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Salina veteran to receive ‘dream flight’

Todd pittengerAugust 22, 2021 A 96-year-old World War II veteran from Salina will take off on a ‘dream flight’ later this week. Bob Cook, who served as a parachutist, will have the chance to take off in a biplane and fly over and around the city. Dream Flights is an …

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Fort Worth Veterans’ House to Honor Tuskegee Airmen

The Texas Veterans Land Board voted on Thursday to name the state’s new home for veterans in Fort Worth after airmen from Tuskegee at a virtual meeting honoring the first black military aviators in the U.S. military. The State Veterans Home, Texas’ 10th, will officially open Aug. 19 at 9 …

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Sheppey Beer Festival and Sittingbourne Woodfest return this Saturday

Two of Swale’s most popular music festivals are back this weekend. The Sheppey Rotarians Beer Festival at the Aviator Pub and Sittingbourne’s Woodfest at the Woodcoombe Sports and Social Club both return, following in Chickenstock’s footsteps. Marylebone Jelly at the inaugural Drive In Groovy Festival at Woodstock, Sittingbourne, in September. …

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Disney reopens Hall of Presidents with animatronic Biden

ORLANDO, Florida – The Hall of Presidents attraction at Disney World has reopened with an animatronic from the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden. What would you like to know President Joe Biden’s animatronics debuted at the Hall of Presidents The Magic Kingdom attraction reopened on Tuesday The …

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Lincoln Aviator Shinola Concept first review: an SUV to watch

Lincoln and Shinola Collaborate on Concept Vehicle Based on Aviator SUV, and Luxury Car Maker Plans to Unveil Finished Product at 2021 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The Lincoln Aviator Shinola Concept is not exactly the kind of vehicle we generally expect to have “concept” status. That’s because the Aviator Shinola …

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High-flying comedy is coming to Hayes Valley

Knees and laughs. Strong cocktails and beer in plastic cups. A single spotlight, highlighting an individual in a funky button-up looking behind the mic. These are the things you expect at a stand-up comedy night – not in the trendy Aviator Nation sweatpants store. So why is Dope Show Comedy …

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Rare 1929 TravelAir is on its way to EAA AirVenture

PERU, Illinois, July 22, 2021 – Aviation enthusiasts heading to EAA AirVenture 2021 will enjoy a rare sight as a 1929 TravelAir Model 10-D aircraft takes off for Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The TravelAir, the last of its kind, will arrive on Sunday, July 25, and will be on display in the …

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Formerly a camper, now a flight instructor

By Richard L. Gaw Editor-in-chief In the summer of 2016, at the end of an extremely hot afternoon, flight instructor Jimmy Reagan sat in the cockpit of his plane at New Garden Flying Field roasting in the heat. He had spent the last hours giving the campers private flights and …

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Aviator Amelia Earhart disappears over Pacific Ocean

On July 2, 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart disappeared while trying to travel around the world. Born in Atchison, Kansas in 1897, Earhart began flying at the age of 24. She was considered one of the first female aviators. In 1928, publisher George P. Patnam invited her to become the first …

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LEESHA FAULKNER: When Moisant flew to Tupelo | Chroniclers

In the digital archives of the Oren Dunn Municipal Museum is a photo of a small, dark-eyed man standing next to a 50-horse Bléroit in a field in Tupelo. The caption below the photo indicates that the pilot, John Moisant, nicknamed the crimson painted plane “The Red Dragon”. The photograph …

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Twins beat cats 5-1

BY JIM MISUNAS [email protected] DERBY – The Twins played a home derby to defeat Great Bend 5-1 on Saturday in the most unique game in Bat Cats history. The Bat Cats (15-11) and Derby (10-11) meet again Sunday at 3 p.m. at Al Burns Memorial Field. It’s just half the …

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Jennifer Lopez wears plunging summer maxi dress in the Hamptons

Jennifer Lopez wears her best summer whites. The “On the Floor” singer was pictured shopping with her sister Lynda Lopez in the Hamptons wearing a dreamy bohemian-inspired maxi dress. J.Lo paired the plunging embroidered number with strappy flat sandals, tinted aviator sunglasses, a white leather Valentino handbag and her signature …

