SpaceX Launch: Falcon 9 Rocket Blasts Off Carrying Dragon Capsule

May 22, 2012 No Comments

Second time’s a charm. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station early Tuesday morning, carrying the Dragon capsule payload that, if all goes according to plan, will dock with the International Space Station later this week. This is the first time a private company has attempted to berth a spacecraft with [...]

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U.S. Air Force historian Dick Hallion on drones

May 18, 2012 No Comments

See it here first! In this exclusive video, Dick Hallion shares his thoughts on UAVs and drone aircraft. Stay tuned to our August 2012 issue to read more about him in “Drones, Drivers and Sharing our Airspace” by Barrett Tillman. CLICK HERE TO WATCH PART 2

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Old Aviators and Old Airplanes….

May 15, 2012 No Comments

  Old Aviators and Old Airplanes…. This is a good little story about a vivid memory of a P-51 and its pilot, by a fellow who was 12 years old in Canada in 1967. It was to take to the air. They said it had flown in during the night from some U.S. Airport, the [...]

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An electric plane that can fly forever??

May 11, 2012 No Comments

A new aerospace company, Flight of the Century. is planning to build and fly an electric plane that can fly indefinitely! See text in red about how they intend to make the battery last longer. Interesting stuff!   Orange County, California, May 10, 2012—-American electric vehicle pioneer Chip Yates and his team of record-breaking engineers [...]

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‘Aviators’ films segments in Fargo, Grand Forks

May 11, 2012 No Comments

FARGO — Anthony Nalli is a longtime pilot, and the executive producer and one of the hosts of the popular PBS television show “The Aviators.” But he had never flown a helicopter before climbing aboard a simulator at the University of North Dakota’s School of Aerospace Sciences in Grand Forks. “I tell you, I got [...]

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Bob Hoover headlines Lindbergh Foundation’s anniversary celebration

May 10, 2012 No Comments

The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation confirmed today that legendary airshow performer and test pilot Bob Hoover will join speakers Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell, and Gene Cernan for the foundation’s 35th anniversary gala at The Explorers Club on May 18. In addition, author Reeve Lindbergh, youngest daughter of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, [...]

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Flight Journal Now Available In Digital

May 03, 2012 1 Comment

Flight Journal is like no other aviation magazine in the world. Gripping accounts of flights and combat missions put the reader in the cockpit with all involved: pilots, engineers, gunners and eye-witnesses. Flight Journal covers the world of aviation from its simple beginnings to its high-tech, no-holds-barred future. We see aviation history through the eyes of those who [...]

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Cast your vote to preserve aviation history!

May 02, 2012 No Comments

The Gateway National Recreation Area-C47 Skytrain WWII Transport in Brooklyn and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan need your votes in this program to spotlight historic preservation.  Forty historic New York places representing all five boroughs are competing for $3 million in grants through Partners in Preservation, a collaboration between American Express and [...]

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