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Losing an engine

Losing an engine

Losing an engine

When I was a young buck taking my first couple of flight lessons here in the States, I also had a young brand-new flight instructor. I was pretty much her first student for a stuck-wing private pilot rating. One day

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The ticket master

The ticket master

The ticket master

Poor Chuck. First the SR-71 gets retired, then the F-14 Tomcat, then the Space Shuttle in 2011, and now they cancel the Red Bull Air Races. All the really cool projects in aviation Chuck was so excited and passionate about

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Skunk Works book

Skunk Works book

Skunk Works book

Many of you might know that Chuck is not only a fan of Corsairs but of everything that flies really fast and really high. So naturally, the SR-71 Blackbird presents itself as one of Chucks favorites. There isn’t much out

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Check your six

Check your six

Check your six

Today’s strip reminds me of the first time I was pulled over by police. I was driving on an open road, when they lit up their lights behind me. I thought, oh, I’ll just slow down a bit and let

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