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National Championship Air Races 2013

The period beginning in the early 1930’s and culminating in the late 1940’s saw the most dramatic advancement of the aircraft in history. At the hands of designers and engineers such as Dutch Kindelberger,...

TF-51D Galveston Gal Lost

About noon on October 23, 2013, TF-51D N4151D Serial 44-73458 of the Lone Star Flight Museum crashed into a bay near Houston Texas.  It had been on a pleasure flight taking a British tourist...

A Day at the Range

When I got the phone call in the middle of the day, I was sitting in a heat, that we Southern Californians do not normally get. Hot and humid, and it wasn’t going away...

Racing for a Cure

It seems appropriate to me to introduce you to a couple I met at this year’s Reno Air Races held just a month ago. When I first met Ken Anderson he was polishing his...

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...

Phoenix Fly-In 2013 Formation University

The second annual Phoenix Fly-in Formation University took place at the Phoenix Deer Valley Airport March 28th -31st. This invitation-only event was started by lifetime EAA member and current T-34 Association Board of Directors...

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, ...

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...

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