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December 29, 2008

Gone West: Air Racer Lefty Gardner

CAF Co-Founder, Former Chief Check Pilot Was 87

Aero-News has received word of the passing of a legendary aviator and Reno air racer. Lefty Gardner, whose P-38 "White Lightnin" was a staple at Reno as well as at air shows throughout the country, passed away on Christmas Eve at the age of 87.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 12.29.08

AirVenture is worth more to Oshkosh than even EAA thought.
A lawsuit against the FAA by New England towns may be falling apart.
And if you're going to be stranded on Christmas Eve, yo

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 12.29.08

AirVenture is worth more to Oshkosh than even EAA thought.
A lawsuit against the FAA by New England towns may be falling apart.
And if you're going to be stranded on Christmas Eve, yo

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2008 In Review: The Year In Sport Aviation

The preceding year saw a number of stories of inspiration in sport aviation, and of loss... while the clouds of impending legislation and anti-homebuilder sentiment in one large metropolitan area hung over the community as a whole. What these portents may spell for sport aviation in 2009 remains to be seen.

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