A Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet crew got permission for a low-level demonstration flight, as part of the opening ceremony for a speedboat race on the Detroit River, last weekend. This is what it looked like, for Motor City residents. \[Photo: AP/The Detroit News, Steve Perez. Originally spotted at the Daily Mail\]
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A natural pearl and diamond wreath brooch, circa 1910. Set throughout with old brilliant and rose-cut diamonds, accented at intervals with 5.2mm-6.3mm pearls, old brilliant-cut diamonds approx. 2.00cts total, length 4.7cm, fitted case.
Waco UBF-2 NC155Y Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum Creve Coeur
The Waco (Weaver Aircraft Company) Model F was a two seat tandem trainer from the 1930's and was produced in several variants including the UBF-2 of which 11 were built. This 1932 example, NC155Y, is in the colours of Texaco who flew the aircraft at the time and is in the Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum, Creve Coeur, St Louis, Missouri. October 2006