Posts Tagged ‘World War II’


Photo Gallery: Flying the B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator Around Seattle

NYCAviation photographers Jeremy Lindgren and David Lilienthal were on board a World War II-era ferry flight from the the Flying Heritage Collection in Everett, Wash. to the Museum of Flight in Seattle.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren


October 21st in Aviation History

A Cessna vanishes after reporting a UFO, an airline merger is completed to form British Caledonian, the Japanese launch the first Kamikaze attack, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


On This Day in Aviation History: January 3rd

The first airspeed indicator receives a patent and the first takeoff from a ship! Flash Airlines, Baikal Air and the Iranian Army suffer crashes, and more.
by admin



On This Day in Aviation History: September 12th

A man crashes a small aircraft into the White House; Space Shuttle Endeavor departs on historic mission STS-47; The US and France launch a record setting air operation in World War I; and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


The Rush To Save A Vintage C-53

In a small town 30 minutes outside of Canton, Ohio sits a vintage C-53. If one airline pilot can't raise the money to save it soon, it will meet the scrapper.
by Jay Haapala