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Tortoise Lunch

Friday, June 29th, 2012

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Human Powered Flight – Gossamer Albatross

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

The Gossamer Albatross was a human-powered aircraft built by American aeronautical engineer Dr. Paul B. MacCready’s AeroVironment. On June 12, 1979 it completed a successful crossing of the English Channel to win the second Kremer prize.

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Today in Aviation History
March 26, 1966: Jack Schweibold set the current world distance record over a closed course for helicopters by piloting a Hughes YOH-6A 1,739.96 miles at Edwards AFB.