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December 31, 2003

ANN's 2003 Stories of the Year #5: Sun 'n Fun Hazards and Frauds

Sun 'n Fun: Danger And Gate Fraud Air shows and fly-ins seemed to make a bit of headway in 2003, bouncing back after the shock of 9/11. But ANN continues to watch and worry when it comes to one specific fly-in: Sun 'n Fun at Lakeland (FL). This year, ANN reported on two issues regarding the event: safety and gate attendance.

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ANN's 2003 Stories of the Year #8: What's All The Ruckus Down At The South Pole?

Perhaps it's the last "undiscovered country." Perhaps it's more in vogue with adventurers now than ever. Perhaps it's just because it's there. For some reason, a lot of people decided to go south this winter -- all the way to the South Pole. Without exception, they all ran into trouble. Journeys to the South Pole aren't new. But in helicopters and single-engine piston aircraft they are.

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