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    California pilot on cross-country trip dies in plane crash in Shenandoah National Park

    California pilot on cross-country trip dies in plane crash in Shenandoah National Park

    Nicholas Hellewell, 35, of San Luis Obispo, Calif., was the pilot who died in a small plane crash this week in a Rappahannock County section of Shenandoah National Park, officials announced Friday. He was on a cross-country flying trip that started earlier this summer, according to his public Facebook page detailing daily flights with photos.

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    Emily and Catalina: Two Exotic Flying Boat Beauties of the Pacific War

    Emily and Catalina: Two Exotic Flying Boat Beauties of the Pacific War

    Sep 4, 2020 Hans Wiesman, Guest Author War History Online In this Dakota Hunter Blog, I will try to make a comparison between what arguably is considered as The best of WWII-operated US and Japanese Flying Boats: In engine technology, major steps were made in the early 1930s, as the newly upgraded Radial engines from

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    2021 FAR/AIM Series now available from ASA

    2021 FAR/AIM Series now available from ASA

    AUGUST 31, 2020 BY GENERAL AVIATION NEWS STAFF ASA’s 2021 FAR/AIM, FAR for Flight Crew, and FAR for Aviation Maintenance Technicians are shipping now. The 2021 books are indexed and show clearly-marked changes since the last release for quick reference, according to ASA officials. The FAR for Flight Crew and FAR for Aviation Maintenance Technicians

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    Introduction to Becoming a Pilot – FREE course

    Introduction to Becoming a Pilot – FREE course

    Now accepting registration from students ages 14-18 who are interested in taking an introductory course to becoming a pilot. This free two-week course consists of Ground School and training at a flight simulator. Students must be able to attend all 6 classes over the two-week period. Registration is required. Introduction to Becoming a Pilot Program

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    U.S. BANS PRIVATE CHARTER FLIGHTS TO CUBA

    U.S. BANS PRIVATE CHARTER FLIGHTS TO CUBA

    Effective Oct. 13, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will suspend charter authority of all U.S. and foreign carriers between the U.S. and Cuba, except for authorized public charters to and from Havana, or authorized charter flights for emergency medical purposes, search and rescue and other travel deemed to be in the interest of the

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    U.S. AIR FORCE CHANGES WEAPON DESIGN TO UTILIZE MORE WOMEN AND MINORITIES

    U.S. AIR FORCE CHANGES WEAPON DESIGN TO UTILIZE MORE WOMEN AND MINORITIES

    In 2022, the U.S. Air Force will take delivery of the F-15EX, a new and improved version of the nearly 40-year-old F-15E Strike Eagle. Despite all of the modern advances of the new jet, only 9 percent of women in the Air Force currently meet the body-size standards for piloting the legacy F-15 and possibly

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