“White 3”, a Me 262 replica bearing the colours of Guido Mutkes’ aircraft, flew for the first time on 22 July 2011 at Paine Field, Everett, Washington. It was flown by Wolfgang Maia with Bud Granley as chase pilot. The flight was successful.
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Aug 02 2011
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Jul 31 2011
Test pilots Mitchell Cary (63) and Don Gum (71) were killed on Saturday July 30 when their Wright “B” Flyer replica crashed a few miles from Springfield Beckley Municipal Airport, Ohio. The cause of the accident is yet unknown, but witnesses reported hearing the engine sputter.
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Jul 26 2011
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Jul 20 2011
(Updated July 21) Tri-State Aviation Inc.’s F2G Super Corsair (NX5577N) flew again on July 19. The pilot for the flight was Bob Odegaard. A P-51 was used as a chase plane, from which this video of the first flight was shot:
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Jul 01 2011
A replica of a 1911 Curtiss A-1 Triad seaplane crashed in Keuka Lake in Hammondsport, NY, on the evening of Thursday July the 30th. The pilot, 58 year-old Kevin House, was not injured. The replica was flown by the Glenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum and was substantially damaged. It was towed back to shore and …
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Jun 23 2011
The Cavanaugh Flight Museum’s P-51D first flew on Wednesday, June 22 after a 4 year restoration. The Mustang now carries its historical wartime colours as “The Brat III”, which was flown by Lt. Hjalmar Johnsen of the 401st FS, 370th FG, 9th AF. Pictures are available on Ezell Aviation’s Facebook page.
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May 02 2011
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