Date Last Updated: June 26, 2019

Miscellaneous

  • Prairie Aviation Museum in Illinois

    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 ...

  • College Park Aviation Museum

    Affiliated with the renowned Smithsonian Institution, the College Park Aviation Museum in the State of Maryland provides educational exhibits, programs, tours, and special events for the general ...

  • Take to the Skies in an Ultralight

    Ultralight or microlight aviation generally refers to an aircraft that seats either one or two people and became very popular during the 1970’ through to the 1980s, as it was more affordable ...

  • The Federation Aeronautique Internationale

    Founded in the year 1905, the head office of Federation Aeronautique Internationale, a governing body in the world of aviation, is located in Switzerland. It keeps record of achievements within ...

  • Tour the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

    The USS Intrepid was nicknamed The Fighting "I" and was commissioned into military action in 1942, during World War II. She was used as an aircraft carrier and was instrumental in the Battle of ...

  • New Boeing Factory in China

    Monday, 18 April 2011, was a big day for both China and Boeing, as the plans to construct an addition to their existing factory were unveiled. Aviation Industries Corporation of China, along ...

  • Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum

    Located in a picturesque setting alongside the Hood River at the Oregon airport, the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (WAAAM) is home to an impressive collection, including more ...

  • Seagull Made of Metal

    Joachim Huyssen, from the Nortwest University located in South Africa, started rethinking the principles and technologies that apply to aerodynamics and how to create an aircraft that was energy ...

  • Frontiers of Flight Museum

    Located in Dallas, Texas, the Frontiers of Flight Museum was founded in November 1988 by a group of aviation enthusiasts – Jan Collmer, Kay Bailey Hutchison and William Cooper – who wanted the ...

  • It’s Healthier to Fly than Drive

    I don’t like to write about airplane crashes. For one thing, they’re depressing. I also don’t like to write about them because too many people out there are already afraid of flying, and ...

  • The Day I Bought Orville and Wilbur’s Wright Flyer

    I have no idea how many versions of the Monopoly game exist, but when I saw they have a Century of Flight "Aviation" Monopoly version available, well, I just had to have it. The only problem was ...

  • Taking Off with MS Flight Simulator X

    I’ve decided to go for my instrument rating so I’m in the process of upgrading my Microsoft flight simulator software and hardware. Okay, I admit it - it’s just an excuse to buy some new ...