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First EaglesJohn Stemple has posted a magnificent book review on a book about the fearless Americans who flew in WWI with the Royal Canadian Air Force. It (the review) is a must read. John will let you know if this book by Gavin Mortimer is worth investing your time and money. Mr. Stemple is an aviator and an internationally renowned award winning aviation writer with 20th Century Aviation Magazine. He is very talented and a gifted photojournalist.

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BIG NEWS on WarbirdWednesday‬! Commitments are coming in for military static displays for ‪#‎SNF15‬ and there will be some amazing aircraft on display this year! First on the hit parade is the F-22 Raptor! This will be a static display only, mind you: the way the Air Force plans demo teams, you can have the Thunderbirds or the F-22 Flight Demo team, but apparently not both. So this year we’ll have the Thunderbirds in the air and the Raptors on the ground. We’ll be announcing more aircraft soon, so stay tuned. And remember, with all military aircraft especially, last minute mission requirements can alter or cancel their appearance at the last minute. That being said… we can’t wait to see the Raptor back at Sun N Fun this year April 21 thru 26th…

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First time in the U.S. The Breitling Jet Team will appear at Sun ‘n Fun 2015.

The Breitling Jet Team is the largest civilian aerobatic display team in Europe. Based in Dijon, France, it flies seven Aero L-39 Albatros jets. The team flies a display lasting 18–20 minutes that includes formation flying, opposition passes, solo routines, and synchronized maneuvers. The team performs across Europe and the Middle East, with multiple engagements per year, including international airshows and Breitling corporate events. The Breitling Jet Team was established in early 2003 with four L-39s. With the addition of two aircraft in 2004 and three in 2008, the team now has a total of nine jets. The Team’s roots go back to 1980.

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The Geico Skytypers Aerobatic Team arrive to practice at KLAL this week. Over Lakeland, Florida  Lakeland Linder regional airport

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Sun ‘n Fun 2015 is coming up April 21 thru 26. Have you made your plans to be here in Lakeland Florida for the best International Expo and Fly-in and Airshow? I hope I’ll see you there, Wow what a BLAST it is every year, but this year is going to be special… THE BEST ONE YET, Just you wait and see…

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Below: The new fire station housing the Polk County Fire, Rescue & EMT units. Also the “Emergency Aviation Response” Team for KLAL. The facility is contiguous to Lakeland Linder Regional Airport on Drain Field Road. (March 2015 photo by J.R. Hafer)                                      

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