LANCASTER — For decades, Hollywood science fiction has served as a source of inspiration for real-world aerospace achievements. Today’s aerospace engineers, pilots and astronauts are as likely to be inspired to join their field by what they saw as a child watching “Star Trek” or “Star Wars,” as an earlier generation was by the Apollo moon missions.

That connection was celebrated, on Saturday, in the Flight Test Museum Foundation’s annual Gathering of Eagles, held at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds.

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Jimzan 2.0

I know Donald mallick...His son (Davy) worked for me. He signed a copy of his book for me...""The Smell of Kerosene: A Fighter Pilot's Odyssey"" It is a Great Read.

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