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October 1, 2012
NOTE: Due to copyright issues, the original B-25 photo from the print version is unavailable for download. AOPA Pilot apologizes for the inconvenience.
The Mitchell B-25 “Super Rabbit” warms up her engines on a warm summer evening, departing after a day of flying at Madras Municipal Airport Airshow in August of 2001. (see “ Secret Mission,”).
Subject: Super Rabbit, North American B–25 PBJ
Where: Madras Municipal Airport Airshow
Photographer: Mike Fizer
An aviation student from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, is the 2015 recipient of the $3,000 AOPA Women in Aviation, International student pilot scholarship, AOPA announced March 5.
A metal detector enthusiast recently unearthed fragments of a legendary World War II aircraft, and the U.S. Navy deployed a team to investigate in February.
With solid instrument meteorological conditions extending hundreds of miles in every direction, a VFR-only pilot was stuck on top. The controller who helped him was among those honored March 4 with the Archie League Medal of Safety Award.
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