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April Meeting: 75th anniversary of the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando

Join us on Thursday, April 16th at 7:00 for a presentation on the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando, which celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2015. This event is rescheduled from March 19th due to technical difficulty’s. 12 more words

News

Roar of bombers replaced by drone buzz in North Dakota

FARGO, North Dakota (AP) — The roar of mammoth Air Force bombers and tanker planes has long been silenced at the Grand Forks Air Force Base, but backers of the first unmanned aircraft business park in the U.S. 545 more words

National / World

The Cali Sun

So if you’ve been on here recently, you’ll know that I was down in LA for a week or so earlier this year in January. It was a work thing, and I enjoyed it. 133 more words

Blog

Right time, right place

Captain Andrey Voloshin wanted a hydrocarbon shipping safety revolution. He describes his journey
to start one. IHS Maritime’s Girija Shettar reports

As a Ukrainian former master mariner, Andrey Voloshin was in the best position to know what goes on aboard… 192 more words

Maritime

The High Cost of Oil Trains

http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/02/22/oil-trains-derailment
The High Cost of Oil Trains: Hundreds of Accidents, Hundreds Dead, and $4 Billion in Damages
A federal government report predicts that that railroad vehicles transporting crude oil or ethanol will derail about 10 times annually over the next 20 years. 296 more words

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