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October 20, 2008

Historic Spitfire Returns To The Sky... And It's For Sale...

Painstaking Restoration Of Rare Two-Seater Completed

With its Rolls Royce Merlin engine and beautiful elliptical wings, the Supermarine Spitfire is both a design icon and a piece of British history. Last week, the number of airworthy Spitfires grew... as a rare two-seat variant took to the skies for its first time following a lengthy restoration.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.20.08)


The National WASP WWII Museum seeks to educate and inspire every generation with the history of the WASP: Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII, the first women in history to fly American's military aircraft, and who forever changed the role of women in aviation!

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.20.08): Rodeo


A general fighter sweep over occupied territory.  

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.20.08)

"As much as I enjoy traveling by bus, I will travel many more miles by air during this campaign."

Source: Senator John McCain, Republican candidate for president, in response to a survey conducted by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. AOPA sent questionnaires to McCain and the Democrat candidate, Senator Barack Obama, and posted their responses on the AOPA web site.

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