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Tuesday | Style Weekly

The Martin Man

In earliest spring, a man sits by Young's Pond in the northeast corner of Bryan Park to wait for his friends.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Entomology, Science, Richmond, VA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Air & Space

Night Stalkers

IN 1966, THE U.S. NAVY SENT A YOUNG LIEUTENANT named Leslie J. Horn to South Vietnam to evaluate the use of night-vision devices in combat.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US Military, Life, Hobbies, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lockheed U-2, Lockheed Aircraft, Sunnyvale, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Flight Journal

General Delivery

When I was a senior in high school in 1942, I took advantage of the Civilian Pilot Training Program and earned my pilots license flying Waco UPF- 7s and PT-17s off a red dusty Oklahoma airfield near my hometown.

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Related Topix: Lakeland, FL, Life, Hobbies

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Museums 101: Sailplanes

By the nineteenth century, people fascinated with the idea of flying were experimenting with gliders .

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Port Townsend, WA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Air & Space

The People and Planes of Van Sant

ARRIVING AT VAN SANT AIRPORT ON A SUMMER MORNING, you set down on an undulating grass strip cut along a ridge that overlooks deep woods, manicured horse farms, and the summer-shallow Delaware River.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Air & Space

The Electric Airplane- page 2

It's just 55 miles from my home airport in Los Angeles to the Tehachapi gliderport where Pete Buck has his hangar, but it's usually a jarring flight through torrents of wind that tumble eastward off the mountains like whitewater.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Master Naturalists: Turkey vultures are beneficial birds

Turkey vultures are common sight in the coastal bend whether roosting on power poles, posts, or in flocks in their favorite tree.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

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