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Jameis Winston works outs with Panthers WR Devin Funchess

In anticipation for the upcoming season, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has been busy the past few months. Winston has been hard at work training with Tom Shaw, the former Patriots strength and conditioning coach at Disney’s Wide World of Sports, and he has also been training with other athletes across the league. 168 more words

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Whenever I go home on leave, I have to figure out how to tell my family and friends what I’ve been up to. This process is worthy of a post in and of itself, but when I went home for Christmas last year, I told everyone that the training was hard but the worst was over and soon I would move on to the next thing! 849 more words


Investing in airline stocks? Caveat Emptor!

Why are investors buying airline stocks? Is it because Warren Buffett, the Sage of Omaha, has gone into it or because there really is value in airline shares? 611 more words


Scandinavia may be history, the SAS, too?

As a child of the 1960s one grew up to view commercial aviation, with its fares usually beyond the reach of ordinary incomes, the pinnacle of modern civilisation – with an air (pun slightly intended) of unattainable luxury. 474 more words


February 28, 1944  Test Pilot

Hannah Reitsch earned her wings in the 1930s, as a flying missionary.  The Encyclopedia Britannica describes her as the first female test pilot in Germany.  If she wasn’t the first female test pilot in history, I’d be interested to know who that might be. 797 more words