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  1. 9/04 - AirFestRead the original story

    Wednesday | Cape May County Herald

    Three of the most famous WWII bombers and fighter aircraft are visiting the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum as part of the 19th annual Airfest and the Wings of Freedom Tour Sept. 4 - 7. Airfest is the museum's largest annual fundraiser and this year will feature live musical entertainment, eclectic food trucks, a beer garden featuring Cape May Brewery, craft vendors, World War II exhibitors, children's activities including games, face painting and the Jim Combs magic show and walk through tours of the WWII bombers.

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  2. Tupolev Tu-160 is World's Largest and Heaviest Supersonic Aircraft, Here are 5 Cool FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | TechEBlog

    The Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack is a variable-sweep wing heavy strategic bomber designed by the Tupolev Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. It currently holds the titles of the world's largest combat aircraft, largest supersonic aircraft and largest variable-sweep aircraft built.

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  3. Soaring on the Wings of FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Citizens' Voice

    ERIC CONOVER/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Eckley Players Regina R. Drasher of Drums and Dave Matsinko of Lehighton arrived at the Hazleton Regional Airport in a 1949 GMC bus driven by Robert D. Quinn, owner of Quinn's Transit Lines in Hazle Township. The two were on hand for the arrival of World War II era planes to the Hazleton Airport.

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  4. Air Display crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Tipperary Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. In the July 22nd edition, an article appeared in these pages highlighting the presence of vintage military aircraft in the skies over the town the previous weekend.

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  5. Events Listings: Aug. 26 to Sept. 1, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Weekender

    West End Fair, the annual agricultural fair with demolition derbies , antique tractor pull , Interstate Sanctioned Tractor Pull and 4 4 Truck Pull .

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  6. Annual aviation event all new, all freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A World War II-era B-17 bomber flies over the Big Creek Lumber mill north of Santa Cruz on its way to the Watsonville Fly-In in May 2003. WATSONVILLE >> Among World War II bombardiers, the release of an aircraft's entire bomb payload was called a “salvo.” Rayvon Williams is delivering that in his first year piloting “Wings Over Watsonville,” the municipal airport's Sept.

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  7. Kate Upton Dares to Fly in World War II Fighter PlaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | I4U Future Technology News

    Famous model Kate Upton not only has the looks but also guts. Kate Upton posted a video of her flying in a historic World War II Fighter Plane.

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  8. DUNNE: Selecting MacKay as NATO head would reward Canada's heavy liftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Chronicle Herald

    Of the many Canadians who could run the NATO alliance, Nova Scotia's Peter MacKay has the most experience, writes Tim Dunne. It's time for a change in Canada's role in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization .

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  9. Annual aviation event all new and all freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A World War II-era B-17 bomber flies over the Big Creek Lumber mill north of Santa Cruz on its way to the Watsonville Fly-In back in May 2003. WATSONVILLE >> Among World War II bombardiers, the release of an aircraft's entire bomb payload was called a “salvo.” Rayvon Martin is delivering exactly that in his first year piloting “Wings Over Watsonville,” the municipal airport's Sept.

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  10. Vintage WWII Aircraft to be on Display in Mercer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Patch.com

    Trenton-Mercer Airport will host the Collings Foundation's "Wings of Freedom Tour" of World War II vintage aircraft, Aug. 31 through Sept. 2, 2015, at Landmark Aviation.

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  11. Wings and Wheels treat with classic MiG fighter jetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Surrey Advertiser

    A Cold War classic jet fighter belonging to the Norwegian Air Force Historical Squadron will be thrilling visitors at Wings and Wheels 2015. The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 was one of the first successful swept-wing jet fighters, and it achieved fame in the skies over Korea, where, early on in the conflict, it outclassed all straight-winged enemy fighters in most applications.

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  12. On This Day in Aviation HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Flight Journal

    1953 - The sound barrier is broken over Australia for the first time by the Royal Australian Air Force in the first Australian-built CAC Avon Sabre , a licence-built version of the North American F-86F Sabre, at Avalon, Victoria. 1979 - Steve Hinton sets a piston-engined airspeed record in a specially-modified North American P-51 Mustang named the "Red Baron."

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  13. Sabre Dog on the lawn at McChord - walkaround...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Sabre Dog, which is the Delta variant of the North American F-86 Sabre, is displayed in near new condition at the McChord Air Museum & Heritage Hill Air Park .

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  14. Illinois Aviation Museum ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Flight Journal

    After a long struggle and many years of valiant effort in preserving American aviation history, the Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum in Rantoul, Ill., is sadly set to close at the end of this year due to lack of funds. Now comes the hardest part; deciding what to do with the fleet of thirty or so aircraft currently under their care? Nearly all of them still belong to the U.S. Air Force Museum Program, so the move forwards will be a complicated process as there is a mountain of bureaucracy to hurdle in order to qualify for loan of an airframe, not to mention the expense involved in moving it.

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  15. Our Stories: Warbirds Over WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | Air Line Pilot

    On May 8, the 70th anniversary of VE Day, a proud parade of World War II aircraft - the Arsenal of Democracy World War II Victory Capital Flyover - flew over the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C., to cap ceremonies that honored the men and women who fought in the war and those on the home front who produced what U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt called the "arsenal of democracy" to win the war. In one of the most diverse arrays of WWII aircraft ever assembled, the flyover included 56 WWII aircraft flying in 15 historically sequenced warbird formations.

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  16. A history of flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Surrey Leader

    One flight included two fighter planes that were former adversaries: A Focke-Wulf 190 and a North American P-51 Mustang. There were also parachute jumps by the Canadian military's Skyhawks team and demonstrations by stunt pilots "Super" Dave Matheson of Chilliwack and Arizona's Jon Melby -- both of whom raced against cars, a McLaren and a Ford GT.

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  17. Flight aims to recreate secret WWII mission transporting U.S. military planes from Montana to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | National Post

    It's a little known story that 8,000 U.S. military planes flew over Alberta while travelling from Montana to Russia to be used by Russian pilots to help defeat the Nazis during the Second World War. On the 70th anniversary of the end of the war, what once was a tightly held secret is drawing attention with a re-creation of the 9,600-km Alaskan-Siberian air route.

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  18. Local aviation buffs can witness recreation of little known Second World War secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    It's a little known story that 8,000 U.S. military planes flew over Alberta while travelling from Montana to Russia to be used by Russian pilots to help defeat the Nazis during the Second World War. On the 70th anniversary of the end of the war, what once was a tightly held secret is drawing attention with a re-creation of the 9,600-km Alaskan-Siberian air route.

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  19. Historic Warplanes Grace the Skies of Great FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | KFBB

    This weekend spectators will have the chance to view history up close in Great Falls. The airport authority is hosting an event this weekend at the Great Falls International Airport.

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  20. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | KHGI

    It's an opportunity to see the only B-24 J bomber that can still fly. For some local veterans, it's a chance to get reacquainted.

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