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Airplanista Aviation Blog: Blogging in Formation: How I was Brought ...

May 9, 2013 ... By Dan Pimentel, Airplanista Blog Editor I can remember those days as clear now as if they happened yesterday...the period of time when my ......

Fake tweet article
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Social Media Ignorance: Aviation's 'Canary in the Coal Mine'

Jan 26, 2015 ... By Dan Pimentel, Airplanista Blog Editor Everyone reading this article knows general aviation HAS to grow in the coming years...it is the single ......

Cooldesign article
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Airplanista Aviation Blog: In my fantasy future, airplanes are ...

Sep 5, 2013 ... By Dan Pimentel, Airplanista Blog Editor It's 2018, and you've just walked into the showroom at Futuristic Aircraft, just off the ramp of your local ......

3 color portrait copy article
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Airplanista Aviation Blog: A genderless sky: One of aviation history's ...

Nov 2, 2013 ... Produced and edited by pilot and aviation writer Dan Pimentel. Sponsored ... By Dan Pimentel, .... Airplanista – Dan Pimentel SUNDAY 11/03...

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#CampBacon: A celebration of airplanes, technology and the Sus scrofa domesticus

Everyone in the aviation family is responsible in their own way for doing whatever it takes to strengthen the bonds that hold this close community of aviators together. Some of us throw hangar parties, while others willingly offer their left seat to senior pilots who have lost their medicals and...

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Dream machine: Passionate aviator lets his airplane do the talking

From those very first days when we hung on an airport fence staring at strange but wonderful machines flying overhead, we aviators have allowed our passion for flying to manifest in many ways. This enthusiasm we share is sometimes shown as spectacular accomplishments on the national stage. But while some...

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Three-Eight Charlie - The Screenplay about the Life of Jerrie Mock

Three-Eight Charlie about Jerrie Mock - The Screenplay is the script about Jerrie Mock by Dan Pimentel for the feature film Three-eight Charlie about the life of ......

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P-51 Mustang romps to become Challenge Champion

After 62 pairings of some of aviation's most respected aircraft, it came down to two mighty and beloved airplanes. Pilots voted and talked smack, with one winner prevailing in AOPA's Favorite Aircraft Challenge. Even though the powerful and storied Douglas DC-3 put up a courageous fight in the finals April...

Meerkat periscope article
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Airplanista Aviation Blog: Can Periscope and Meerkat be the ...

Mar 30, 2015 ... ... I call our aviation family. Produced and edited by pilot and aviation writer Dan Pimentel. Sponsored by Celeste/Daniels Advertising & Design....

Warbird island article
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Blogging in Formation: My Most Memorable Flight(s)

Jun 6, 2013 ... By Dan Pimentel, Airplanista Blog Editor Just one? You want me to pick...just one ? After the group of six "Formation Bloggers" gently debated ......

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Airplanista Aviation Blog: #Avgeek Community Mobilizes to "Pimp ...

Dec 23, 2013 ... By Dan Pimentel, Airplanista Blog Editor If you've been wondering where some of our favorite #avgeeks have gone to on Twitter, I have the ......

Chtooshiney! article
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Eugene's John Stahr delivers another SEXY ship: Meet Chris Hill's “R”

May 1, 2012 ... By Dan Pimentel, Airplanista Blog Editor It was just another overcast day in Southern Oregon a couple of weeks back when my EAA chapter got ......

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Your Hands Are Your Own, So Use Them to Teach Others About GA

Dec 28, 2012 ... By Dan Pimentel, Airplanista Blog Editor At a particular low point in my life years ago during the late 1990s, I was seeking the truth about the ......