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I-X Center lands a big piece of its history

CRAIN’S CLEVELAND BUSINESS – The I-X Center has rescued an aircraft with ties to the massive, World War II-era building and plans to showcase it on the complex’s 1 million-square-foot exhibition floor. The airplane, a KC-97 Stratofreighter flying tanker, is in pieces for now. But within a year, with the investment of $1 million-plus, I-X …

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The Rise of Plane Spotting and How Airports Are Embracing Their Biggest Fans

AIRWAYS MAGAZINE – You don’t have to be a spotter to be fascinated by planes – at least that’s how the UK-based aviation writer, Matt Falcus, sees it. Falcus, a private pilot who became fascinated with aviation at a young age, runs airportspotting.com. “I think it always existed as a localized community around each airport,” …

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Memphis’ Graceland may remove Elvis Presley’s old airplanes – Mail Online

For 30 years, tourists have paid money to get a look at two aeroplanes once owned by Elvis Presley at Graceland in Memphis. But by April of next year, the planes named Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II could be gone. Elvis Presley Enterprises, which operates Graceland, has notified the planes’ owners that they should …

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Canadian Airline in Doghouse After Email – ABC News

Air Canada is in the doghouse over a spokesman’s remarks following the disappearance of a dog who escaped airline staff at a California airport. The company says handlers at San Francisco International Airport took the dog out of his crate on Monday after his flight was delayed and the pet either slipped out of his …

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