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Water Salute. What is this?

We have heard of Gun Salute, Military Salute and Roman Salute but what this Water Salute is?

Well, this water salute normally means, an occasion where an aircraft moves inside the water pumped out from one or more fire fighting trucks at an Airport.   245 more words

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Bird On A Wire

USN Photo by Photographer’s Mate 3rd Class Kristopher Wilson

Beauty Shot

This is a truly awesome photo – and not just for the split-second timing of a successfully trapped wire whipping out behind its captive Goshawk. 183 more words

Aviation

Top 5 budget airlines in Asia

With the advent of so many budget airlines now sharing the sky with the full-service carriers flying has never been cheaper! Let’s check the best 5! 453 more words

Backpacking

Solar Impulse - Look to the skies Oman something amazing is coming

Children who grew up in the 1980s in the UK may remember the popular cartoon The Mysterious Cities of Gold.

One of coolest parts of it was when the heroes found and flew the Golden Condor, a huge solar-powered ornithopter, which soared high when the sun was out (and only when the sun was out hence the show wasn’t set in the UK). 246 more words

Travel

The Return of North American P-51D Mustang "Bunny"

On February 28th, 2015 the Palm Springs Air Museum in California publically unveiled their North American P-51D MustangBunny” (44-7490) after 14 months of restoration and sporting a… 388 more words

Aviation

Evaluating Open Skies

I recently read Peter Jones’ Open Skies: Transparency, Confidence-Building, and the End of the Cold War. Jones, who was part of the Canadian Department of External Affairs’ Verification Research Unit while the Open Skies treaty was being negotiated, offers an insider’s view of the process. 638 more words

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