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US EPA & FAA to Initiate CO2 Rulemaking Process US EPA & FAA to Initiate CO2 Rulemaking Process

April 20, 2015 by  

Statistics reveal that in 2013, airplanes spewed up to 700 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the air, and it is estimated that, if left unchecked, this is likely to more than triple by the year 2050. Although many countries make efforts to regulate the emissions of cars and trucks, efforts at regulating the aviation industry have been largely... [Read more]

Historic Aircraft: Bell X-1 Breaking the Sound Barrier Historic Aircraft: Bell X-1 Breaking the Sound Barrier

November 4, 2014 by  

Ever since man first took to the skies in powered aircraft, pilots and aviation engineers have sought to overcome challenges and push perceived boundaries as technology developed. One of the much debated challenges back in the early 1940s was whether it was possible for an aircraft to travel fast enough to break the sound barrier. On October 14, 1947,... [Read more]

Visit the Legacy Flight Museum in Rexburg, ID Visit the Legacy Flight Museum in Rexburg, ID

October 21, 2014 by  

Located in Rexburg, Idaho, the Legacy Flight Museum opened to the public in 2006 offering visitors the opportunity to examine up close some of the historical aircraft that were built to protect the country’s freedom. Started by local aircraft enthusiast John Bagley, the museum collection grew to include a dozen aircraft, all of which are maintained... [Read more]

Pensacola Celebrates a Century of Naval Aviation Pensacola Celebrates a Century of Naval Aviation

October 7, 2014 by  

To mark a century of training the Navy’s top pilots, and more than 50 years since the opening of the National Museum of Naval Aviation, the Pensacola Naval Air Station held a gala on September 20, 2014, attended by a host of dignitaries, some of whom were once trainees at the legendary institution. The event featured a slide presentation paying... [Read more]

Aviation Innovator Rex Buren Beisel Aviation Innovator Rex Buren Beisel

September 23, 2014 by  

Designed by American aeronautical engineer Rex Buren Beisel, the Vought F4U Corsair was the first fighter aircraft with the capability of exceeding a speed of 400 mph in level flight carrying a full military load. The single engine aircraft was used extensively in World War II, allowing the Allied forces to dominate the skies in the Pacific. Between... [Read more]

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