2 seriously injured when small plane crashes near Florida shopping center

A female pilot and a passenger were seriously hurt when their two-seater, single-engine plane crashed on a sidewalk near a Miramar strip mall late Monday, police said. Inside the Cessna Skyhawk was a backpack that contained identification of one of the occupants, Gopika Sreekumar. It is not yet known if she was piloting the plane or was the passenger. The other woman was identified by a ...
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The Israeli Air Force A-4’s “Barrel”: the Yom Kippur War-era modification that extended the Skyhawk’s nozzle to combat the heat-seeking SA-7 SAM

This slight shift farther back from the missile’s normal ‘hot’ aiming point actually made the difference when it came to the survivability of the two aircraft. Israel relied on France as its principal supplier of arms for more than a decade, but by the mid-1960s its desire to purchase more advanced and capable US weapons saw it buy the combat-proven Douglas A-4 Skyhawk to perform light strike missions. Some 48 A-4Hs were initially ordered in 1966, and these soon formed the backbone of the Israeli Air Force’s attack arm.
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Pilot, Student Headed To North Perry Airport Hospitalized After Plane Crash Near Miramar Strip Mall

MIRAMAR (CBSMiami) – It was a close call for two women on board a small plane that was forced to make an emergency landing on a sidewalk by a strip mall in Miramar Monday night. A representative of UAN Venture Partners of Odessa, the registered owner of the plane, told CBS4’s Peter D’Oench that an instructor and a student pilot were on board when the plane went down on Palm Avenue just north of Miramar Parkway, brushing a utility pole. He said that even though police said the women were taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in serious condition, they were going to...

IWC Schaffhausen Pays Homage To The Blue Angels On Their 75th Anniversary

The Blue Angels are arguably the world’s most recognisable flight demonstration squadron in the world. Since 1946, the flight squadron has showcased their abilities across the globe. On their 75th anniversary, IWC Schaffhausen celebrates the Blue Angels achievements on their historic milestone. Since it became an official licensee in 2019,...

UT Martin Rodeo Opens The Season With Strong Showing at Missouri Valley College

MARSHALL, Mo. – The 2021-22 University of Tennessee at Martin rodeo season started this weekend as the Skyhawks topped the women’s standings while coming in second place on the men’s side. The UT Martin women accumulated 383.33 points, which were 63.33 points ahead of second-place East Mississippi Community College. The...

UT Martin Volleyball Gets First OVC Win With Sweep of Belmont

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin volleyball squad avenged its previous night’s setback against Belmont with a clean 3-0 sweep (25-21, 25-20, 25-13) this afternoon over the Bruins at the Curb Event Center. It was the fourth win in the last five tries for the Skyhawks, who...

Volleyball: 12 teams compete in Shiloh Skyhawk Invitational

12 Class B volleyball teams met in Bismarck Saturday for the Shiloh Skyhawk Invitational. It was the Strasburg Clippers who defeated Napoleon 2-1 in the gold division championship. Meanwhile, Grant County defeated Central McLean 2-1 in the silver bracket championship.

Serra-Rosa records 17 kills in women's volleyball loss against Stonehill

SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts – The American International College women's volleyball team opened their 2021 home season against Stonehill College on Saturday, September 25. The Yellow Jackets fell in four closely-contested sets. FAST FACTS:. Final Scores: Stonehill 3, AIC 1. Set Scores: 21-25, 21-25, 27-25, 21-25 Record: AIC moves to 7-6 (0-2...

Men's Soccer Defeated By Stonehill

EASTON, Mass. - The Southern Connecticut State University fell to Stonehill, 4-1, in a Northeast 10 Conference matchup on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at Skyhawk Field. The Owls fall to 1-5-1 overall and 1-2-0 in the NE10, while the Skyhawks improve to 4-4-0 overall and 1-2-0 in the NE10. Leroy...

Series Split

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Despite hanging tough through two sets, Belmont University volleyball fell, 3-0, to the visiting University of Tennessee at Martin Skyhawks on Saturday afternoon inside the Curb Event Center. Belmont fell 21-25, 20-25, 13-25 to split the weekend series with UT Martin at 1-1. The Skyhawks (5-10, 1-1...
Plane & Pilot Magazine

A Photo Contest Beauty From Brent Clark

This week’s Plane & Pilot Photo of the Week is one you might have seen before. After all, it was the cover of our July 2021 issue—well, at least part of it was! The landscape format photo wound up making a dramatic cover, though its real beauty is in its unadulterated format. It is a spectacular shot.

Women’s soccer ties with TWU in double overtime

ATHENS, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2021) – Carmen Kager connected for the game equalizing goal in the 65th minute, ultimately sending the game into overtime, and after two overtime periods, a golden goal was unable to be scored and the Point University women's soccer team tied with Tennessee Wesleyan 1-1. A minute and 16 seconds into the game, the Bulldogs took an early lead with a through-ball from Rachel Dudley to Cristina Escrig. The Bulldogs would hold onto their early lead for the remainder of the first half, and into the second, until a corner kick from Kager would find the net to tie the match 1-1, where the score would stay for the remainder of the game.

Skyhawks suffer sweep to CIU

WEST POINT, Ga. (Sept. 24, 2021) – The Point University volleyball team hosted Columbia International University Friday night in an Appalachian Athletic Conference matchup and fell to the Rams in three straight sets, 25-20, 26-24, 25-18. With Friday night's loss, the Skyhawk's record falls to 5-8 (2-3 AAC). Despite the...
Midland Reporter-Telegram

Midland pilot surprises his grandfather with a birthday flight

JANESVILLE, Wis. — U.S. Air Force pilot Sean Sperry of Midland traveled from Texas last month to surprise his grandfather, Janesville native and Korean War veteran Kenneth Sperry, with an early 87th birthday gift. The surprise was to fly a Cessna 172S Skyhawk with the elder Sperry on board—much like...

3-0 Bentley Visits AIC Saturday in Battle of Unbeatens

WALTHAM, Mass. – Three weeks into the 2021 season, there are only two unbeatens in Northeast-10 Conference football, the Bentley University Falcons and the American International College Yellow Jackets. Those two clubs will square off Saturday when Bentley, owner of an eight-game winning streak, travels down the Mass Pike to...