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Bob Hoover 1922-2016

It is hard to believe famed aviator Bob Hoover has passed. Of the world’s “Greatest Generation,” 16 million served in uniform during World War II. As of this year, approximately 620,000 still survive and they are dying at a rate … Continue reading

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Understanding the Wing

Wings are very cool things. Many pilots like wings; they fly wings and most know the working speeds of wings (if only by rote). The question is, though, exactly how does a wing work? Keep in mind that designing an … Continue reading

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