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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

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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

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

Fitness: AcroYoga

"I'm extremely fascinated by anything that's kinda out of the ordinary, things that people don't generally do," said Nicholas Coolridge, an acrobat and enthusiast of all hobbies deviating from the beaten path.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Life, Hobbies

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