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Fans of aerial acrobatics undeterred by rain, wind

Fans of aerial acrobatics undeterred by rain, wind

There was wind, there were clouds and there was the possibility of rain. But the only thunder and lightning in Tucson's skies Saturday came fr…

April 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Despite rain, expect "Thunder and Lightning over Arizona" at D-M today

Despite rain, expect "Thunder and Lightning over Arizona" at D-M today

An update from the organizers of this weekend's open house at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base states activities will begin — as scheduled — at 11…

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Sonic boom shatters windows

A sonic boom during practice for this weekend's air show at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base shook buildings, broke windows and rattled nerves in …

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Sonic boom from air show practice rattles Tucson

Sonic boom from air show practice rattles Tucson

A sonic boom during practice from this weekend’s air show at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base rattled windows and nerves across Tucson Friday afternoon.

April 13, 2012 5:30 pm Photos

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Pilot was born with wings of his own, or so it seems

Pilot was born with wings of his own, or so it seems

For Air Force Capt. Joe "Rifle" Shetterly, one of the nearly 20 performers taking to the skies at this weekend's air show at Davis-Monthan Air…

April 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Quiz: Are you a Tucson aviation ace?

Quiz: Are you a Tucson aviation ace?

Test your knowledge of Tucson’s advances in aviation.

April 11, 2012 7:30 pm

Photos: Spotter's guide to D-M air show

Photos: Spotter's guide to D-M air show

Get educated on Air Force planes! Get the details about aircraft overhead this week for the 2012 Davis-Monthan AFB Open House on Saturday and Sunday.

April 10, 2012 1:11 pm Photos

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Thunderbirds will take to the skies above Davis-Monthan AFB to showcase Air Force capabilities

Thunderbirds will take to the skies above Davis-Monthan AFB to showcase Air Force capabilities

Activated on June 1, 1953, at Luke Air Force Base, the Thunderbirds are the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron, and represent the more than…

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What you'll see in the air - and on the ground at the 2012 D-M open house

The performers and static, or stationary, aircraft listed here are subject to change:

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Thunder & Lightning: Your guide to Davis-Monthan's 2012 open house (April 14-15)

Thunder & Lightning: Your guide to Davis-Monthan's 2012 open house (April 14-15)

It has a new name, but the largest aerial spectacle in Southern Arizona returns to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base April 14 and 15 with just as m…

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Rhee is Hometown Hero, gets to fly with T-birds

Rhee is Hometown Hero, gets to fly with T-birds

Dr. Peter Rhee, the trauma surgeon who treated Rep. Gabrielle Giffords after she was shot in the head, has been selected as this year's Hometo…

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Best of Sunday: No shuttles to D-M air show

Best of Sunday: No shuttles to D-M air show

Spectators planning to attend the upcoming air show at Davis-Monthan should plan for two things: a carpool and a long walk.

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Photos: History of aviation in Tucson

Photos: History of aviation in Tucson

Check out a photographic history of flight in the Old Pueblo — from the first flight in 1910 through a special visit from a space shuttle in 1986.

September 23, 2010 12:00 pm Photos

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D-M history stretches from Lindbergh to Iraq

D-M history stretches from Lindbergh to Iraq

• Charles Lindbergh dedicated the Tucson landing field Sept. 27, 1927, for two longtime Tucsonans who died in separate aerial accidents while …

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Photos: Spotter's guide to aircraft at D-M air show

Photos: Spotter's guide to aircraft at D-M air show

Aircraft that may appear in the air or on the ground at the D-M air show.

March 16, 2010 7:00 pm Photos

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