The Lost Journey Of Amelia Earhart

October 25, 2009 0

72 years after famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart disappeared while flying over the Pacific, Kimberly Dozier retraces her fateful journey in search of what really happened. […]

AT-10 Wichita

October 19, 2009 0

In 1940-41 the Beech Aircraft Company designed an advanced multi-engine trainer for ease and speed of manufacture on a large scale and named it the “Wichita.” […]

Where The Raptor Starts Its Day

October 19, 2009 0

“Where America Starts Its Day.” This slogan, appearing on T-shirts sold in tourist shops all over Guam, highlights the island’s distinction as the westernmost US territory and, hence, where day first breaks on America. […]

Cessna 400

October 11, 2009 0

The Cessna 400 Corvalis TT (Twin Turbocharged) is a single-engine, fixed-gear, low-wing general aviation aircraft built from composite materials by Cessna Aircraft. […]

2nd Lt. Erwin R. Bleckley

October 11, 2009 0

Second Lt. Erwin R. Bleckley, a U.S. Army Air Service observer, and his pilot rose above the call of duty, flying close to the tree tops over enemy positions entrenched with rattling machine guns during two attempts to help save more than 500 American Soldiers who were completely surrounded. […]

Aerial Refueling

October 4, 2009 0

Aerial refueling allows aircraft engines to receive fuel while in flight and today is common for many large air forces. It is the equivalent of refueling your car by connecting it to a tanker truck while driving down the highway at high speed. […]