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Aerojet

Back in about 96 or 97 I was doing some online research into quite a few things in the military industrial complex. I was very interested in missile silos and old abandoned Air Force...

St. George Jet Blast 2013

The phone rang Friday morning with details of the Classic Jet Aircraft Association’s Jet Blast fly-in that was happening in St. George, Uath that is just up the road from where I live. They...

Meet the C.O.

This is the first in a series, where we informally sit down and speak with the Commanding Officer of various military units. Simply called the C.O. he/she is responsible for everything, and I do...

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...

Oshkosh 2012

Oshkosh isn’t about airplanes, it’s about people. Think abstractly; people created (not invented mind you) the need to fly,, then airplanes were invented so men could become aviators. Without people there would be no...

Respect the Airplane, Or the Guppy Will Bite You!

Michael Robinson is the newest Flight Engineer aboard NASA’s Super Guppy transport, the bulbous amalgam of 1940’s aviation technology, 1960’s entrepreneurial spirit, and Airbus Industries’ 1970’s answer for moving large airplane parts around Europe.  ...

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