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Memphis Belle Exhibit Opens at Air Force Museum

Grand opening accompanied by fly-overs and ramp tours of WWII B-17 bombers and P-51 fighters. Early in 2018, the US Air Force Museum announced that it would be unveiling a new exhibit dedicated to the Memphis Belle, and that the … Continue reading

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From Takeoff to Landing – Part 1

What you see, hear, and feel on a typical airline flight It has been several years, but recently I had business that required a flight from Tennessee to Philadelphia. I used to travel a good bit before I retired. It … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week Pelicans are among the most graceful birds in flight, especially skimming along effortlessly inches above the surf in formation.  Takeoff, however is simply a matter of challenging and overpowering gravity, and that takes some effort. No … Continue reading


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Photo of the Week – Takeoff Sequence

A Composite Cutting through the “River of Grass,” the Florida Everglades, on a fast-moving airboat, I recommend you have your camera ready for whatever you may encounter. Moving along at fifteen to twenty miles per hour, we emerged into a … Continue reading

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