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Captain Eric Melrose "Winkle" Brown, CBE, DSC, AFC, Hon FRAeS, RN (21 January 1919 – 21 February 2016) British Royal Navy officer and test pilot who flew 487 different types of aircraft, more than any other pilot in history. Wrinkle...
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It's the closest thing Canadian industry has to a love story and a murder mystery. The Avro Arrow, a sleek white jet interceptor developed in Malton, Ontario in the 1950s, could have been many things. It might have become the...
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  February 2nd, 1970, a Convair F-106 Delta Dart, operated by the 71st Fighter-Interceptor Squadron inadvertently departed controlled flight, and entered a flat spin. The pilot, Gary Foust, attempted to recover, unsuccessfully, including the desperation move of deploying the aircraft's...
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   January 27 1967- Launch Complex 34 - Cape Canaveral – The crew members of AS-204; Command Pilot Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Senior Pilot Edward H. White and Pilot Roger B. Chaffee were tragically lost during a Command Module cabin fire...
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. Chesley Burnett Sullenberger III was born on the 23rd of January, 1951 in the town of Denison, Texas, where he grew up building model planes and aircraft carriers, and spending time watching military jets from an Air Force base...
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