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    and I were only planning to stay there long enough to refuel the plane and eat lunch. In the mid-1800’s, a large group of German immigrants transformed Mazatlan from a small fishing village into a thriving seaport. Their legacy lives on in the form of local melodies based on Bavarian folk music, called Banda. Another vestige of the past remains: The Pacifico Brewery established in 1900. Unfortunately, Miguel and I weren’t there long enough to sample the music or the beer. However, it turned out we were in Mazatlan long enough to establish Millennium Airlines before moving on to Puerto Vallarta. We were flying a Cessna 172, a four seat, single engine plane with a high, fixed wing. Back in 1955, Cessna Aircraft Company started making 172’s and more of them have been built than any other aircraft. Based on how long it has been around and its popularity, the Cessna 172 ranks as the most successful aircraft in history. Miguel’s 172 was a year 2000 model which meant it was a special edition called the Millennium 172. As such, it included upgrades and modifications; several of them, such as extra fresh air vents and redesigned seats, later became standard equipment. It also had a commemorative bronze medallion on the outside which included a stylized version of the word Millennium. When the fueler in Mazatlan observed the medallion on the plane, he asked if we were pilots for Millennium Airlines. As we were flying a rather diminutive plane, we found that rather funny. It…

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    until 16 years after the plane crash that then University President Warren Armstrong cut the program due to financial reasons. To this day many people argue and debate whether Wichita State should reinstate the football program and it is my belief that they should. Since the ending of the program there have been multiple instances of outside and inside sources contemplating bringing the program back. For example, in 1998 an advisory committee at Wichita State recommended reinstating the…

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    Cirrus vs Cessna Flying a Cessna is great experience. Flying a Cirrus is a spectacular experience. Although both of these are aircrafts that do the same thing, they are very different. Technology has come a long way in aviation and especially in the new 2017 cirrus. Comparing to the 1970’s Cessna’s which is the common aircrafts flown right now, there has been a huge noticeable difference in design and innovation. One of many differences in the Cirrus compared to the Cessna, is the avionics.…

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    Scorpion Case Study

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    Between 100 and 200 employees worked on the aircraft’s development, but those people largely came from Cessna. However, workers at a production facility would be needed to fill orders of the Scorpion jet, he said. So, One may say that whilst on challenge, scorpion brings the capability to peer and make the most perishable intelligence and strike fleeting objectives, bringing tactical benefit to even the most worrying conditions. Scorpion will definitely meet even the most stringent US military…

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    Los Mochis

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    Peninsula. We were only planning to stay there long enough to get fuel and eat lunch. In the mid-1800’s, a large group of German immigrants transformed Mazatlan from a native fishing village into a thriving seaport. One of their continuing legacies is the local music which is called Banda and is a variation of Bavarian folk music. Another is The Pacifico Brewery which was established in 1900. Unfortunately, we were there not there long enough to sample the music or the beer. However, it…

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    Deep bonding with flights I developed as a toddler. The flights’ landing and takeoff, I watched curiously when I was waiting in the airport launch for boarding Lufthansa flight to India. Fading of sawing noise as the plane disappeared in the sky during takeoff and puffs of smoke from the wheel as they touched the ground on landing captivated me. My level of excitement to watch these scenes never changed a bit even now. The contrail left behind by jets still amuses me. Playing flight…

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    The DeHavilland Beaver was taking off at the Rapids Camp Lodge in King Salmon when it failed to get airborne from the body of water near Mirror Lake. A few days before, two planes crashed in a collision at Wasilla Airport when both planes tried to land at the same time. In April, four people were killed in a fiery plane crash in the heavily wooded area just north of Anchorage. The Cessna 172 crashed about 9 a.m. near Chugiak. After extensive investigations, it was determined that the plane went…

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    Airplane Trip

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    A tall man waves vigorously at the Cessna plane taking off at the Turner County airport. It’s not a wave good-bye. Well, then again it sort of is a way good-bye. You can’t see the big man’s eyes because he’s got sunglasses on as he watches the plane soar off. But, you know what those shades are hiding. The tall man in sunglasses is watching a lifelong dream happen as the plane disappears from sight. The airplane trip, piloted by Jay Leatherwood, is a ride sponsored by the Ashburn Pilot’s…

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    used by the RAF for TACPs the U.S. Army added the L-5 Sentinel (Gordon, 2008). Starting, during the U. S. involvement in the Korean War equipment utilized ranged from aircraft to jeeps with a radio suite capable of communication with aircraft. The most used aircrafts were the L-5 Sentinel and the T-6 Mosquito (Allen, 2008). As for the Jeep used by the TACPs, it was a VRC-1 with ground to air radios (Allen, 2008). However, during the Vietnam conflict the equipment available to the TACPs and…

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    In eight weeks between junior and senior year of high school, my personal, social, and professional life drastically changed. I became the pilot of a Cessna 152. In February of 2015, I applied for, and won the Upwind Summer Scholarship. This program granted four, high preforming, high school juniors a chance to live their dreams. Upwind paid for and provided flight training, advanced ground school topics, materials, and life skills to young aviators, and my soon to be three closest friends. I am…

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