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March 20th 1991 – Cuban Air Force pilot Major Orestes Lorenzo Perez directs his Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23BN Northbound, and touches down unannounced on the runways at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida. Major Lorenzo, astounded to have been able to penetrate...
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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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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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