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37 min ago | The Star Press

Jacqueline Baird Strickland Foelber, 82

She was born in Portland, IN to Edward W. and Elizabeth Norine Baird. Jackie spent her life knowing that her friends were her family and greatest earthly treasures.


Related Topix: Portland, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Muncie, IN, Life, Hobbies

4 hrs ago | Observer

Nalbone Field

A man who dedicated his life to the Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport will forever be attributed to the workplace he loved so dearly.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Breakfast, Food, Sheridan, NY, Jamestown, NY, Chautauqua County, NY

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Central Western Daily

The air is blue over plane landing fee

ORANGE Airport users have railed against increases in fees at the facility, saying it will reduce the number of tourists coming to Orange and increase costs for budding pilots.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

KAAL-TV Austin

Austin's Flying Program Takes Kids Soaring

Once a year, kids in the community have the chance to see Austin from a new perspective, from off the ground.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Detroit News

Vintage Ford plane takes passengers back in time

Clarkston residents Loraine Hall, 82, and husband Tom Hall, 81, a former flight instructor, have their photo taken in front of a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airplane at Oakland County International Airport.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Oakland County, MI


Pilots Take Kids to the Skies

"20 years ago the Experimental Aircraft Association decided that airports had become too restrictive for young kids to come out and see what the aviation industry is like," said Mark Mcatee a flight instructor It's not just about providing a kid their first flying experience, but in the back of most of these pilots' minds they hope these kids are ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Kids, Family, Natrona County, WY

Hampshire Chronicle

Man pays A 43,000 for bomber flight

Most people would like a comfortable seat on a long transatlantic flight, but one man has paid more than A 43,000 for a cold, uncomfortable journey that will take four days.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, Buckinghamshire County, England, Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Hobbies

Air & Space

The Man Who's Flown Everything- page 3

An hour before the doors of the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center opened to visitors, the vast, multi-level space was filled with a theatrical pre-curtain hush.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Chantilly, VA, Life, Hobbies, Manassas, VA

Los Angeles Times

Business lessons via road trip

Three business school professors go into a shoe store in Maine on a whim. They come out with an idea.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Life, Hobbies

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Pittsburgh Drone Masters work to demystify technology

On a cloudless 75-degree day in Sewickley's Blueberry Hill Park, as parents divided attention between peewee lacrosse and toddlers racing on grassy mounds around the field, eyes in the sky were capturing it all.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, South Side (Pittsburgh, PA), Pittsburgh, PA, Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), US News, Federal Aviation Administration


Truckee-Tahoe Airshow: Celebrating Women in Aviation and Inspiring Future Pilots

While spectators were safe with two feet on the ground, all eyes were to the sky focusing on planes dancing across the Sierra landscape.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Truckee, CA

Army Times

Retiree faces 60 years for contracting fraud

A retired Air Force officer faces up to 60 years in prison and more than $1 million in fines for conspiring to defraud the military of $5.4 million in contracts while working as an Air Force contractor and civilian employee.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Life, Hobbies

The News

Airshow pilot in town for Lobster Carnival Video

The plane had been completely polished and reflected the sun with blinding rays.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Canada, World News, Aircraft, North American T-6 Texan, North American Aircraft, Military Aircraft, US News, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Air & Space

How to Do Oshkosh

FLYING A 1969 TRAINING MISSION WITH THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD UNIT BASED IN MILWAUKEE, Lieutenant Colonel Paul Poberezny orbited an expanse of rural Wisconsin.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Milwaukee, WI, US Politics, James Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Republican

Federal Aviation Administration

FAA Continues Wildlife Strike Reporting Outreach for GA Airports

A simple search will return results that contain all of the specified words in the title or in the body of the news.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration


Unusual Attitudes: The Almost-First Dual Cross-Country

Though I never got to fly the 182 on our trip to the Bahamas, I learned more than I'd bargained for.


Related Topix: Covington, KY, Life, Hobbies

Peninsula Clarion

Soldotna's airport continues to expand

After strong years of expansion, rehabilitation and construction projects the Soldotna is planning to devise a new list of improvements for its airport.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Soldotna, AK, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Daily Herald

E. Allan Englehardt Stop costly, unnecessary runway ideas at private airport

While pilots would love to see a longer runway at Chicago Executive Airport for safety, in this case, economically, it just does not make sense.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Prospect Heights, IL, Wheeling, IL

A holiday in the land of exile

Dar es Salaam - First, an apology: the experience I had in Tanzania cannot be fully measured in words, so whatever ones I do use will not do it justice.


Related Topix: World News, Tanzania, Life, Hobbies, South Africa, Travel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alaska Aviation Museum Annual Salmon Bake and Fly-bys coming on July 20th

The Alaska Aviation Museum will celebrate 101 years of aviation in Alaska at its annual Salmon Bake and Fly-Bys the afternoon of Sunday July 20th.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies