Aviation events canceled, museums closed temporarily

A slew of aviation events have been cancelled or postponed due to concerns about the coronavirus, while aviation museums around the country have closed temporarily. SUN ‘n FUN has been postponed until May 5 (tentatively), while the first fly-in for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, slated for May 29-30 in San Marcos, Texas, has …

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Private jets and luxe bunkers: How the 1 per cent is riding out coronavirus

Clearly, COVID-19 really doesn’t care for somebody’s income, influence, assets or access to medical provisions. But that doesn’t mean the super-rich aren’t doing their best to spend their way out of harm’s way. Some are simply wearing better masks than the rest of us. Earlier this week, Gwyneth Paltrow modelled an “urban air mask”, made …

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March AFB Airshow becomes first in US to be postponed over coronavirus fears – This is Flight

RIVERSIDE, CA | The March ARB Thunder Over the Empire Air & Space Expo has become the first in the US to be cancelled over the coronavirus outbreak. In perhaps an inevitable move, as public events are cancelled across the world, March ARB announced on Wednesday that, after meetings with military and civilian health officials, …

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Demand for Private Jets ‘Spiked’ as the Rich Try to Avoid Coronavirus

Thanks to the coronavirus, it’s getting hard to move around. Travel centers such as airports, train stations, and the subway are vectors for disease. Social distancing will help us prevent the spread of the pandemic, and traveling is a sure way to encounter lots of people. But people still need to move around the country. …

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