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May 21, 2008

Pilot OK Following Forced Landing In Vintage Jet

But DH.112 Venom Will Never Fly Again

Things could have been a lot worse, but quick thinking saved the life of the pilot this past weekend just outside of Denver, CO. Mark Johnson, 58, was flying the pattern at Platte Valley Airport in his 1956 de Havilland DH.112 Venom when he lost engine power at about 1230 local time Saturday.

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Pratt & Whitney F135 Team Receives STOVL Qualification

Cleared For 'Up-And-Away' Flight Ops

Pratt & Whitney recently received a statement of qualification for the F135 short-takeoff/vertical-landing (STOVL) propulsion system from the F-35 Joint Program Office. This statement clears Pratt & Whitney's F135-PW-600 STOVL propulsion system for up-and-away flight operations.

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USAF Delivers Five Plane Loads Of Supplies To Myanmar

But Relief Only Helps Small Percentage Of Those In Need

Five more Air Force C-130 Hercules airlifters delivered supplies to Burma this week, Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said Tuesday. This brings the total flights into the cyclone-ravaged country up to 36, with more than 800,000 pounds of relief supplies delivered, Whitman said.

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