Entries in Planes (14)


Arrivals & Departures are Nonstop at Reklaw Fly-In 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Arrivals, departures and flybys were nonstop at the 31st Annual Reklaw Fly-In at the Flying M Ranch in Reklaw, Texas. Hundreds of planes filled the sky and lined both sides of the 4,000-foot grass strip during the three-day East Texas event. 


Dr. Robert Herndon Soars Over Mississippi 

Produced by Jim Albritton |  Dr. Robert Herndon, a professor of neurology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, unwinds thousands of feet above central Mississippi in a powerless glider, soaring through the clouds over the Ross Barnett Reservoir. A stint as an Air Force physician first allowed him to explore the brain and the sky.


Multistate Team Gives Border Collie and Pups New Lives 

Produced by Jim Albritton | For a border collie named Dolly and her four pups--Loreta, Reba, Patsy and Trisha--things are looking up. Thanks to volunteers in five states, they're headed to a border collie rescue facility in Indiana. 


A Mississippi Pilot is Fast Becoming Dog's Best Friend

Pilot Kelly Kyle is the preferred choice of passengers with four legs and wagging tails. The Mississippi attorney assists canine rescuers, often flying dogs in need to distant rehab facilities or new homes. 


Original Air Force One Thrills Texas Crowd 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The Columbine II, a Lockheed Constellation, was the first USAF plane designated as Air Force One. The aircraft, which served President Dwight Eisenhower, will be refurbished in Bridgewater, Virginia. After more than a decade on the ground, the historic plane began a cross-country journey from Marana, Arizona to Virginia, stopping at the Mount Pleasant Regional Airport in Texas on March 21, 2016.


Amazing View | Honolulu from Diamond Head to HNL 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Passengers aboard United Flight 253 to Honolulu, Hawaii from Houston, Texas got an amazing view of Waikiki Beach--from Diamond Head to Honolulu International Airport--on February 21, 2016 when their B777-200 was allowed a rare westward landing at HLN.


Fly Away | Pilot-Composer Performs at O'Hare 

United Express pilot and self-taught pianist and composer Captain Billy Hock performs three times weekly at Concourse C at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. His CD, Fly Away, is available on iTunes. | Story produced by Jim Albritton on an iPhone 6 Plus. | Newsocracy.TV


Cars, Motorcycles & Planes Wow Crowds at 2014 Renaissance Euro Fest

Produced by Jim Albritton | Thousands attended the 6th Annual Renaissance Euro Fest Classic European Auto & Motorcycle Show in Ridgeland, Mississippi and its companion event—Pistons & Props Drive and Fly In—in Bolton. 


Photos | Pistons & Props Drive and Fly In

Numerous cars from the Renaissance Euro Fest Classic European Auto & Motorcycle Show joined vintage and experimental planes and Corvettes from the Mississippi Corvette Club for the inaugural Pistons & Props Drive & Fly In at Hinds Community College’s John Bell Williams Airport in Bolton. 

Click here to see photos of the October 5, 2014 Pistons & Props Drive & Fly In.



David Oreck on Life, Work, Flight & His Love of Mississippi 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The hanger on David Oreck's 600-acre Poplarville, Mississippi farm houses a fleet of nine planes. The large lake with two islands, the massive stable, the Model T and the main house and guest houses are impressive as is the man who built an built a worldwide brand by cleaning up in the vacuum business. 


Batson Children's Hospital Patient is 1st 'Naval Aviator for a Day' at Naval Air Station Meridian 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Batson Children's Hospital patient Hannah Dunaway receives her "Wings of Gold," completing the Naval Aviator for a Day program at Naval Air Station Meridian. Lieutenant Commander Clinton Watt and Lieutenant Kristin Acton guided the 13-year-old Vicksburg girl through the day-long program. 


Photos | Naval Aviator for a Day at NAS Meridian

Photos of the Naval Aviator for a Day program at Naval Air Station Meridian. Go to our Facebook Photo Gallery to see the photos and click here to see all our photo albums.


Columbus Air Force Base Leaves a Batson Children's Hospital Patient on Cloud Nine

Produced by Jim Albritton | Kambree Burton, a patient at Batson Children's Hospital, was "Pilot for a Day" at Columbus Air Force Base. The Mize, Mississippi girl toured the base, learned how pilots train and was honored at every stop by airmen and staff at the Columbus, Mississippi base. She is the second Batson patient to participate in the day-long program. 


Photos of the 'Pilot for a Day' Program at Columbus Air Force Base

Go to our Facebook Photo Gallery to see photos of downtown Columbus, Mississippi. Click here to see all our photo albums. A video news story will also be posted soon.