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Rex swept away by the aviators | Sports

The Terre Haute-based Rex are struggling to keep the opposition from scoring points and this was evident when Lafayette visited Bob Warn Field for a double schedule on Sunday. The Aviators swept the twinbill, winning the opener 12-2 and the nightcap 9-4 in front of a crowd of 227 fans. …

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Ty Cates takes over at Butler

GREENVILLE – Arcanum graduate Ty Cates, Arcanum Sports Hall of Fame member, is stepping down as Covington’s head football coach to take charge of a struggling Vandalia-Butler program. Cates was an outstanding running back and linebacker for Arcanum coach Jason Schondelmyer as well as being named All-Conference, Daily Advocate Athlete …

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Lil Nas X goes from dress to pantsuit at BET Awards

Lil Nas X decided to change her outfit at the 2021 BET Awards, but that doesn’t make her second look any more meaningful than the first. In fact, her blue and white dress – created by Andrea Grossi, a recent graduate of the Polimoda Fashion Institute in Florence – has …

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7 best new movies to watch on HBO Max in June 2021

It’s no secret that HBO Max has arguably the best library of movies and TV shows of any streaming service. Unlike others, HBO Max is packed with a mix of blockbuster new releases, wildly popular movies, and cold classics too, with very little to no filler in between. But that …

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Paints comes back against the Aviators, 7-6 |

CHILLICOTHE – Two home runs late in the game could not prevent the Chillicothe Paints who won Tuesday night against the Lafayette Aviators at VA Memorial Stadium with the final score of 7-6. The Paints wasted no time giving people what they paid for to see Tuesday night score the …

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Biden gifted Putin a pair of personalized aviator sunglasses

A pair of 23kt gold drop-shaped Randolph Engineering Concorde sunglasses with American gray polarized lenses rest on a table at the company where they are made in Randolph, Mass. On Thursday, June 17, 2021. Russian President Vladimir Putin received a pair of sunglasses from President Joe Biden following their meeting …

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Aviator Group exceeds 2,600 flight hours on H135

The H135 supports Maritime Pilot Helicopter Transfer (HMPT) services for the Port Authority of Pilbara and Port Hedland Port with over 500 transfers per month and a performance breakdown rate of 99.9%. The Helionix cockpit system, with 4-axis autopilot, significantly reduces pilot workload and brings the H135 to a high …

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8 of the best sunglasses for under $ 20 on Amazon

The products in this story are independently selected and presented in an editorial manner. If you make a purchase using these links, we may earn a commission. No summer wardrobe is complete without a pair of chic sunglasses. Whatever the occasion, sunglasses pair your outfit with their stylish details, shape …

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Rex swept away at home by the Aviators | Sports

“Faith and Family Day” was the theme of Rex Sunday at Bob Warn Field, with a chance to match the visiting Lafayette Aviators for first place in the Wabash River division of the Prospect League. That didn’t happen, with the Rex relinquishing a 4-1 lead to lose 6-5 in the …

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League of hopes scoreboard (June 12) | Sports

COLLEGE BASEBALL League of hopes ranking Hourly Central East Division Wabash`W`L`GB River Airmen Lafayette`10`4`— Terre Haute Rex`8`6`2.0 Danville Dans`6`6`3.0 Illinois Valley pistol shrimp`5`11`6.0 Ohio River Valley`W`L`GB Champion City Kings`8`6`— Minors from West Virginia`8`7`0.5 Chillicothe`6`9`2.5 paints Johnstown Mill Rats`5`10`3.5 West Division Big river`W`L`GB Clinton LumberKings`8`7`— Burlington Bees`8`7`— Normal corn belts`7`7`0.5 Quincy …

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A Frank Schwindel’s minor league on a circuit tear

1. The man on fire Ahead of Saturday night’s game against Reno, the Aviators ‘Frank Schwindel (who was the Kansas City Royals’ opening day first baseman in 2019) had 10 hits in his last 17 batting with five homers – including HR in four straight games – and eight RBIs …

