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Goodwood Revival 2014: Aviation exhibition stars revealed
Think of the Goodwood Revival, and the first image that’ll come to mind will probably be one of the classic racing circuit thronging with shining cars and bikes, and people in period dress. After all, that’s what the Revival is fa
Celebrate Flight During National Aviation Week
From traditional to arbitrary, holidays are recognized by bringing people together to celebrate and honor what's most important to them. One of my personal favorites happens annually during the month of August with a week-long tri
Federal Aviation Administration names VT drone test site
Virginia Tech has been doing research on unmanned drones for years. Wednesday as WDBJ7 New River Valley reporter Orlando Salinas reports, the university took another huge step in that research. Wednesday afternoon, Virginia Tec
British Paragliding Cup 2014: Comp report
When I took over the running of the BP Cup in 2012 it was my intention to hold the first round the following year on the Isle of Wight to keep things simple. But after several requests to hold this year’s round again on the Island
Airport testing new way to avoid deadly bird strikes
When birds and planes collide, the results can be deadly. That’s why airports around the world work hard to keep birds away, even resorting to shooting or poisoning large flocks. One Ohio airport is now experimenting with a ne Associated Press
Round-the-world pilot back on Scottish soil after 81-day marathon trip
Dave McElroy, from Stirling, passed through 25 countries including Israel, India, Australia, Cuba and the United States during his epic voyage. The 67-year-old completed the final 824-mile hop from Reykjavik to Perth Airport 81
Boeing betting on tobacco as new aviation fuel source
Boeing is getting into the tobacco business. The airplane maker is part of a joint venture to develop aviation fuel from a new, hybrid tobacco plant. The goal is to cut carbon emissions and reduce the demand for petroleum-based
Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found
The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by a teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday. The Seattle Times: Home
Amelia Earhart to fly around the world again
In 1937, Amelia Mary Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean attempting to circumnavigate the globe. Later this month, Amelia Rose Earhart will try to do what her namesake could not. Despite recently discovering she’s n
WWII Dogfight Evidence Found in Italy
A group of amateur researchers have discovered dramatic evidence for one of World War II's last Curtiss P-40 Warhawk and Luftwaffe's JG 53 “Aces of Spades” dogfights, revealing a forgotten story of courage and survival. The tea
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Visit 7 national parks and monuments in Colorado for free April 16-24
More than 400 national parks and monuments — including four in Colorado — will offer free admission April 16-24 as part...-Denver Post: Outdoors
Gran and dog survived nine days in wild by drinking pond water and eating desert plants
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Stephen Hawking to Unveil New Space Exploration Project Tuesday
Stephen Hawking will announce a mysterious new space exploration initiative Tuesday, and there's plenty of reason to thi...-SPACE.com
Astronomers discover mysterious alignment of black holes
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Ancient Mars bombardment likely enhanced life-supporting habitat
The bombardment of Mars some 4 billion years ago by comets and asteroids as large as West Virginia likely enhanced clima...-ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Controversial Dark Matter Claim Faces Ultimate Test
Multiple teams finally have the material they need to repeat an enigmatic experiment...-Scientific American
Bats Hear Just Fine, Despite Noisy Lives
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Geologists To Drill Into Heart of Dinosaur-Killing Impact
Quest aims to uncover secrets of big craters across the Solar System....-Scientific American
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