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Legendary aviator Bob Hoover flies west

Oft-cited as "the greatest stick and rudder man who ever lived," Bob Hoover flew fighters in WWII before becoming a test pilot after the war, and later becoming well-known for his "energy management" airshow routine, flying a Rockwell Commander through aerobatics with the engines shut down. He was 94. (blogs.mprnews.org) More...

Decades-Old Mystery Put To Rest: Why Are There X's In The Desert?

Pez Owen was flying over the desert in her single-engine Cessna airplane when she spotted a huge "X" etched in the desert below. She says it was the strangest thing. "It's not on the [flight] chart," Owen says. "There just wasn't any indication of this huge cross." Then she spotted another one. (www.npr.org) More...

US Navy paints a F9F-8 Cougar fighter jet pink

US Navy paints a F9F-8 Cougar fighter jet pink to bring attention to October being Breast Cancer Awareness month in the USA. (www.businessinsider.com) More...


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