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The Aviation Museum of Kentucky

Serendipity – While planning a trip to a family reunion, I discovered an aviation museum within minutes of our planned route. It was a well-timed and worthwhile side-trip. The Aviation Museum of Kentucky is set in a rolling bluegrass landscape, adjacent … Continue reading

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Grumman America AA-5A Cheetah

Tuesday Topics – Aircraft of the Month The Grumman Cheetah was a development of the earlier AA-5 Traveler, originally built by American Aviation. After the aircraft line was purchased by Grumman, their engineers felt the design had more speed potential … Continue reading

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There I Was – Earliest Memories

I was sitting on the front porch this morning as I usually do (weather permitting) just thinking back—random thoughts. Heard an aircraft flying high overhead, and got to thinking about my interest in aviation, wondering what sparks a particular interest … Continue reading

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There (I Wish) I was…The Transition® Flying Car

The vision of a flying car that could be parked at home, driven to the airport, converted to an airplane and flown has existed since both cars and airplanes were invented. The first example dates back to 1917 when Glenn … Continue reading

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There I Was…

There is one aspect of my experience that has been mentioned only in passing that was very important to me, but more importantly, generated some pretty good stories. I am adding a new category called “There I was…” that will … Continue reading

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In the Lofty Steps of Presidents

Renaissance Bucket List Entry There are only a few places in the world where you can follow, touch, and share the experiences of eleven U.S. Presidents—the White House is one; Wright Patterson Air Force Base is another. The National Museum … Continue reading

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