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Day: <span>April 1, 2023</span>

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‘Point Blank’ Actress Sharon Acker Dies at 87

Acker is also known for her role in the 1966-1967 CBS TV adaptation of ‘Executive Suite.’

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Wallace reflects on life, tragic death of Alan Kulwicki

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Much like the rest of the racing community, Kenny Wallace has painful memories of an April weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway 30 years ago following the death

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Highs & lows

Bengaluru-headquartered Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has, over time, emerged as India’s largest defence public sector undertaking and a harbinger of the country’s military aviation ambitions. As it positions itself as a global player, the crashes and emergency landing of aircraft

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AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT

AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT.

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This Is Why The USAF Really Retired The SR-71 Blackbird

The Lockheed SR-71 was the world’s most capable spy aircraft, but rising costs, new spy satellites and Pentagon politics were what ended its career.

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Two Charged With Negligent Homicide In 2016 Air Force Plane …

The plane crashed into a mountainside near the Susten Pass and the pilot was killed immediately. © Keystone / Alexandra Wey
Swiss military justi

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Delta Jet Forced To Reject Takeoff As Another Aircraft Crosses In Front Of It – View from the Wing

Delta flight 1482 from New Orleans to Salt Lake City was cancelled Friday evening after being told to reject takeoff when another aircraft crossed the hold short line on the taxiway in front of it. The Delta Airbus A321 was already accelerating down the runway for its takeoff roll.

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This was the moment of the crash of a small plane in Mérida: (Watch Video)

This Wednesday, a plane from the iFly aviation school crashed due to an alleged mechanical failure in the Nueva Sambulá neighborhood of Mérida. According to the Ministry of Public Security (SSP), t…

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These Are The Most-Produced Aircraft by Any Nation During WW2

When Gen. Dwight Eisenhower surveyed the beaches of Normandy months after the D-Day Invasion, which secured an Allied foothold in continental Europe, he stated: “Without air supremacy, I wouldn’t be here.” Invaluable for reconnaissance, cargo transport, tactical and strategic bombing, and aerial combat itself, superior air power proved a decisive advantage in the Second World […]

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Who was Da Vinci, the important Ukrainian commander killed in March?

On March 27th, an Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Dhruv MK-III helicopter met with an accident during a training sortie in Kochi, Kerala. The helicopter was undergoing in-flight checks when it had to make a forced landing due to control issues, leaving three personnel injured but with non-serious injuries. As per ICG officials, the chopper was around 25 feet high when the cyclic controls, which control the longitudinal and lateral movement of aircraft,…

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