Though early versions of Bell’s Huey helicopter first appeared in 1956, it wasn’t until 1962 that the rotary aircraft gained recognition during its service in the Vietnam War. The Huey’s original Army designation was the HU-1 (Helicopter Utility-1) Iroquois, though no one referred to it as the Iroquois., and it became known simply as the [...]
If you love airplanes you simply have to make sure that you visit the Virginia Aviation Museum at least once in your life. This great museum is dedicated to the history of flight and features not only modern aircraft but reproductions of a number of famous early fliers.
Every year the Dayton International Airport in Dayton, Ohio, is flooded with thousands of people as they attend the Dayton Air Show. A more appropriate venue could not have been chosen. The city was home to the Wright Brothers and so it was in this very area that the first successful flight in a powered plane by Orville and Wilbur Wright took place. This exciting historical aspect of the cityâ€™s history is often detailed in a flight exhibition that is provided by the Wright Company.