On The Fly…


Ten pilots were chosen to represent the United States at the World Aerobatic Championship (WAC) in 2003. The pilots are: Steve Andelin, Kirby Chambliss (Team Captain), David Martin, Julie Mangold, Mike Mangold, Vicki Cruse, Debby Rihn-Harvey, Chandy Clanton, Marta Meyer and Robert Armstrong…A United Air Lines commuter jet bound for Portland, Maine, collided with a United shuttle bus at O’Hare International Airport. The United Express plane, Flight 7719 — operated by Atlantic Coast Airlines — was just leaving the gate between 9:30-10 p.m. EDT Thursday when the two vehicles collided. Only minor injuries were reported.