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Cleveland Hopkins Unveils New Green Roof

CLEVELAND HOPKINS – On June 23, 2017, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport unveiled a combined total of 8,000 square feet of green roof space on the roofs of the airport, which will capture 72,000 gallons of water per year. Using estimates from the Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center, approximately 2.2 lbs. of nitrogen, 0.3 lbs. …

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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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