You Remembered: Daniel Field

...trophy and a Wright Co. director, signed up for flying lessons at Augusta, as did J. Starling Burgess, who built Wright airplanes under license. Frank Coffyn, a Wright Co. pilot, was himself a significant figure in early aviation history. I'm attaching...

Wing of Freedom tour showcases planes from World War II

...educational foundation dedicated to educating younger generations about mechanical history.It has more than 100 cars, 40 airplanes spanning World War I to Vietnam, and 80 tanks. The Wings of Freedom Tour keeps "the awareness of WWII history in the forefront...

Con man faces UGA kidnap charge

...000 in loans the victim made. Christopher never arrived when he said he would, but he called the victim again saying his airplane flight was late and needed $600 to "make everything work." In another call from Christopher, the professor was solicited...

The Way We Were: Daniel Field

...this week in 1927, naming it for former Mayor Raleigh Daniel. Forty-thousand showed up to see the facility, a bunch of airplanes and a dirigible.In the decades that followed, Augusta continued to play a role in American aviation, and while much of...

Crowds watch busy skies at Skyfest

...back next year.""This is our first time here. We heard about the air show and decided to attend so our son could see the airplanes," Randolph said. "This is a great event, and it's been really exciting exploring everything they have to offer here...

Aiken students, parents and community leaders walk, talk pedestrian safety

...It's a huge number," said Bonnie Fulghum, who serves as coordinator for Safe Kids of Aiken County. "If it were an airplane crash people would be screaming, but since it happens to one or two at a time, there's not the (national) impact, but...

FAA to order insulation replacement on 700 airplanes

...nearly 700 commercial airplanes will have to replaced...every U.S. commercial airplane, because recent research...to about 700 U.S. airplanes built by the former...Insulation is used in airplanes to keep passengers warm...create problems within an airplane, since insulation is...

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Plane crash kills 5 in south Georgia

...Peacock, the Bacon County coroner, who estimated pieces of the airplane were flung across an area of pine forest about 300 feet in diameter...Van's Aircraft describes the RV-10 as a homebuilt, four-seat airplane sold in a kit.

Your Money: Gifting Clubs are pyramid schemes

...invitation-only network. The clubs go by various names. In prior years, groups were organized under the names of The Airplane, Friends Helping Friends, The Pit Stop and the Original Dinner Club. Today's groups methods are similar. The groups target...

Maintain animal studies

...very expensive).But the body is an incredibly complex system that our computers cannot fully replicate. Do you want the airplane you fly in actually tested, or the new reactors at Plant Vogtle verified before they go into service? Or is the computer...