Aviation History Facts: December

December 4, 2013 Carl Chance 0

Aviation History Facts: December A Selection of Interesting Documented Facts by Centennial of Flight.   December 1 In 1783… J. A. C. Charles and another man make the first trip in a hydrogen balloon, flying […]

Did You Know That…??!!

November 29, 2013 Carl Chance 0

  Did You Know That…??!! by Frank Joseph Rowe “Long forgotten but highly significant historical facts that played a major role in the evolution of the aviation industry.” …Charles Lindbergh’s famous transatlantic solo flight in […]

SR-71 Blackbird

August 21, 2012 Carl Chance 0

Developed for the USAF as reconnaissance aircraft more than 30 years ago, SR-71s are still the world’s fastest and highest-flying production aircraft. […]

Armed Forces Day

May 7, 2012 Carl Chance 0

On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. […]

THE PLANES THAT ALMOST WERE

April 10, 2011 Carl Chance 0

In the spring of 1971, big things were in the air for the 190th. The Pentagon announced that the Squadron was to be reequipped, this time to be with RF-4 “Phantom” jets. […]

CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS

February 8, 2010 Carl Chance 0

The movie Thirteen Days explains just how threatened the United States was with nuclear war during the fall of 1962. Most Americans know very little about this impending danger that could have destroyed a major portion of our population. […]

Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2009 Carl Chance 0

The Attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise aerial attack largely on Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, and the USA launched by the 1st Air Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy of the task force Carrier Striking Task Force on the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941 […]

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