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Amelia Earhart’s 1935 Story on Becoming First to Fly From Hawaii to California

Amelia Earhart's first-person account on becoming the first pilot to fly from Hawaii to California<p><i>Seventeen-year-old Haris Suleman set out in June with his father to break the world records for the fastest circumnavigation of the globe in a single-engine plane and for being the youngest pilot to do</i> …

Bernt Balchen in his plane, soon to take off for Viking disaster rescue

Sopwith Camel

High life: Milestones in the first 100 years of commercial aviation - Telegraph

Aviation

AL-135B JL Highfill Album Image

These amazing color photos of the Hindenburg Zeppelin show what luxury flying was like 80 years ago

Before the modern jumbo jet and its first class suites, the biggest and grandest thing in luxury air travel was the German Zeppelin Airship.<p>Of all the massive Zeppelin's constructed, the most famous was the Hindenburg. The Hindenburg was designed to ferry passengers across the Atlantic in serenity, …

"Let women fly!" Remembering history's first female aviators

"Let women fly!"<p>The rise and rise of the "aviatrix."<p>c. 1921<p>c. 1930<p>In 1784, Elisabeth Thible became the first woman to fly, as a passenger in a hot …

One Tiny Craft Just Became The First Electric Plane To Cross The English Channel

But which?<p>Six years after the Wright Brothers' first flight, Frenchman Louis Blériot became the first person to fly across the English Channel in an airplane. This week, three highly modern airplanes attempted the same feat, for a much smaller place in history: Which would be the first fully …

Great Britain

This Infinite Paradox

This Giant Nazi Plane Was The Largest Land-Based Transport Of WWII

It is one crazy flying machine, looking like something more out of a cartoon than something that can actually fly. Part of its strange, bulbous shape …

Service Pack 1.3

The <i>1011 Captain</i> Service Pack 1.3 is available and includes SP 1.1, SP 1.2 plus the following new features and enhancements:<p>- Prepar3D v.3.0 …

A2A Simulations

Community member and P-51 repaint addict Tom Weiss is once again at the paint brushes but rather than the trusty Accu-sim P-51D he has released a new …

Short 'last' film of Amelia Earhart surfaces

A publisher released a grainy but extraordinarily well-preserved 3.5-minute film this month depicting the legendary aviatrix, smiling and self-confident, climbing aboard her plane the day before she departed on a trip that led to Earhart's mysterious disappearance over the Pacific six weeks …

This Infinite Paradox

At an Air Show in China, Drones, Not Jets, Are the Stars

WUHAN, China — Need more evidence that China is a global force in technology? Just listen for the low whine of tiny propellers.<p>And look up.<p>At the World Fly-In Expo, an air show held in the central Chinese city of Wuhan last month, jets, hot air balloons, autogiros and ultralight planes were …

Remote Controls

This Is The Best C-130 Tower Buzz Video We've Ever Seen

Advertisement<p>combat_learjet<p>These Guys Weren’t Messing Around.<p>We know that the description of this video is quite a mouthful, but we stand behind it. …

Researchers May Have Found A Fragment of Amelia Earhart's Plane

A patch of aluminum discovered in 1991 has been identified as part of the long lost aircraft.<p>Amelia Earhart disappeared 77 years ago, but 2014 is turning out to be a banner year for her. Her namesake completed a memorial flight around the world, reenacting the original Earhart's infamous flight …

AL-92 Alaskan Aerial Survey

Army Air Corps BT-13A

2017 Valdez STOL Frank Knapp

The Guardian

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Prince Edward Island

First World War replica bi-plane squadron to fly coast-to-coast

Allan Snowie admits his goggles did “mist up” on his first pass over the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in a First World War replica bi-plane ahead …

The Journal Pioneer

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