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2 hrs ago | ABC News

Lismore city council is open to the idea of selling its airport

Lismore's mayor said the council is open to the idea of selling the city's airport after an approach from an investor.

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3 hrs ago | Freshnews

Leidos Awarded Contract By Wichita Airport Authority

Leidos , a national security, health, and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the Wichita Airport Authority to install and integrate IT/communications systems for the new airport terminal at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, now known as the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.

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7 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

Airport now has Sept. 1 opening

The new airport in the Lollie Bottoms is now scheduled for a September 1 opening.

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8 hrs ago | WDIO

WWII Bombers Fly into the Northland

Rare pieces of World War II history have flown into the Northland and are now on display for the public to see up close.

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10 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

High-flying kids

Jared Hartrampf was a little nervous preparing for take-off last week in a small airplane at Mulino Airport, but he was grinning from ear to ear after he landed.

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12 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | IcNetwork

'He could fly an aircraft before he was old enough to get his...

'He could fly an aircraft before he was old enough to get his driving licence. It's quite a phenomenal achievement' Those are the words of proud mum Amanda Cresswell, whose son Jac, 17, has just gained his private pilot's licence A COLLEGE student from Pontypridd has completed a demanding training programme alongside his studies to be awarded with ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

Wings and things discussed at pilot's breakfast Sunday

Ron Claypool stirs grits with a boat paddle. He's been cooking for over thirty years using this custom cook trailer that often serves other chapters.... Gary and Kim Boykin enjoyed the breakfast fellowship with friends they have known for years though they no longer are plane owners.

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21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Chilean government publishes report on UFO spotted above remote copper mine

A government agency in Chile has published a report on two photographs showing an object which it claims 'can be qualified as a UFO.'

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Yesterday | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Airport authority's site plans differ from what it told feds, group alleges

Paulding residents who oppose commercialization of the county's Silver Comet Field airport are asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to revoke a permit for a planned industrial site because they say the airport's current development plans are different from those disclosed to the corps.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Air & Space

Sightings

The only three Grumman F7F Tigercats flying in late summer 2008 lined up for this shot above Pyramid Lake, Nevada, on September 10, the first three-Tigercat formation flown since the 1960s.

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Flight Journal

On This Day in Aviation History

It is the only time that MAC-ship-based aircraft sink a submarine. 1961 - Death of Leonard Thomas Eaton "Taps" Taplin, Australian World War I flying ace, aviation pioneer and commercial pilot; Taps also pioneered the use of aerial photography for cartography.

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Business Journal

The Triangle's top 10 most expensive corporate airplanes

The Triangle's corporate giants have business around the globe. Some of these top companies have their own planes to travel quickly to close deals and maintain relationships.

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TechCrunch

The FAA Is Deciding If Planesharing Apps Are Legal

The Federal Aviation Administration is formally deliberating on whether amateur pilots can use apps and websites to trade extra seats on flights they've planned in exchange for gas money.

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Gloversville Leader-Herald

County to submit airport plan

Officials will submit an updated security plan required with renewal of the Fulton County Airport's registration with the state Department of Transportation.

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NewsOK.com

Commission to hear Mallott travel issue

A draft advisory opinion says Democratic gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott cannot accept use of a volunteer's personal plane without paying a commercially reasonable rate.

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Columbia Daily Herald

Millenial opens a flight school in Mt. Pleasant

Jonathan Frederick recently opened Southern Skies Aviation at Maury Regional Airport in Mt.

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Air & Space

Lightning Strikes Cape Town- page 2

The place was familiar immediately. The broad expanses of macadam. The gaggle of bright Pittses, hulking warbirds, and fragile ultralights in the center.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bangor Daily News

The Great Central Maine Everything that Flies Fly In at the Pittsfield Municipal Airport

Calling everyone who likes airplanes! The Experimental Aircraft Association , Chapter 736 will hold their Annual Fly-in named "The Great Central Maine Everything That Flies Fly In" at the Pittsfield Municipal Airport in conjunction with the 42nd Anniversary of the Egg Festival on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

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KIMO

Aviation Technology Giving Alaskan Pilots More Tools

Pilots have been taking to the sky in Alaska for more than one hundred years. In the last fifteen years the advancement in aviation technology has made a dramatic leap forward beginning with the Capstone program.

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