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Articles that are under this category are in depth explorations of the rich history of general aviation, its operators, aircraft, airports, and extraordinary pilots.

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Edwin Albert Link Decided Flight Training Was Too Expensive and Changed Aviation Forever with the Link Trainer Edwin Albert Link was born on July 26, 1904, …

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Aerial construction ain’t easy, but the skycrane helps. Need to move a piece of extremely heavy cargo but don’t have a runway for a …

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John Knudsen “Jack” Northrop Fought Tooth and Nail for His Company, and the Flying Wing Concept Jack Northrop was born in Newark, New Jersey …

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What’s that annoying buzzing sound? That’s a pulse jet. What if a jet engine could have no moving parts? Aviation history enthusiasts will fondly …

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Harriet Quimby was the first licensed American female pilot, first female pilot to fly at night, and first female pilot to fly across the …

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Once you get into a dogfight, it seems as though there are aircraft everywhere going in different directions. This article marks the fifth story from …

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Alberto Santos-Dumont: the “Little Saint” with a Big Impact Ask any random person off the street who flew the first airplane, and odds are they’ll …

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 We made several passes over the identified area, known as MiG Alley, looking for Major George A. Davis. This article marks the fourth story from …

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The Fairey Rotodyne and Other Gyrodynes: The Original Heliplanes During the years after World War II, helicopters and jets began to become a larger …

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Remembering Charlie Spath, Green 4, Lost in the Iron Triangle This article marks the third story from Bill’s Korea Files. Click here to read …

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