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  • Exhibitors

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  • Violet Cowden dies at 94; civilian WASP aviator during World War II

    Violet Cowden dies at 94; civilian WASP aviator during World War II
    Violet Cowden never lost her love of flying, a passion born when she was a young girl envying the hawks soaring above her family's South Dakota farm in the 1920s. When she was a young first-grade teacher learning to fly out of an airfield in Spearfish,...
  • Beauty queens, advocates and much more

    Editor's note: This corrects the year the women went through the pageant and Alyson Roth's title. These contestants are no ordinary beauty queens. They jump out of airplanes, drive race cars, enter surf competitions and ride in bicycle races. They...
  • The perfect day in Ocean City

    The perfect day in Ocean City
    Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all. Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
  • Schaumburg man dies during first solo skydive

    Schaumburg man dies during first solo skydive
    Karthik Balakrishnan was to return to his native India next week to help support his parents. But before he left, the software engineer wanted to follow his passion and parachute solo for the first time. “None of us liked it because we knew the...
  • Celebrating the flying 'birdmen'

    NEWPORT BEACH — With aircraft made of little more than bamboo and plastic sheets, a ragtag group of aerial adventurers threw themselves off a hilltop here on May 23, 1971, launching what became known as the birth of the hang gliding renaissance....
  • OC weekend wrap-up: Air show and more

    OC weekend wrap-up: Air show and more
    It was an eventful weekend in Ocean City, both on the ground and in the air. Some of the news was not so good, including the death of a 52-year-old boater. Here's a quick wrap-up: -A Glen Burnie man out for a fishing trip died after the 16-foot boat he...
  • Paramotoring over the St. Johns River

    Paramotoring over the St. Johns River
    Drifting low over the St. Johns River, you can see everything. The winding, lazy flow of the north-flowing river sparkles through to a sea of grass. “Ever since I remember, I wanted to fly,” says Eric Dufour, who runs Paratour, a business in...
  • New River Gorge offers vacation with zip

    New River Gorge offers vacation with zip
    West Virginia's New River Gorge area was already a destination for adrenaline junkies, but now the thrill factor has reached new heights. Two hundred feet, to be precise. That's the height at the highest point of Gravity, the mile-long zip line that is...
  • Photographer's mission coming into focus

    Photographer's mission coming into focus
    Barely a decade into his career, photographer Jason Lazarus and his work are everywhere, all the time. From Floridian residencies to solo shows in Cologne, Germany, to single snapshots plucked for local project spaces, Lazarus is a photographic man about...
  • What is it like to leap from an airplane at 14,000 feet?

    What is it like to leap from an airplane at 14,000 feet?
    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to jump out a perfectly good airplane from nearly 14,000 feet, experience free fall at 120mph, and then drift back to the earth under the canopy of a parachute? Experience the thrill of skydiving through the...