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  1. Two dead after light aircraft crashes in WexfordRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BreakingNews.ie

    Two men, one in his mid-60s, the other in his early 50s, have died after their light aircraft crashed in Co Wexford this afternoon. The bodies will not be removed until the morning as it is a mountainous area amd where they have been located is quite remote.

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  2. From firefighting to flight school: Guidance Aviation instructor...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    She thought first of piloting airplanes, and considered flying in the military until she found out her corrected vision would keep her from doing so. Instead, she went to college to study natural resources.

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  3. Inspired FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    As 74-year-old Jim Davis puts it, a cancer diagnosis can do one of two things to people: It can make them give up or it can make them fight. "When a doctor tells someone they have cancer, it is a very disturbing piece of news," Davis said.

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  4. 16-Year-old Earns Masters Degree, Plans to Pursue Doctorate in AviationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Milwaukee Courier Online

    According to "fenom life" on MAY 23, 2015, our feature this week has an IQ measured at 199, 30 points higher than British theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author Stephen Hawkins and theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein. YG&B profiled her academic achievement two years ago on August 17, 2013 when this college senior then, 14-yearsold, would become the youngest graduate to receive a bachelor's degree from Chicago State University on August 30. She is young, gifted and Black.

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  5. Blues Legend B.B. King dead at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... pilot. He would fly himself to his concert dates but for insurance reasons he had to discontinue this. He stopped flying at the age of 70. Mr. King inspired musicians from diverse genres of music. From Blues and R&B to Country and Rock. Stevie ...

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  6. "The Sunday Political Brunch" -- May 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Patch.com

    I was thinking this Memorial Day weekend about famous people who have served this country in wartime, some of whom were killed in action. You'd be hard-pressed to see famous athletes, musicians and actors serving their country in battle these days, but decades ago they had no hesitation.

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  7. FAA Streamlines COAs For UAS Test SitesRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Aero-News Network

    The FAA has made it simpler for the six unmanned aircraft systems test sites to conduct research by giving them "blanket" authorizations to fly public aircraft operations throughout the National Airspace System at or below 200 feet. The FAA expects this improved access for the test sites will provide more opportunities for research that may help the agency integrate UAS into the nation's airspace more quickly and easily.

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  8. Kids fly free in Napa on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Most people don't automatically consider a career in an aviation-related field, which is the main reason why the Experimental Aircraft Association holds Young Eagles Day each year. It's Young Eagles Day at the Napa County Airport on Saturday, so children age 8 to 17 can get a free airplane ride and learn about flying and related industries, assuming favorable weather conditions, organizers said.

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  9. Off to the racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Business Journal

    ... So the aviation bug bit you quickly? I loved it. Everybody always says to find something you love to do, and I loved flying. I've always enjoyed being around airplanes and airports, so I tried to turn that into a career. Tell me about the upcoming ...

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  10. AOPA Kansas official to use scholarship to fly helicoptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Wichita Eagle

    An Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association representative for Kansas is going to add to her pilot credentials after winning the $2,500 Racing Aces Aviation Scholarship for Women. Yasmina Platt, regional manager for AOPA's Central Southwest region that includes Kansas and eight other states, said she will use the scholarship to get her helicopter rating.

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  11. Remembering the LostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Magic 107.9

    ... years ago, my brother, 1st Lieutenant Matthew Luke, was celebrating his newly minted private pilot's license by flying, with his wife, Ann, from Vandenberg AFB to our home town on the Oregon Coast. They did not make it. My brother and sister-in-law ...

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  12. Cambridge News published Soham news: May 10 - walking, phoenix club and salvation armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Cambridge Evening News

    On Monday, May 11, Chris Robertson was the leader for the 27 walkers taking part in the 3 mile walk around Soham.Laurie Budd was at the back.Their walk this time took them around the church, up the High Street, Brook Dam Lane, along the river bank, over Loftys Bridge, Green Hills,Fordham Road, Cherrytree Lane, by the allotments to The Butts, the perimeters of St Andrews school, through the college to Walter Gidney Lane and Sand Street. A stop was made at The Ship or A-Casa for refreshment.

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  13. Picture Gallery: Vampire Jet at SywellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Northampton Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can Former Telegraph chief photographer Glyn Dobbs, who took these pictures, said: "It was very impressive with flames from its jet when starting and was a complete contrast to the airport's usual light aircraft."

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  14. At 15-Year Mark, EBACE Proves Enduring and Forward-LookingRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | PressReleasePoint

    As the final day of the 2015 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition concluded, organizers said this year's event once again underscored the show's value to exhibitors and attendees, and its continuing importance to the industry's advancement in Europe and beyond. "As we marked this 15th year of EBACE, it was clear that the event has always been, and will continue to be, a trade show featuring new products and cutting-edge technologies, and a premier venue for networking and getting the latest information about the trends shaping this dynamic industry," said EBAA CEO Fabio Gamba.

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  15. HAI, Other Aviation Associations Fight To Preserve Veterans' BenefitsRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Aero-News Network

    On Monday, May 18, the Helicopter Association International and six other aviation associations sent a strongly worded letter to the chairman and ranking member of the House Committee of Veterans Affairs, urging their committee to reject a bill that would impose a detrimentally low cap on Veterans Administration funding for college flight training degree programs for veterans. H.R. 476 was introduced to close a loophole in the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill.

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  16. It's not that badRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Heraldseries.co.uk

    ... Moving to live in an area within the traffic zone of a fully-operational RAF base and then complaining about night flying and other training activity is particularly perverse considering Benson has been in active service for flying and flight ...

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  17. Twilight 5k race to take off at Fenton Township airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | MLive.com

    On Saturday, June 6, the Wings of Mercy Runway 5k Run/Walk and Fun Run/Walk will take place on the runway and taxiways of Prices Airport, located off of Amelia Earhart Drive in Fenton Township. Registration for the twilight 5k costs $20 on or before May 29. A family rate of $55 includes parents and up to four children 18 years old and younger.

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  18. Want to Fly a B-17 Bomber? You Can This Weekend at Lawrence Municipal AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    ... from the B-17 tour help cover maintenance and operations costs for the aircraft and EAA's ambition to "keep 'em flying" for many years to come, according to the association. On Sunday evening, there is a BBQ with guest speaker John Katsaros - B-17 ...

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  19. Senate Commerce Committee Delves Into ATC ReformRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Aero-News Network

    The Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday held a hearing on possible reforms for the U.S. Air Traffic Control system. The hearing took place as Congress prepares new FAA reauthorization legislation.

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  20. NATA Offers U.S. Senate Its Views On Air Traffic Control ReformRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Aero-News Network

    The National Air Transportation Association provided members of the Senate Commerce Committee with its views on air traffic control reform on Monday in advance of its hearing entitled, "FAA Reauthorization: Air Traffic Control Modernization and Reform." NATA President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks expressed support for the injection of more private sector practices into the FAA suggesting, "The Committee should build on its excellent work begun in the last reauthorization and continue to assist the agency toward a more efficient operating structure.

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