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Wait, When Does The Martian Take Place, Anyway?

Wait, When Does The Martian Take Place, Anyway? | Aviation | Scoop.it
Author Andy Weir mostly got his facts right, but his hero’s contempt for disco doesn’t quite add up. An Air & Space investigation.
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A Marine Legend Arrives at the National Air and Space Museum

A Marine Legend Arrives at the National Air and Space Museum | Aviation | Scoop.it
The Phrog goes into retirement.
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Pilot pulled from burning wreckage plane crashes at Shoreham Airshow

Pilot pulled from burning wreckage plane crashes at Shoreham Airshow | Aviation | Scoop.it
Thousands of spectators watched in horror as the Hawker Hunter smashed into the ground at Shoreham Airshow in West Sussex this afternoon.
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Not many of these Hawker Hunters still flying. A tragedy but hopefully airshows will go on.

 

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Turkey Releases Audio of Warnings That Pilots of Downed Russian Bomber Allegedly Ignored | VICE News

A Russian navigator claims the plane did not violate Turkish airspace and received "no warning" before it was shot down on Tuesday, but Turkey has released evidence that it says proves otherwise.
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It really didn't need to get more complicated than it was.

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Fuel mistake might have caused plane crash near Thompson, Man.

Fuel mistake might have caused plane crash near Thompson, Man. | Aviation | Scoop.it
A plane crash that injured eight people in northern Manitoba might have been caused by the wrong fuel type being put into the craft.
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Too early to determine what the true cause of this was. But there are still a lot of pilots out there that don't take responsibility for supervising the fueling of their aircraft when possible.

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