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3 Airplane Technologies That You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

We live in an age of aeronautical wonders; and some of the technological advances that are earmarked to be incorporated into private jets and commercial airliners are truly astonishing.  Here, you will be introduced to three tech wonders that will not only change how you and I would fly, but they are guaranteed to grab […]

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Five Top Aviation Schools

You may have a budding interest in aviation or you may have an insatiable passion for pursuing it.  Diverse areas of interest in aviation can include air-traffic control, aircraft maintenance, becoming a flight attendant, piloting and more.   If attending an aviation or flight school is on your bucket list, you’ll want to find one that […]

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Amelia Earhart – The Lady, The Legend

Amelia Earhart – a legendary lady, indeed!  Born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas, Amelia Earhart grew up as fearless youngster, whose taste for adventure would pave the way through her immensely-exciting, but short-lived, life.  The dawn of the aviation age was upon us; and it was beckoning intrepid souls to test the waters […]

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Three Luxury Planes Owned by Celebrities

Having the financial means to own a private plane is, indeed, a fantasy for many of us.  For some, however, the desire to own and operate a plane is a full-fledged reality.  Celebrities, like other wealthy individuals, put their money into very large, very luxurious toys; and here are three of America’s rich and famous […]

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Private Planes of the Rich and Famous

Being rich and famous means a number of things, with one of them being the ability to possess one’s own private plane or jet – not just any ol’ run-of-the-mill plane or jet, but types that take the words ‘posh’ and ‘pampering’ to an entirely new level.   Most of us will have to be […]

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A Brief History of Parachuting

If you were to ask when the idea of parachuting first began, you would have to go back to the 1400’s.  It is then where we find Leonardo Da Vinci who creating, on paper, the concept of a practical parachute! Historical records reveal Da Vinci’s sketch, along with his description of his genius idea, which read:  “If a […]

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Three Private Pilot Clubs that Might Interest You

Through private pilot clubs, one can save a sizable amount of money with flight instruction since club rates are, often, known for being more affordable than what one would find at a local FBO or flight school.  Also, seasoned pilots student pilots have the opportunity to fly without the expense of owning an aircraft.  Members […]

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Design Features to Consider Before Purchasing a Horse Trailer

Because of various trailer sizes and configurations, the number of horses one wishes to transport, as well as the amenities one can afford, it’s always a wise idea to become familiar with the various styles of horse trailers to ensure an educated purchase.  Much like buying a car, knowing the pros and cons of various […]

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A Brief History of Paragliding

As is sometimes the case, historical accounts of ‘who really invented what’ can stir the pot a bit when it comes to narrowing down an actual inventor of a certain item or device.  When it comes to the history of paragliding, individuals or groups of individuals get various levels of credit for inventing prototypes for […]

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Why It’s Important to Plot a Course

So many aspects of life become successful when appropriate planning has occurred beforehand.  Whether it be grocery shopping, meal planning, managing budgets, or plotting a flight course, diligent planning is essential in order to guarantee success.  There are so many variables which could occur during a flight, making it reasonable to argue that it is […]

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