History of the United States Air Force

March 23, 2007 0

The United States Air Force became a separate military service on September 18, 1947, with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947. The Act created the United States Department of Defense, which was composed of three branches, the Army, Navy and a newly created Air Force. […]

The Beechcraft Bonanza

March 23, 2007 0

Sporting a distinctive V-shaped or “butterfly” tail, the Beechcraft Bonanza set the standard for the stylish yet well-equipped aircraft for the private pilot, albeit one who could afford to fly in relative luxury. […]

Cessna Citation

March 18, 2007 0

The Cessna Citation is a marketing name used by Cessna for its lines of business jets. Rather than one particular model of aircraft, the name applies to several “families” of turbofan-powered aircraft which have been produced over the years. […]

Alexander Velovich – MiG Designer

March 11, 2007 0

Alexander Velovich joined the Mikoyan Design Bureau in 1978 after graduating from the Moscow Aviation Institute with a background in mechanical engineering, flight dynamics, and flight testing. […]

B-29 Superfortress

March 4, 2007 0

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress was a four-engine heavy bomber propeller aircraft flown by the United States Army Air Forces in World War II and other military organizations afterwards. […]