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Dr.Sky and Photorecon Fly Aboard NASA’s SOFIA Aircraft

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OBS_0001_md For the longest time, mankind has reached for the stars by building larger and larger telescopes to peer out into the vast unknown! The major problem for all telescope designs is being able to cut through the Earth’s thick atmosphere and still acquire quality image of faint celestial objects. In the early part of the 20th century, astronomers in California built some of the largest telescopes known. Two examples of this are the 100 inch Hooker telescope that sits atop Mt. Wilson in Los Angeles County - the largest telescope in the world from 1917 to 1949 - until another great telescope, the impressive 200 inch, Mt. Palomar telescope, came online...Read More

Joe (photorecon) Finally gets the A-380 in flight

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Was out at LAX  and got the A-380 twice today 8:00 am and 10:00am same day both on 24rt @LAX. more to come on the LA visit.Read More

Sad..Sad..Sad!! Honeywell 720 Break Up!!

By: Category: PHXVideo

I came across this video and it tore my heart out. I had seen this aircraft a few times during my visits to KPHX and I knew it's time was short. A friend of mine who works for Aircraft Recycling Corporation told me that he was on the crew that wrecked her out...Sad Great Site More

Honeywell 720 Take-off from KPHX – Video

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Filmed from the best seat in the house on a Boeing 720... just by the engines. In this clip by they are departing PHX. Videographers Henry Tenby and Anthony Hickey from DVDs visited Honeywell's Boeing 720 flight test operation in Phoenix in early February, 2007. Over 16 hours of SD and HD video footage was shot during the visit, which will be released by DVDs during 2007 as a Honeywell 720 Tribute DVD. High Definition DVDs of this historic aircraft and unique operation will also be released in due course. Honeywell's 720 is scheduled for retirement in late 2007. More