I am quite disgusted with the current political rant on equality demanding that everyone is entitled and must be subsidized by the government because they were not born into affluent circumstances. If America had practiced this madness over the last 245 years or society over the last 2,000 years we would have regressed to the […]
When I recently learned of the planned destruction of another milestone in commercial aviation, I was saddened. Anytime an aircraft of significant importance is broken up, even if there was a fleet of them and a few others still exist, in the case when a one-of-a-kind aircraft is destroyed, it is a historical tragedy. Since […]
A few weeks ago I was flipping through the channels one night and came across the documentary Across the Pacific which is about Pan American World Airways and Juan Trippe’s vision of flying across the Pacific. I have always been fascinated by flying boats and as a child saved pictures of them from magazines. It […]
Crew of the Memphis Belle. They are, left to right: Tech. Sgt. Harold P. Loch of Green Bay, Wis., top turret gunner; Staff Sgt. Cecil H. Scott of Altoona, Penn., ball turret gunner; Tech. Sgt. Robert J, Hanson of Walla Walla, Wash., radio operator; Capt. James A. Verinis, New Haven, Conn., co-pilot; Capt. Robert K. […]
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