Pilot lectures on ‘Captain Phillips’ rescue

SEATTLE — With the Tom Hanks movie, “Captain Phillips,” now a nominee for the Motion Picture Academy’s Best Picture award, on Jan. 25 visitors to the Museum of Flight can get a behind-the-scenes look at the real story from someone who participated in the Navy rescue operation of Capt. Phillips depicted in the film. Museum visitors can also see on exhibit the actual ScanEagle drone and Navy sniper bullets used in the rescue of Capt. Phillips.

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Museum slates Open Cockpit Day

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WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. – The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn. will hold its next Open Cockpit Day on Sunday, Jan. 19. On that day, visitors will be permitted to climb into the cockpits of up to 12 vintage aircraft, a full-motion flight simulator and two static flight simulators. Aircraft include the P-47 Thunderbolt, the North American F-100 Super Sabre, a DC-3 airliner, several helicopters and more.

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