Aviator Frank Trenholm Coffyn. When he's not flying planes with his knees and feet, he's pumping gangsta rap on his iPod from dual 16" speakers. "I downloaded NWA thinking it was Northwest Airlines, but I fell in love when I heard that 'Straight Outta Compton' joint."

On This Day in Aviation History: February 16th

The F-8 Crusader makes its first flight, Kobe Airport opens on a man-made island in Japan, Airbus rolls out the first production A310, China Airlines Flight 676 crashes in Taiwan, and more...
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January 15th in Aviation History: Miracle on the Hudson, United Airlines Born

US Airways Flight 1549 makes its "Miracle on the Hudson" water landing. A Lockheed U-2 is lost in the Sea of Japan, the crash of Linjeflyg Flight 618, Boeing Air Transport starts delivering airmail, and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: November 1st

Space Shuttle Columbia completes two important missions, SAS bans smoking on many flights, X-15 sets a speed record, United Flight 629 is bombed and more.
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On This Day in Aviation History: August 15th

On this day in 1945, Japan announces that it is surrendering to the Allies; in 1957, a USAF F-104 hits a new altitude record; the FAA is created by Congress, and more...
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October 17th in Aviation History

British Airways and Air France win their suit to allow Concorde to serve New York and the first US Navy aircraft carrier takeoff.
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