The story takes yet another surprising turn in these chapters, but we won’t give you the spoilers. Instead, you’ll simply find some background history in this evening’s blog post to be enjoyed with the historical fiction novel Gunner’s Run (by Rick Barry) or on it’s own as World War II trivia. Continue reading
10 Things To Know About General Chuck Yeager
Guess what? Today we’re sharing about a famous American aviator who is still alive! He was the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound and made other historic flights.
Here are ten things to know about General Chuck Yeager… Continue reading
10 Things To Know About General “Jimmy” Doolittle
While “Jimmy” Doolittle might be most remembered for his early air raid against Japan during World War II, this general and pilot made some pretty amazing achievements in the aviation world – beyond combat.
Here are ten important things you should know about this famous American aviator… Continue reading
10 Things To Know About Charles Lindbergh
One of the most famous aviation pioneers in American history is Charles Lindbergh. Just twenty-four years after the Wright Brothers made the first successful powered flight in history, Lindbergh made a solo flight across the Atlantic from New York to Paris.
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10 Things To Know About Harriet Quimby
It’s the first Friday or September already? That means it’s time to start our new historical theme of the month. And I will try to make sure @Gazette665 has more social media this month. When finishing a manuscript that has a deadline some things are let go…
This month we’ll be featuring ten aviation pioneers and ten things you should know about them! We’ll start with Harriet Quimby who accomplished a major aviation and women’s history milestone.
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6 Things To Know About Air Force One
I grew up with brothers who were crazy about airplanes. I was (still am) crazy about history, so by default, I’ve learned to love aspects of aviation history. This month we’re talking about Presidential Trivia, and I thought it might be fun to round up some facts about the planes that have transported U.S. Presidents – aircraft commonly called “Air Force One.”
From Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidency and onward, U.S. Presidents have used aircraft to travel domestically and internationally. Here are six historical things to know about presidents and aviation history: Continue reading