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Best of the Web: Some great aviation podcasts from AVweb

AVweb has a nice collection of aviation podcast interviews with various aviation personalities organized in a section of their homepage and some of the more recent podcasts worth noting would include the following: The Man Behind HondaJet. After making a drawing on the back of a calendar, Mishimasa Fujino then had to convince Honda to […]

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US F-22 Raptors are shot down in the Chinese version of the Disney movie “Planes”

Hat tip to the Aviationist blog for finding and posting this clip from what can best be described as the Chinese version of the upcoming Disney movie Planes, but with a big twist: A Chinese Chengdu J-10 downs two F-22 Raptor fighter jets (with bald eagle markings) escorting a B-52 Stratofortress bomber. None of the […]

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Disney to Release a Video Game With Its New Movie “Planes.” “Disney’s Planes,” a flying adventure video game based on the upcoming Disney animated comedy adventure film we mentioned some weeks ago, will be available for Nintendo platforms, including the Wii and Wii U systems, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS handheld devices, on August 6 […]

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Bonhams to auction the Gipsy Moth from “Out of Africa”

Bonhams has issued a press release to announce they will auction off the 1929 De Havilland DH 60GMW Gipsy Moth bi-plane flown over the Kenyan savanna by character Denys Finch Hatton (played by Robert Redford) in “Out of Africa” – the seven-time Oscar-winning 1985 film. Moreover, the aircraft is in excellent condition with a permit […]

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Best of the Web: Fall aviation books (plus one forgotten movie)

Autumn is already here and pilots or aviation buffs alike looking for something to read might want to check out a few of these aviation books along with one (probably forgotten) movie: Top Secret Boeing.  Written by historian Bob Shaw, “Top Secret Boeing” tells the story about how British military scientists at Defford Airfield worked […]

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