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3 hrs ago | 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.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Flying, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Douglas Aircraft, Ambient, Chi, Vietnam, World News, US Navy, US News, US Military, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Jalopnik

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 .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Commercial Aircraft, Convair 880, Aircraft, Convair Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Douglas Aircraft, Boeing 707

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Flight Journal

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.

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