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Time-Lapse of Boeing air planes build [Video]

Mar 22, 2012 No Comments

Watch these two videos of Boeing air planes being built.  If you are into aviation then this may be some interest to you. The first video is a “Fly Dubai” plane and the other is a “Southwest Airlines” plane. Enjoy.

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F 35B 1st Landing on USS WASP

Mar 21, 2012 1 Comment

F-35B test aircraft completes its first landing aboard USS Wasp. Watch this great video. Video Courtesy Of: The Tailhook Association 

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A Date Which Will Live In infamy

Dec 07, 2011 No Comments

      1941: Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, killing more than 2,300 Americans. The U.S.S. Arizona was completely destroyed and the U.S.S. Oklahoma capsized.  A total of twelve ships sank or were beached in the attack and nine additional vessels were damaged. More than 160 aircraft were [...]

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On This Day In Aviation History – December 7th

Dec 07, 2011 No Comments

Of course, December 7, 1941 is “a date which will live in infamy…” But there are several other important things that happened on this day in aviation history worth noting. Here are just a few.    1995:     A small probe released by the Galileo spacecraft began a descent into the atmosphere of the planet Jupiter. The probe [...]

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Captain Sully Returns

Dec 05, 2011 No Comments

(CBS News) CHARLOTTE – They say that sometimes getting there is half the fun. As CBS News correspondent Steve Hartman reports, a recent flight from Miami to Charlotte was filled with equal parts fun and nostalgia. The flight was a joyride from Miami to Charlotte on a 1958 Eastern Airlines DC-7. It’s one of the [...]

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Huge Sale (and even more deals on Facebook!)

Nov 30, 2011 No Comments

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On this Day in Aviation History: November 30

Nov 30, 2011 No Comments

    1974: Pioneer II sends photos back to NASA as it nears Jupiter.   1943: The department of Aviation Medicine and Physiological Research is authorized at the Naval Air Material Center, to study physiological factors particularly as related to design of high speed and high altitude aircraft. In one test volunteers played cards between periods [...]

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Goodyear blimp control gondola retires to Smithsonian

Nov 15, 2011 No Comments

The Goodyear blimp and its brethren are as much a part of our transportation history as any automobile thanks to flying about in a way that harkens back to when the word airship was a part of lexicon. The blimp is not a dirigible – that is the airship retains its shape through pneumatic means, [...]

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