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Taking Wing: The Airfield That Time Forgot

Stanton Airfield is a natural gathering place for classic taildraggers and sailplanes, and for pilots and airplane fans of every generation.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

York Press

Lack of thermals forces gliders to come down in fields

SEVERAL gliders taking part in a competition at an East Yorkshire gliding club have been forced by a lack of thermals to land in fields and on airfields.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Abbotsford News

Twilight show kicks off Abbotsford International Airshow tonight

The evening's entertainment is set to feature the pyrotechnical acrobatics of Team Rocket, and Dan Buchanan, while others - like the Jet Schoolbus and the CF-18 Hornet - will put on shows designed for the evening.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Slashdot

Perlan II Project Aims To Fly a Glider To the Edge of Space

Zothecula writes: In an ambitious attempt to break every wing-borne sustained flight height record for a manned aircraft, the Perlan ll project intends to construct and fly a glider higher than any sailplane has gone before .

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Gizmag

Perlan ll project aims to fly a glider to the edge of space

In an ambitious attempt to break every wing-borne sustained flight height record for a manned aircraft, the Perlan ll project intends to construct and fly a glider higher than any sailplane has gone before.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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

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