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Air & Space
"This Is Only a Test"
AT 8:53 A.M. ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1961, Pacific Air Lines flight 715 from Sacramento rolled to its gate at Los Angeles International Airport and shut down its engines for 12 hours.
Journal of the San Juans
Backdraft: the 'Voice' of the Fly-In | Guest Column
But, you may not know that you were hearing the voice of Richard Drury. Rick really knows airplanes, especially the giant Douglas Skyraider, which opens the show every year with its crowd-thrilling low and loud passes over the runway.
Elvis Presley Was An Aviation Geek
Elvis Presley's "Graceland" estate in Memphis, Tennessee draws half a million tourists annually, and two things that draw Elvis fans to the site are his old planes, The Lisa Marie , and Hound Dog II .
On This Day in Aviation History
1968 - Seaboard World Airlines Flight 253A, a Douglas DC-8, is intercepted by Soviet jets after it unintentionally violates Soviet airspace.