Aviation History

Mystery Ship: September 2018

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Aviation

Fox Valley Aero Club is Celebrating 100 Years of Model Aviation

On June 21st to June 23rd Fox Valley Aero Club is celebrating 100 years of Model Aviation History with a Giant Scale Air Show<p>On June 21st to June …

Air Shows

Ethiopia:Ethiopian Celebrates African Aviation History With 100th Aircraft

(Photo: Premium Times)Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its 100th aircraft, Boeing 787 Dreamliner on June 6, 2018, once again leading the way …

Africa

The latest hunt for MH370 is over — here's what searchers said about failing to find the plane

The greatest mystery in aviation history will keep its secrets for now with the search for the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ending this week without success.<p>Ocean Infinity, the US-based technology company which began a supplementary search for the Malaysian government at the start of …

Airplanes

Top Things to Do in Dayton, Ohio

<b>What to do</b><p><b>Carillon Historical Park</b> An indoor-outdoor museum covers Dayton history. See the original Wright Flyer III and a circa 1924 Sun Oil …

U.S. Air Force

Australia holds hope MH370 will be found as last search ends

Australia said it held out hope Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 would one day be found as the last search of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean where it was believed to have been lost was scheduled to end on Tuesday.<p>Malaysia said last week the search by Texas-based company Ocean Infinity would end …

World News

Destinations

Halfway around the world from the usual bush flying haunts lies the isolated Scandinavian island of Iceland: the "land of ice and fire", so named for …

Aviation

Ethiopian Marks African Aviation History with 100th Aircraft in Active Service

Ethiopian Airlines has received its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-900, the first for an African airline to operate 100 aircraft fleet in the history …

Aviation

Aviation History Book Review: Beaufighters in the Night

Beaufighters in the Night: 417 Night Fighter Squadron USAAF by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Braxton “Brick” Eisel , Casemate, Drexel Hill, Pa., 2007, …

Military

The Devil’s Broomstick

The Soviet Union was the first country to adopt a rocket-powered fighter— and swiftly abandon it. Although none of the Western powers came anywhere …

Aviation

Review: Attack on Pearl Harbor

Naval aviation takes center stage in a new sim. Since this installment of “Airware” reaches the newstand shortly before the anniversary of the …

Military

Aviation History Book Review: John Warden

John Warden and the Renaissance of American Air Power by John Andreas Olsen, Potomac Books, Inc., Washington, D.C., 2007, $32.95. Colonel John A. …

Aviation

Return From Rimini

Sam Lyons’ painting commemorates a September 1944 raid on Italy’s Gothic Line. Veteran aviation artist Sam Lyons had to carry out some detective work …

Book Reviews

Daily Quiz for May 24, 2018

On February 19, 2002, Vonetta Flowers became the first person of African-American descent from any country to win a Winter Olympic Gold Medal when …

Aviation

Aviation History Book Review: To Fly and Fight

To Fly and Fight: Memoirs of a Triple Ace by U.S. Air Force Colonel Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson (ret.), with Joseph P. Hamelin Sometimes you finish …

Book Reviews

Aviation History Briefing- January 2008

Bear in the Air Not since the Fairey Swordfish “Stringbag” biplane whacked the Italians at Taranto and crippled Bismarck has an airplane as archaic …

Military

MH370 not deliberately crashed by pilot: Investigators

Canberra, May 23 (IANS) Australian investigators have rejected claims that the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately brought down …

Airplanes

Aviation History Book Review: The Luftwaffe Over Germany

The Luftwaffe Over Germany: Defense of the Reich by Donald Caldwell and Richard Muller, Greenhill Books, London and St. Paul, 2007, $39.95. In The …

Book Reviews

Icons of Aviation History: Wright Flyer III

The Wright Flyer III has been called “the first practical airplane”. Indeed, Orville Wright himself declared that “it was in the Flyer III that I …

Aviation

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was not deliberately crashed by pilot: Investigators

Speculation that the jet was the subject of a 'controlled ditching' into the sea was dismissed by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Airplanes

Search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 to end next week after four years

After the most costly and longest hunt in aviation history, only three confirmed fragments of the plane have been found<p>23 May 2018 - 13:52 Agency …

Business (South Africa)

FSX Acceleration

A new expansion pack revs up Microsoft’s Flight Simulator. Perhaps an evaluation of an airplane is less about the plane than it is about its …

Flight Simulators

Aviation History Book Reviews: P-51 Mustang vs Fw 190, Spitfire vs Bf 109

P-51 Mustang vs Fw 190, Europe 1943-1945 by Martin Bowman, Osprey Publishing, Oxford, England, 2007, $17.95. Spitfire vs Bf 109, Battle of Britain by …

Aviation

Aviation History Book Review: Amelia Earhart- Image and Icon

Amelia Earhart: Image and Icon by Kristen Lubben, Susan Butler and Susan Ware, Steidl/International Center of Photography, New York, 2007, $28. Paris …

Aviation

Aviation History Book Review: Wings On My Sleeve

If Wings on My Sleeve was a novel, an astute reader would toss it aside as unbelievable balderdash. Not even the most heroic fictional pilot could …

Book Reviews

Aviation History DVD Review: One Six Right and One Six Left

One Six Right and One Six Left: The Romance of Flying by Brian J. Terwilliger, Terwilliger Productions, 73 minutes, $19.95. One Six Right and One Six …

Aviation

Aviation History Book Review: Project 262

Project 262: The Test Pilot’s Journal by Wolfgang Czaia, NeunundzwanzigSechs, distributed via www.twenty ninesix.com, 2007, $98 for hardcover book …

Book Reviews

Dead Pigeon

The first contracted American fighter, the Pigeon Fraser was both ahead of and behind its time. When the United States entered World War I on April …

U.S. Army

Uncommon Chivalry

David Hammond’s painting Uncommon Chivalry highlights a rare compassionate act in the midst of combat more than six decades ago. In it he depicts …

Book Reviews

Aviation History Book Review: Stick and Rudder

Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying by Wolfgang Langewiesche In 1944 aviation writer and test pilot Wolfgang Langewiesche wrote …

Book Reviews