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the Dakota with a pair of Mustangs
"We should not see that which they have seen"

May 3rd 2010
The groundsman nodded at the pilot and made a rotating motion with his right arm, gesturing at the inner of the two propellers on the right wing. Slowly it began to turn. Whop…. whop... whop… whirr…. and the blades were suddenly a blur. He moved closer to the roped-off crowd and gestured likewise at the outer propeller. The pilot acknowledged, touching his forehead, an informal salute. ... read more
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British Flag Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
6th February 2013

Formation Flying Creates Interest In Aviation By The General Public
I always try to get to every flight demonstration and formation flying event I can find, and as a pilot have always enjoyed these exhibitions. But the first formation flying took place with birds, and one wonders how those starlings that fly in huge formations avoid colliding with one another. I wrote a post about this phenomena at my blog

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