Historic Aircraft: Bell X-1 Breaking the Sound Barrier

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Historic Aircraft: Bell X-1 Breaking the Sound Barrier

November 4, 2014 by  
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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, legendary pilot…

Explore California’s Castle Air Museum

December 4, 2012 by  
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Located in Atwater, California, the Castle Air Museum originated with the closure of the Castle Air Force Base in 1994…

Warbirds Over Monroe 2012

October 16, 2012 by  
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Organizers of Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show encourage visitors not to just read history, but experience in on 2-4 November 2012 at the Charlotte-Monroe Airport…

Chico Air Show 2012

September 17, 2012 by  
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Taking place on September 28-30 at the Chico Municipal Airport, the Chico Air Show 2012 is a celebration of a Century of Flight. The action-packed program …

Breathtaking Aerobatics of the Blue Angels

August 14, 2012 by  
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Formed in 1946, following World War II, the Blue Angels is the demonstration squadron of the United States Navy – and the highlight on many an air show or special event program throughout the United States…

Air Force Week 2012

August 1, 2012 by  
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Endorsed by the Air Force Chief of Staff, Air Force Week is an action packed “show & tell” where the general public can gain insight into the role of the Air Force in American society…

Abbotsford Airshow 2012

July 13, 2012 by  
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Abbotsford Airshow is celebrating 50 years in 2012 with some extra-special features. Performers include the USAF Thunderbirds, Canadian Forces Snowbirds…

Explore the Air Force Museum of New Zealand

January 31, 2012 by  
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With a collection of twenty-eight classic aircraft, and millions of aviation-related mementos of all descriptions, the Air Force Museum of New Zealand has been preserving and presenting the fascinating history of the country’s Military Aviation since 1987.

Prairie Aviation Museum in Illinois

October 25, 2011 by  
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The Prairie Aviation Museum, located in Bloomington, Illinois, aims to educate, entertain and inspire visitors with its meticulously preserved collection of aircraft, artifacts and memorabilia relating to aviation. It is here that visitors can explore more than a century of flight – from the earliest times that man took to the skies, through the developments that have brought us to high-tech aviation as we know it today.

Nellis Air Force Base – Aviation Nation 2011

September 22, 2011 by  
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Aviation Nation at Nellis Air Force Base is Nevada’s largest free public event. This year the event will celebrate 70 years of air power in Las Vegas, dating back to the gunnery school opened at Nellis in 1941.

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