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Exciting News for Spirit AeroSystems, Wichita

by Carl Chance in Featured Posts 0

“Wichita, The Air Capital of the World’s Spirit AeroSystems aircraft manufacturer, has been selected as one of seven key partners of Northrop Grumman Corporation which serves as the prime contractor for the B-21 ‘Raider,’ leading [...]

Pioneers

Aviation Leaders: Past & Present

Aviation Pioneers features current and past aviation leaders and pioneers and also includes the Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame Awards, the Kansas Governors Aviation Honor Awards and the Kansas Aerospace Educator of the Year Awards.


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In honor of those who have made outstanding contributions to Kansas aviation, the Kansas Department of Aviation through the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) had realized years ago, that a function be created to recognize individuals who played a major role in the contribution and development of Kansas Aviation.

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Lacy will join a group of four celebrated individuals to be inducted into the Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame

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Throughout the course of history in the development of the aircraft, the test pilot has always been the Lone-Eagle in the cockpit.

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The beefy, bespectacled inventor was in shirt-sleeves, thrashing out a design problem with one of his Learjet engineers.

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James "Jabby" Jabara (October 10, 1923 - November 17, 1966) was the second-highest-scoring U.S. ace of the Korean War. He was the first American jet ace in history.

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