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Franklin Airshow Video 2010 - 0 views

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    Franklin Airshow Video 2010
    Kyle Franklin, and his wife Amanda, performing at airshows across the country. "Pirated Skies" Wingwalking, Comedy, and more. Check out more information at www.franklinairshow.com
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'Flight of Passage': Dos and don'ts - 0 views

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    Rinker Buck's Flight of Passage. It's an engrossing story of two brothers who flew a refurbished Piper Cub from New Jersey to California in the summer of 1964.
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An Obsession With Nav Data How Capt. Jepp Transformed the Airways - 0 views

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    An Obsession With Nav Data - How Capt. Jepp Transformed the Airways
    Elrey Borge Jeppesen, aka Capt. Jepp, the father of air navigation. Jeppesen - as in Jepp chart and Jepp plate - was the first to develop en route aviation navigation charts and approach and departure procedures, and he developed much of the basic symbology found in aviation charts around the world today.
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Top of the Earth - Dick Rutan - 0 views

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    by Dick Rutan - "Hey Dick - how would you like to go to the North Pole?" Wow. What a welcome invitation! One place I had never been was the top of the world.
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About Fédération Aéronautique Internationale - FAI - 0 views

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    The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), the world's air sports federation, was founded in 1905.It is a non-governmental and non-profit making international organisation with the basic aim of furthering aeronautical and astronautical activities worldwide. Ever growing, FAI is now an organisation of some 100 member countries.
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Build A Plane - Homepage - 0 views

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    Lyn Freeman talks about the history of Build A Plane
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Welcome to Able Flight - 0 views

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    ABLE FLIGHT PILOTS GIVE BACK WITH FREEDOM FLIGHT 2011
    Able Flight makes it possible for people with disabilities to become pilots.
    In January 2011, Able Flight pilots Heather Schultz and Sean O'Donnell will do fly Sean's specially adapted airplane on a multi-city tour of a thousand miles to demonstrate to wounded veterans and others that a disability need not be a barrier to realizing a dream. Sean and Heather are also using the journey to raise funds for Able Flight scholarships for wounded veterans, providing a way for them to face and overcoming their own challenges.
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AOPA Aviation Summit: - 0 views

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    Looking back on his flight into space as pilot of SpaceShipOne, Mike Melvill finds the whole experience somewhat surreal
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SPACE.com -- SpaceShipOne Makes History with First Manned Private Spaceflight - 0 views

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    Civilian test pilot, now turned astronaut Mike Melvill brought SpaceShipOne down to the Mojave Airport tarmac after flying to 100 kilometers (62 miles) in altitude, leaving the Earths atmosphere during his history-making sub-orbital space ride.
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AOPA Aviation Summit: - 0 views

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    To Dietrich, whose Transition is designed to be able to drive home from the airport, Fuller said, "What were you thinking?" The MIT graduate laughed and said that she and her team believe in the reality of a roadable aircraft. "It will be a tool, but it will also be an adventure vehicle. The power of light sport combined with automotive technology ... ."
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Martin Jetpack - The 50 Best Inventions of 2010 - TIME - 0 views

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    Martin Jetpack positions itself as the planet's first practical jet pack - as if it were some kind of airborne Swiffer. New Zealand inventor Glenn Martin spent nearly 30 years developing
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AvSTEM in western Alaska - 0 views

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    Using aviation education to promote interest in science, technology, engineering, and math in rural Alaska.

    AvSTEM is currently in two villages in western Alaska. Grant Funk has lived in Hooper Bay for 10 years, and is actively involved with youth and aviation education in the Hooper Bay school. Over the past 3 years, the Hooper Bay AvSTEM program has been building a Thorp T-211 experimental airplane through Build A Plane. They hope to fly the Thorp in the next year. Grant also does distance education aviation courses with the Pilot Station, AK school.
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Local teens team up to build airplane | kgw.com | KGW Local News | Portland, Oregon - 0 views

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    A group of 12 teenagers from all across the Portland/Vancouver area have teamed up to build an airplane.

    It's a one of a kind program developed by local aviation enthusiasts who are now passing on what they know to a new generation. Vancouver's Mountain View High School.

    For six hours every Saturday, 12 local teens get to build an airplane with the help of dedicated mentors who are all volunteering their time to help in the effort. Scott McDaniels helped create the teen flight program.
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Build A Plane - Plane & Pilot Magazine | PlaneAndPilotMag.com - 0 views

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    John Burroughs High School in Burbank, Calif. David Vezina had given up a job piloting Learjets to teach kids about aviation.

    In addition to providing real airplanes to high schools and other interested groups, Build A Plane is working with the National Educational Association, the Wathen Foundation, the FAA, NASA and several key aviation and aerospace organizations to create an aviation-based curricula that teaches science, technology, engineering and math. And for groups that don't have the room or the faculty to construct real aircraft, Build A Plane will soon release a software package and lesson guide that will allow kids to build airplanes virtually.
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Many Minds : MEETING GRAPHICS - 0 views

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    Lyn Freeman, BuildAPlane.org founder "We help 'at-risk' urban kids refurbish donated airplanes. Then THEY fly them to the customer". Lyn Freeman of Build-a-Plane in LA explains his revolutionary educational program to a conference
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Lieutenant Amy Tomlinson - Blue Angels Wiki - 0 views

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    Lt. Amy Tomlinson is pilot of plane #8 and is events coordinator for the Blue Angels.
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Wright B lookalike commemorates cargo flight - 0 views

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    world's first cargo flight. It was operated by Wright B Flyer Inc. of Dayton, a company that gives exhibitions.

    Silk cloth was carried on the original flight on Nov. 7, 1910.
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EAA Founder Receives Homebuilt Fly-By Salute During EAA Chapter 288 Visit - 1 views

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    October 22, 2010 - Members of EAA Chapter 288, based in Spruce Creek Fly-In airpark near Daytona, Florida, rolled out the asphalt carpet for a visit from EAA Founder Paul Poberezny to their October membership meeting. It wasn't your typical meeting as EAA 288 staged more than 130 aircraft along Cessna Boulevard (the main drag/taxiway at Spruce Creek) for a grand review by Paul. Selected aircraft and projects were shown to the EAA founder, along with a review of three P-51s and WWII vehicles. Plus, there was a flyover by several formations of homebuilt aircraft in honor of Paul's visit.
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Two Embry-Riddle Alumni on Discovery's Final Mission - 0 views

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    Space shuttle Discovery's final launch Embry-Riddle first - two of its alumni serve together in space. U.S. Air Force Col. B. Alvin Drew Jr. and Nicole P. Stott are mission specialists on the STS-133 flight to the International Space Station (ISS), the second space flight for both
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Biography - Patty Wagstaff Air Shows : www.PattyWagstaff.com - The Official Patty Wagst... - 0 views

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    Patty Wagstaff - six-time member of the US Aerobatic Team, first woman to win the title of US National Aerobatic champion and one of the few people to win it three times.
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