October 1942: Testing electric wiring at Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California. World War II saw a huge increase in airplane production with one Douglas factory alone producing a plane every hour. Over the course […]
The Carolinas Aviation Museum, located on the grounds of Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina is now an official member of the Smithsonian Institution’s Affiliations Program. The mission of Smithsonian Affiliations is to share […]
June 1942. Engine inspector for North American Aviation at Long Beach, California. 4×5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer.
PEACHTREE CITY- The Commemorative Air Force, Dixie Wing will be holding their WWII Heritage Days Saturday and Sunday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM April 27-28 at the Dixie Wing Historical Airpower Facility at Falcon Field […]
Businessman and renowned aviation preservationist, Peter Vallance passed away on January 14th 2013 at the age of 80 after being ill for several weeks. He will best be remembered for founding the Gatwick Aviation Museum […]
Faced with 65 major commercial jetliners that were abandoned in place at its Airports, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) after years of litigation with the owners of the craft issued an ultimatum stating […]
Noted aerobatic pilot, Fred Cabanas died in a plane crash on January 15th, along with Mexican television host Jorge Lopez while generating footage for Lopez’s show whose title translates as “Extreme Adrenaline.” The site of […]
The National WWII Museum’s stunning modernistic glass and steel “US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center” opened to the public on January 13th to capacity crowds eager to see the new $35 million home of the […]