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Feb 11, 2014 | Air & Space

Proposing at the Museum

For a memorable marriage proposal, "Seize the auspicious moment," advises the 1903 book Etiquette of Engagement and Marriage , and "strike the responsive chord when the two minds are in harmony.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Aircraft, Lockheed Aircraft, Military Aircraft

Tue Feb 04, 2014

Air & Space

Flying Tigercats: And Then There Were Five

What could possibly get your juices flowing again once you've flown 1,000 mph at treetop level in a Lockheed F-104 Starfighter? For legendary test pilot Darryl Greenamyer, the answer was a straight-wing, propeller-driven, downright dowdy-by-comparison airplane that exited the Grumman factory during World War II.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed F-104 Starfighter, Lockheed Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Mariposa, CA, Thermal, CA

Sun Feb 02, 2014

Air & Space

The Man Who Invented the Predator

The 40,000 square feet of office and engineering space occupied by Karem Aircraft Inc. in Lake Forest, California, includes four conference rooms, each named for a designer enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, US Military, US Navy, US Air Force, Aircraft, Lockheed Aircraft, Military Aircraft

Sat Feb 01, 2014

Air & Space

How Things Work: Supersonic Inlets- page 2

"We were in a turn and climbing when one of the inlets showed signs of instability.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Sr-71, Aircraft, Lockheed Aircraft, Military Aircraft

Wed Jan 22, 2014

Flight Journal

Air & Space Museum Hosts Open House

The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, the companion facility to the National Air & Space Museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a free open house on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, National Mall, US National Parks, Aircraft, Lockheed Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Chantilly, VA

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