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Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/www.airpressman.com (Images courtesy of pilotoviejo.com) Image courtesy of Pilotoviejo. It was a glorious autumn morning, with clear, deep blue skies and a warming golden sun. Mount Rainier stood tall on the horizon with its snow-covered summit as a gatekeeper...
Flying alongside a test pilot, a young technician carries out a Functional Check Flight on Cessna A-37B “Dragonfly” . Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/www.airpressman.com FAU 276, flown by Major (PAM) Schöpf de returns Durazno after a four aircraft bomb practice mission. Aft...
Ernesto Blanco Calcagno flies this Italian built trainer, Alenia/Aermacchi SF-260EU, much loved as a military trainer Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/www.airpressman.com “Do you want to do some loops?” my companion asks.  A swift “Yes!” is my reply, and at 180 kt I start...