Posts Tagged ‘seaplanes’

Map of the crash site in Homer, Alaska. (Map by Google/Matt Molnar)

Seaplane Crash Kills Former Alaska State Legislator

Former Alaska state legislator Cheryll Heinze was killed Tuesday when a seaplane crashed in a lake near Homer, Alaska. Four others survived.
by BNO News

Patent drawing of the Aerial Steam Carriage soaring over the Thames River, circa 1843.

March 28th in Aviation History: Aerial Steam Carriage Earns First Patent for a Propeller-Driven Aircraft

William Samuel Henson's Aerial Steam Carriage is granted a patent in 1843, Air France flies its last Caravelle service, Air Afrique is founded, first plane taken down by sabotage, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff