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    NASA Apollo 6 Paved America’s Pathway to the Moon 50 years ago

    ATLANTA — As America recalls the golden anniversary of mankind’s first voyage to the moon this December, the lesser known flight of Apollo 6 cleared a major hurdle for NASA as it paved the country’s pathway toward lunar orbit. Designed as a test flight article and flew unmanned, the flight of Apollo 6 fifty years ago tested […] More

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    Aerobatic Champion Pilot Rob Holland Escapes ‘Catastrophic Engine Failure’

    America’s top aerobatic pilot and air show performer Rob Holland escaped what he now calls ‘catastrophic engine failure’ late Sunday moments after finishing his two-days of performances at the Wings Over South Texas Airshow. The seven-time U.S. National Aerobatic Champion and four-time World Freestyle Aerobatic Championship was headed home to Shreveport, Louisiana when at 4:45 p.m. CDT, […] More

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    Blue Angels to Headline Inaugural Wings Over Myrtle Beach

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The warm sunshine and sugar beaches of South Carolina’s Grand Strand will set the backdrop for the inaugural Wings Over Myrtle Beach air show highlighted by the Navy’s Blue Angels. The city’s first airshow in nearly twelve years will take place the weekend of April 28 and 29 as the top military and […] More

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    NASA InSight Lander to Explore the Inner Space of Mars

    NASA’s newest discovery mission InSight will launch this spring to begin the first extensive exploration of the Red Planet’s internal structure. The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport, or InSight, is scheduled to lift-off for the Red Planet and into a predawn sky on May 5 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, and land […] More

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    F-16 Viper Demo Team Prepares for an Exciting Airshow Season

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — The Air Force F-16 Viper Demonstration Team is poised to begin an exciting season before the large crowds of local air shows as they demonstrate the power and maneuverability of this premier multi-role fighter. Viper Demo Team commander Major John “Rain” Waters, who proudly refers to the F-16 Fighting Falcon as […] More

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    Thunderbirds, Civilian Aerobatics to Highlight Melbourne Air and Space Show

    MELBOURNE, Fla. — The precision flying of the Air Force Thunderbirds combined with the aerobatic performances of the nation’s top civilian pilots will highlight the Melbourne Air and Space Show in March. Military performances combined with civilian aerobatics by Scott Yoak piloting his P-51D Mustang Quicksilver and Adam Baker aboard the Playful Extra 330, are poised to […] More

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    Air Force Heritage Flight to Flyover Super Bowl LII

    MINNEAPOLIS — The power of the United States Air Force’s Heritage Flight will soar above the frozen tundra surrounding U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday in the minutes prior to kick-off of Super Bowl LII. One F-16 Fighting Falcon from Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina; two A-10C Thunderbolt IIs from Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona; and […] More

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    Challenger’s Final Flight Began an Enduring Mission of Inspiration

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — As the space shuttle Challenger rose into the cold blue sky over America’s Space Coast, excitement for the first teacher to travel into space turned to stunned disbelief as the vehicle suddenly broke apart – a crew lost – in an event which changed both NASA and the nation thirty-two years ago on […] More

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    GEICO Skytypers Airshow Team Prepare for their 12th Season

    TAMPA — Six World War II aircraft of the world famous GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team will blaze a trail above many of the top air show sites across America as they launch this spring into their 12th anniversary season. The team announced their 2018 air show schedule on Wednesday as they prepare for their winter practices […] More

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    John W Young Loved Life from Georgia to Walking on the Moon

    ROME, GA — John Young. He was the astronaut’s-astronaut. A depression-era youth who grew up in northwest Georgia to become the seventh man to walk on the moon discussed his life in his recently released autobiography. As a young boy attending school in Cartersville, located 40 miles north of Atlanta, John W. Young late in […] More

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