Cessna Aircraft Company

May 31, 2009 0

Clyde Cessna, with only a fifth-grade education and lacking a private pilot’s license, helped create the general aviation industry. […]

Amelia Earhart’s Crash Reconstruction

May 31, 2009 0

In July 1936 Amelia took delivery of a Lockheed L-10E Electra financed by Purdue University and started planning a round-the-world flight. This would not be the first to circle the globe, but would be the longest at 29,000 miles (47,000 km) since it would follow a grueling equatorial route. […]

U.S. Air Force Fact Sheet: B-52 STRATOFORTRESS

May 24, 2009 0

Air Combat Command’s B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. The bomber is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes up to 50,000 feet (15,166.6 meters). It can carry nuclear or precision guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability. […]

Pilot Training

May 24, 2009 0

There are many different kinds of pilots. After all, millions of Americans have learned how to fly. Some fly just for fun. Some fly as a way to travel to their jobs. And some are career pilots who fly professionally to earn a living. […]

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