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Best Camping Spots in North Carolina

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Best Camping Spots in North Carolina

North Carolina is a camper's paradise. Whether you're looking for a family campground, RV park, cabin rental or more primitive accommodations, you can find it here. Set up camp near rambling rivers and waterfalls in our state parks and national forests. Spend a quiet night among wild horses at Shackleford Banks – or all by yourself at Hammocks Beach State Park. For adventure with the luxuries of home, give glamping – or "glamour camping" – a try in Bryson City, Moravian Falls or Banner Elk. Top Camping Spots in North Carolina: 1. Bear Den Family Campground, Spruce Pine Located in...

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GO DOLPHINS - History of the Miami Dolpins

GO DOLPHINS - History of the Miami Dolpins

The Miami Dolphins are a professional American football franchise based in the Miami metropolitan area. The Dolphins compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) East division. The Dolphins team was founded by attorney-politician Joe Robbie and actor-comedian Danny Thomas. They began play in the AFL in 1966. The region had not had a professional football team since the days of the Miami Seahawks, who played in the All-America Football Conference in 1946 before becoming the first incarnation of the Baltimore Colts. For the first few years the Dolphins' full-time training...

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GO BILLS - History of the Buffalo Bills

GO BILLS - History of the Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills began play in 1960 as a charter member of the American Football League (AFL) and won two consecutive AFL titles in 1964 and 1965. The club joined the National Football League (NFL) as part of the 1970 AFL-NFL Merger. The Bills have the distinction of being the only team to advance to four consecutive Super Bowls, but also has the dubious distinction of losing all four of them. After Buffalo hosted two NFL games in 1938 (a practice that would become a semi-regular occurrence in the city until the current team's arrival), the third American Football League installed...

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Medevac Heliopters

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Medevac Heliopters

Helicopters have been proving their worth daily in both civilian and military use. One of the most important roles a helicopter fulfills is that of medevac. An airborne ambulance that can get there faster, safer and smoother than by land.  The first helicopter medevac was performed during World War 2 in Burma. In April 1944, a U.S. Army Sikorsky YR-4B helicopter rescued 3 wounded troops from Mawlu. The helicopter could only carry one casualty at a time, so had to make repeat journeys to get everyone to safety, but they persevered and got everyone out.  After that, the helicopter was...

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CHINOOK Helicopter History

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CHINOOK Helicopter History

The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is a heavy lift helicopter that first saw service in 1962 and is still serving its country today. It is unique, powerful, reliable and has seen service in almost every military theater since its introduction. It is also the longest running production model in Boeing’s inventory. In 1958, the Army commissioned Vertol to design a transport helicopter that could lift 2000Kg in all weathers. The answer was the Model 107 and Model 114. In 1960, Boeing bought Vertol and took over development and production of the airframes. The first Model 107 had two 877hp Lycoming T53...

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