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  1. 'Candy Bomber' drops sweets from Utah's air for July 4Read the original story

    52 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Gail Halvorsen smiles while waiting to board the bomber plane at the Air Museum located at the Heber City Airport on Friday, July 3, 2015.

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  2. 'Candy Bomber' drops sweets from Utah's air for July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Gail Halvorsen, known as the "Candy Bomber," meets and signs autographs for the crew and their families at the Air Museum located at Utah's Heber City Airport on Friday, July 3, 2015. Halvorsen later helped fly a WWII fixed-wing bomber that dropped 1,000 chocolate bars attached to tiny parachutes at Scera Park.

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  3. View SlideshowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

    Parade boss: As many as 80,000 people turned out for this year's Independence Day Parade in Greeley With Greeley Police Chief Jerry Garner and officers from the Greeley and University of Northern Colorado police departments as well as deputies from the Weld County Sheriff's Office leading the way, the Fourth of July parade got underway. As many as 80,000 revelers packed into a 15-block area in Greeley for the 93rd GMC Greeley Stampede Independence Day Parade.

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  4. Airport business park plans get A 10mRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Newsday

    A new link road and business park at Durham Tees Valley Airport have moved a step closer after A 10m was allocated. The Peel Group, parent company of the airport's majority shareholder, is pledging A 5m with a further A 5m earmarked subject to conditions from the Government's Local Growth Fund.

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  5. Airborne 07.03.15: New Trig Avionics, Cargo Biz Grows, iOS GPS FixRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    Also: 'No Drone Zone', Aviation v Media, Women's Air Race Classic, Houston Spaceport, Navy's New A/C Launch System, GA Fly Safe, FAA InFO Trig Avionics tells us they are unveiling their new avionic stack products for the first time at EAA AirVenture this year. Trig says it's TY96 and TY97 Aviation Radios define a new standard in dual 25 kHz and 8.33 kHz radio design with a slimline case that is only 1.3 inches high.

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  6. ANN's Daily Aero-LinxRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    Scouring the information super airways can sometimes be a tough, if educational, task for the Aero-News staff... but it also allows us to check out some truly neat and exciting sites, so it's not that bad a gig. On any given day, we may check dozens of different sources for story ideas, and facts confirmation.

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  7. ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.04.15): Operating Center Of Gravity RangeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms, names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.

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  8. Solar Impulse 2 Lands In HawaiiRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    Pilot Andre Borschberg landed the solar-powered airplane at Kalaeloa Airport just before 0600 local time, or about noon EDT . The flight lasted 118 hours and covered about 5,144 miles across the Pacific Ocean.

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  9. Care to fly in a Ford?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    While Henry Ford may be best known for the mass production of the Model T, his work was not limited to cars. After World War I, the businessman entered into the air transport industry with the Tri-Motor aircraft.

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  10. WWII veteran shares story of flying B-17 aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KFVS12

    As part of a nationwide tour through the Experimental Aircraft Association, The B-17 Aircraft has touched down here at the Mt. Vernon airport a plane that brings back strong memories to one World War two veteran.

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  11. James J. ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... a past president of the Bangor Brewer Shrine Club and rode in the Shriner Motor Cycle Corps for 10 years. His love of flying led him to his goal of having his Private Pilot's license and Jim was always ready to take anyone who wanted to go for a ...

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  12. 16-year-old with master's degree sets sights on Ph.D., pilot's licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    While most 16 year olds have yet to begin researching undergraduate college programs, Thessalonika Arzu-Embry is already looking into doctoral programs. The Great Lakes teen wants to pursue a Ph.D. in aviation to accompany her master's degree in organizational leadership and her bachelor's degree in psychology.

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  13. Community classes to begin this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Exam. The cost is $222, plus books, materials and the Federal Aviation Administration Private Pilot Knowledge Exam. Flying or airtime are not included. Visit svcc.edu/bcc for more information. To register, contact Brenda Helms at ...

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  14. Solar Impulse plane closes in on Hawaii landingRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    ... to circle in front of Kalaeloa airport until meteorologists give him the all clear. The pair have shared the flying duties in the single-seater plane's global effort, which began in Abu Dhabi, UAE, back in March. That is not quite as far as the ...

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  15. the First Was So Coherent and Well-Plotted...:Read the original story

    Yesterday | BrothersJudd Blog

    In 1959, if you were walking the sand dunes near Florence, Oregon, you might have encountered a burly, bearded extrovert, striding about in Ray-Ban Aviators and practical army surplus clothing. Frank Herbert, a freelance writer with a feeling for ecology, was researching a magazine story about a US Department of Agriculture programme to stabilise the shifting sands by introducing European beach grass.

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  16. Uber Suspends UberPOP In France Following Turmoils And ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TechCrunch

    Transportation company Uber just announced in an interview with Le Monde that it will be suspending UberPOP in France tonight at 8pm. The news follows a difficult week for the company.

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  17. Uber is suspending one of its services in France after taxi drivers rioted in the streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    French riot police secure the Porte Maillot during a demonstration by French taxi drivers, who are on strike, to block the traffic on the Paris ring road during a national protest against car-sharing service Uber, in Paris, France, June 25, 2015. Uber has confirmed to AFP that is suspending its uberPOP service in France.

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  18. Weekend Walk: A Canalside Amble Through West LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Londonist

    Continuing our series of ambles around Greater London. This week, we head to the extreme west of London and follow the Grand Junction Canal.

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  19. CommunityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Lakeland Times

    For the second time in three years, Kieth Bullion, the VFW Post 7898 service officer, has been presented the State Post Service Officer of the Year Award. Jamie Rolain, a Woodruff resident and neighbor to the Lakeland Senior Center recently destroyed by fire, was deeply affected by the loss of the facility and is looking to do something about it.

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  20. Airport finalists will meet with board ThursdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... in collaboration with the other leadership in town." Fiore is a regular user of Grand Junction Regional Airport, flying from there to Phoenix to visit family, he said. The airport is seeking a new permanent head to replace Rex Tippetts, who was ...

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