical Take-off + Amazing Air Show ( HD ) Paris Air show 2013 by Larry Dighera
Wanna see, what happens if you place two former military pilots of the French Navy in the cockpit of an Airbus A380? A vertical take-off and some acrobatic maneuvers are the result. Two pilots who previously worked for the French Navy have been working as test pilots for Airbus since a few years....
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October 5th 14 04:20 AM
by Orval Fairbairn Go to last post
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SunAero Electric Aircraft by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/press-releases/308.html "Sun Flyer" Solar-Electric Training Airplane Enters Next Development Phase September 22, 2014 DENVER, Colorado - Sept. 22, 2014 - Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) has entered the next phase of development for its high tech solar-electric...
September 27th 14 04:52 PM
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FAA says homebuilders have to build the components of their projects off-airport by Larry Dighera
FAA Says Hangars No Place For Homebuilders http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/2872-full.html?ET=avweb:e2872:218609a:&st=email#222534 The FAA says most of the work involved in building an airplane is a "non-aeronautical use" and it has singled out homebuilders in a new proposed policy...
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September 24th 14 03:39 AM
by Bug Dout Go to last post
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FAA Bans GA Ride Sharing Companies by Larry Dighera
FAA Bans GA Ride Sharing Companies http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/2884-full.html?ET=avweb:e2884:218609a:&st=email#222609 In a legal interpretation http://www.scribd.com/doc/236884814/FAA-Ruling-Banning-Planesharing released Aug. 13, the FAA's Chief Counsel for Regulations has...
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September 20th 14 05:56 AM
by Sylvia Else Go to last post
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Join us to help save Santa Monica Airport! by Larry Dighera
Subject: Reminder | Join us to help save Santa Monica Airport! From: "AOPA - Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association" Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:15:54 -0400 (EDT) Help Save SMO! Please join Santa Monicans for Open and Honest Development Decisions. AOPA President Mark Baker...
September 13th 14 04:30 PM
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Happy AWOL Norad Day on Thursday by [email protected]
Good job USAF academy graduates of the fundie sects Caleb, Jacob, Joshua etc. Trillions spent on USAF over the years and the closest air cover on 9/11 was a AFANG pilot from UAL stationed in Cape Cod.
September 10th 14 11:16 PM
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Electroflight Team Aims To Fly 300 MPH On Batteries by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Team-Aims-To-Fly-300-MPH-On-Batteries222710-1.html Electroflight Team Aims To Fly 300 MPH On Batteries By Mary Grady | September 1, 2014 Electroflight http://www.electro-flight.co.uk/aeroplane.html, a team of British glider builders, recently announced it...
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September 10th 14 04:43 AM
by Skywise Go to last post
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12th Annual N40 H.O.P.S. (Homebuilt/Owning/Piloting/Student) Party,Wed, 7/30/14 by Dallas
Jay Honeck wrote: This is your official invitation to our annual HOPS Party in the North 40 during Oshkosh Airventure. ("HOPS" stands for "Homebuilt, Owning, Piloting, and Student".) This will be our 32nd consecutive Oshkosh Fly-In! As always, this party will be held at our campsite...
August 20th 14 02:53 AM
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We have shot down MH17! by Mohammed from Texas
Infidels, I'm Mohammed from Texas, former leader of Al Qaeda USA, but I now follow my caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi of the Islamic State. The Islamic State now claims responsibility for shooting down MH17, this airplane was full of infidels and to show the power of the Islamic State, we shot it...
August 5th 14 11:10 PM
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FAA will miss 2015 drone deadline, audit says by Larry Dighera
FAA will miss 2015 drone deadline, audit says http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/01/faa-will-miss-2015-drone-deadline-audit-warns/ Published July 01, 2014 The Federal Aviation Administration is “significantly behind schedule” in its attempt to meet Congress’ September 2015 deadline for...
July 2nd 14 10:47 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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US Defense Department Officials: Drones Will Never Be As Safe As Commercial Jetliners by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/400-Military-Drone-Crashes-Since-2001222199-1.html 400 Military Drone Crashes Since 2001 (Over 2.5 per month) More than 400 large U.S. military drones have crashed in major accidents around the world since 2001, a record of calamity that exposes the...
June 25th 14 11:40 AM
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MH370 Captain Now "Chief Suspect" by Larry Dighera
www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/2839-full.html MH370 Captain Now "Chief Suspect" The captain of MH370 is now the "chief suspect" in the loss of the aircraft after investigators found some deleted files in his elaborate home flight simulator. According to various reports, Capt. Zaharie Shah...
June 25th 14 11:25 AM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Anyone know the names of those in the double fatal accident at RamonaAirport in Calif? by [email protected]
I just came upon this and I know its been quite some time. I knew Haluk and was hoping to find more information. Please email me if possible. Thank you.
June 10th 14 04:22 PM
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Spy Plane Fries Air Traffic Control Computers, Shuts Down LAX by Larry Dighera
Hey, if you think this is pathetic, wait until NextGen ATC is deployed. A satellite based system, vulnerable to solar disruption, terrestrial jamming, and lacking any means of empirical determination of aircraft location is destined to cause more hazards to airline traffic than it is designed...
May 22nd 14 07:35 AM
by Sylvia Else Go to last post
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How does a wet cloth really help (scientifically) to survive an airplane crash? by Ann Marie Brest
I'm not sure WHERE to ask this, but, how does a wet cloth work in an airplane crash anyway? In step 3 at 45 seconds into this video shows it in use: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXaTtsnZZz0&feature=player_detailpage#t=49 What's the wet cloth (scientifically) doing?
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May 20th 14 09:33 PM
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777 Fuel Management System ? by Bob
Hello, On the 777, is the fuel management system, the transfer and selection of the main, aux. tanks, etc., "completely" automatic, or must switches be thrown like in the "old days" ? B.
April 1st 14 09:24 PM
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