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Splash In 2013

For the last 6 years, as a part of Sun n Fun, Kermit Weeks has hosted an event as unique as his Fantasy of Flight attraction.   You see when Kermit was looking for a...

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Golden Hill

Mark Hrutkay People love to look inside things, inside a locked closet.  In the attic.  Inside a locked safe.   For fliers and aviation historians for some reason closed hangars are more interesting than open...

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Draken International

Draken International is a company on the rise.  They provide contract air services for military use and are based at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland Florida.  In simple terms, they can perform...

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Aaron Tippin at Sun n Fun

Sun n Fun is a great air show. I’m spending the day wandering the grounds, taking pictures and talking.  When I go to a show, I rarely know what I’m going to write about, ...

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Red Flag 13-3

Red Flag 13-3 was held at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, Nevada, from Feb. 25 to March 15, 2013. While twenty-nine different countries have participated in Red Flag exercises since 1975, this particular...

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USS Ronald Reagan returns to Homeport

San Diego, CA — The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) returned to its homeport here, Thursday, March 21, after more than a year away. The ship and her 2,500 person crew departed...

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Bill Yoak has Gone West

  Earlier this morning on March 12, 2013, WIlliam Yoak of Lewisburg, West Virginia went west to join generations of aviators.  Bill wasn’t someone who’s name popped up in magazines everyday, but he made...