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    AIRMAIL RELAY LAUNCHED

    AIRMAIL RELAY LAUNCHED

    AIRMAIL RELAY LAUNCHED PILOTS TAKE TURNS HAULING MAIL TO MARK 100 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL SERVICE September 10, 2020 By Julie Summers Walker It wasn’t glamorous or sexy. It wasn’t greeted with fanfare and assembled crowds—COVID-19 kept that from happening. But it was momentous and, for one pilot, extremely gratifying. “As both a pilot and history

    • September

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    Old Glory Experienced Mechanical Malfunction

    Old Glory Experienced Mechanical Malfunction

    AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE We are saddened to report that after experiencing a mechanical malfunction, our beloved B-25 Mitchell flying as Old Glory was forced to land in a field near Stockton, CA on Saturday, September 19th. The Prescott Foundation is working with the NTSB officials leading the investigation to determine the cause of the malfunction

    • September

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    B-17 BOMBER “SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY” AT HANOVER AIRPORT

    B-17 BOMBER “SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY” AT HANOVER AIRPORT

    The “Flying Legends of Victory Tours” will make a stop at Hanover Municipal Airport September 14-20, 2020. The B-17 Bomber “Sentimental Journey” is one of the rarest historical military planes in the world and now you will have a chance to see it up close and personal this week. Not everyone can visit the Arizona

    • September

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    NASA HOSTS VIRTUAL LAUNCH EVENT

    NASA HOSTS VIRTUAL LAUNCH EVENT

    NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, along with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and NASA’s Johnson Space Center, will host a virtual social event to for launch of the Northrop Grumman CRS-14 Cargo Resupply Mission. The virtual event will take place at 10 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 29. You are invited to participate in this online event

    • September

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    Miss Veedol – Bellanca CH-400

    Miss Veedol – Bellanca CH-400

    The first crossing of the Pacific Ocean was completed in a Bellanca CH-400 in 1931. The aircraft, “Miss Veedol,” flew from Japan to the U.S. in 41 hours. There are only two CH-400s left in the world, and one of them is right here in the Shannon Air Museum! About the Bellanca CH-400 (source: Wikipedia)

    • September

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    NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL IS NOW OPEN WITH A FOCUS ON SAFETY.

    NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL IS NOW OPEN WITH A FOCUS ON SAFETY.

    The National D-Day Memorial reopened to visitors on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, as part of a phased approach to welcoming guests back on site for the summer. “We have been busy readying the Memorial for visitors by focusing on the safety of our staff, volunteers, and visitors and instituting a number of changes in response

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