6 March 1964 was the first flight of the MiG-25.
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Read more about the MiG-25 from the National Museum of the Air Force here.

Visit the MiG website here.

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I won’t recommend The Signal and the Noise to everyone, but here is a list of five intellectual and psychological skills that Nate Silver identified as predictors of major league baseball success. I think they are relevant to a wider audience.

1. Preparedness and Work Ethic

2. Concentration and Focus

3. Competitiveness and Self-Confidence

4. Stress Management and Humility

5. Adaptiveness and Learning Ability

 
Life is a journey. And these are observations from ours.

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27 February 1945 was the first flight of the Curtis XF15C a prototype powered by both a propeller and a turbojet engine.
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For more information visit wikipedia.

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Airplanes by Design features photographs of aircraft from a test pilot perspective, highlighting aeronautical engineering characteristics and flight test facts.

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Rose Petal Press is the digital storehouse for free downloads of pictures, like this collection of Apollo 16 photos. If there is a particular set of photos you need, contact me, and I’d be happy to upload a zip file for your use.