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The Navy takes the Leonardo TH-73A training helicopter

Leonardo handed the first TH-73A helicopter to the US Navy for the training of the branch’s tilt-rotor and rotary-wing aviators, as part of an initial production of $ 171 million aircraft contract awarded in January 2020. The Advanced Helicopter Training System, which is derived from AgustaWestland AW119 Koala, will replace …

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League of Prospects Notice Board (June 9) | Sports

COLLEGE BASEBALL League of hopes ranking Hourly Central East Division Wabash`W`L`GB River Lafayette Aviators`9`3`— Danville Dans`6`4`2.0 Terre Haute Rex`6`6`3.0 Illinois Valley pistol shrimp`3`9`6.0 Ohio River Valley`W`L`GB Champion City Kings`7`5`— West Virginia minors`5`5`1.0 Chillicothe`4`6`2.0 paints Johnstown Mill Rats`4`8`3.0 West Division Big river`W`L`GB Clinton LumberKings`7`4`— Normal corn belts`7`4`— Burlington Bees`7`5`0.5 Quincy Gems`4`8`3.5 …

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Former Lobos Paul Weir set to coach again

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – When he learned he would be named coach of U19 Canada for the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup in Latvia, Paul Weir was elated. This is his second time. The former University of New Mexico basketball coach was on the coaching staff for the 2017 gold medalist …

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UFO mysteries continue ahead of US report

The drop, captured in distant, blurry video by Navy pilots, appears to be floating just above ocean waves at improbable speed, with no noticeable propulsion or lift. “Oh my God, man,” one aviator said to another, laughing at the oddity. “What is that?” Is it a bird? A plane? Super …

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The tragic death of pioneer aviator Amy Johnson

Most readers are familiar with the name of Amy Johnson, the pioneering English aviator, but perhaps less so the details of her untimely death. Amy was the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia. She also flew solo or with her husband, Jim Mollison, to set many long …

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Navy Blue Quietly Rolls Out First Maternity Flight Suits

The Navy welcomed its first female aviators in 1974. Just 47 years later, it offers pregnant pilots a flight suit to suit them. The service quietly handed over the first maternity flight suit to Lt. Cmdr. Jacqueline Nordan, head of the mobilization program in the Naval Air Force Reserve, as …

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Spring League Week 5 (TSL) North Division Transactions

Every week we have seen roster changes from each of the two divisions within the newly formatted Spring League. Week 5 is no different. But, some of this week’s transactions could have bigger impacts than the previous ones. Alphas: The only player who was released by the Alphas was RB …

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West Point military historian to speak at New Canaan Men’s Club

Staff June 2, 2021Update: June 2, 2021 at 11:10 a.m. Richard anderson Contribution photo West Point military historian Richard Anderson, in a lecture titled: “Prelude to D-Day: The Secret Plan to Forge Anglo-American Military Coordination,” will recount a little-known WWII mission in the spring of 1941, when the United States …

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Prospect League Scoreboard (June 1) | Sports

COLLEGE BASEBALL Prospect League Ranking Hourly Central East Division Wabash`W`L`GB River Danville Dans`3`0`— Lafayette Aviators`3`1`0.5— Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp`1`3`2.5 Terre Haute Rex`1`3`2,5 Ohio River Valley`W`L`GB Champion City Kings`3`1`— Johnstown Mill Rats`2`1`0,5 Chillicothe`1`3`2.0 paints Minors from West Virginia`0`3`2.5 West Division Big river`W`L`GB Clinton LumberKings`3`2`— Burlington Bees`3`2`— Normal CornBelters`2`2`0,5 Gems of Quincy`1`3`1.5 …

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Navy veteran becomes bestselling author | Local News

Today’s Veteran: Jack McDevitt, 86 Service: Marine, 4 years, 4 months Tasks: communication specialist Duty stations: Japan, Washington DC and Newport, RI His story: Jack McDevitt thought he would be an aviator when he enlisted in the Navy until his vision test results showed he was partially color blind. But …

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