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Farewell to another aviation gentleman

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The real world of aviation has recently lost another of its legendary members, with the passing of Wing Commander Kenneth Horatio Wallis MBE DSO CEng FRAeS PhD RAF(retd) on Sunday 1st September 2013, at the age of 97. Ken Wallis may not be immediately familiar to many, but the autogyro…


R.I.P. Neil Armstrong

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Numerous news sources around the world are reporting the sad passing of aviation legend Neil Armstrong at the age of 82, following complications resulting from recent heart surgery. Although obviously most famous for being the first man to walk on the surface of the moon, Armstrong was also a combat…