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  The Tale of "Two Bags"Rick Reilly of Sports Illustrated. He details his experiences when given the opportunity to fly in an F-14 Tomcat."Now this message is for America's most famous athletes: Someday you may be invited to fly in...
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August 13th 1976; The first flight of the Bell 222 light commercial twin-turbine helicopter. The prototype was the first design to incorporate twin turbine, dual hydraulic and electrical systems, and sponsons housing a retractable landing gear, and received full certification...
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Those of us who are old enough to remember smoking sections on airliners,  will also remember the aeronautical cheesefest, 80s action flic called "Iron Eagle".  The story of a young hot dog Cessna driver, and leader of the famed “Eagles...
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. James Howell Howard Born was on April 8th, 1913, in Canton (now Guangzhou), China, where his American father worked as a doctor. Initially intending to follow in his father's footsteps into medicine, Howard, shortly before his graduation, decided that the life of a Naval...
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Russell David Johnson joined the United States Army Air Forces as an aviation cadet and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He flew 44 combat missions as a bombardier in B-25 bombers. While flying as a navigator in a B-25...
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