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1 year 10 months ago

Marines to get Osprey training at Fort Carson

COLORADO SPRINGS- Fort Carson officials say about 40 Marines will test their skills piloting the Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft against Colorado's thin air. The Marines will begin a 10-day training cycle Tuesday using a half dozen of the aircraft from Fort Riley, Kan. The Osprey's wings have helicopter-like rotors that can...

4 years 4 months ago

Air Force faces more opposition to low flights

An Air Force plan to designate a low-level flight training route across northern New Mexico and southern Colorado may get another New Mexico opponent this week. Santa Fe County Commission Chairman Harry Montoya says he's introducing a resolution opposing the proposal at Tuesday's meeting. If the proposal passes, the...

4 years 11 months ago

Free class to identify Birds of Prey

Most of us can identify a bald eagle, the symbol of our nation. But can you tell the difference between a female bald eagle and a golden eagle? Can you spot harriers, osprey and turkey vultures? These can all be seen in Cheyenne Mountain State Park. This Sunday you...

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