10 Things To Know About Harriet Quimby

Harriet Quimby, the year she got her pilot certificate

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.

Here are the top ten things you should know about Miss Harriet Quimby… Continue reading

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