AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

17 April 1944

Howard Hughes and Jack Frye set a west-to-east US transcontinental record, flying from Burbank, California to Washington, D.C. in 6 hours and 58 minutes. Howard Hughes, a legendary entrepreneur, millionaire and aviator, was also the […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Northrop F-5E Tiger II

Northrop F-5E Tiger II ´J – 3030´, Swiss Air Force – flying display during the 75th anniversary of Flugplatz Meiringnen (Meiringen Air Base), June 2016. In the 1950s, Northrop Corporation developed a privately-founded project of […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

10 April 1963

Maiden flight of EWR VJ 101, a German experimental VTOL jet fighter. At the turn of the 1950s and 1960s, the idea of jet-powered VTOL aeroplane has spread around the world. Several nations with developed […]