Tag: Aviation

This Day in Aviation History December 6th, 1957 First flight of the Lockheed L-188 Electra.

First flight of the Lockheed L-188 Electra. This Day in Aviation History December 6th, 1957 First flight of the Lockheed L-188 Electra. The Lockheed L-188 Electra is an American turboprop airliner built by Lockheed. First flown in 1957, it was the first large turboprop airliner built in the United States. Initial sales were good, but …

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FYI – Aviation October 09, 2017

Note: when I click the link it automatically shows Anchorage & surrounding areas. This site is very interesting, fun to view and easy to lose time. I have not tried tracking my Amazon shipments, yet~ Live internet flight tracking How it works Flightradar24 is a flight tracker that shows live air traffic from around the …

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Night Witches, Nazi Hunters, Heroes: The Women of Aviation Group 122 | Dirty, Sexy History

Source: Night Witches, Nazi Hunters, Heroes: The Women of Aviation Group 122 | Dirty, Sexy History

Gene Zerkel, aviation entrepreneur, 1926-2017 – Must Read Alaska

Gene Zerkel was an aviation pioneer in Alaska. Zerkel came to Alaska after being a wing-walker in air shows and serving in the Air Force. Gene Zerkel, aviation entrepreneur, 1926-2017 – Must Read Alaska

Glassy water crash – Craig Medred

A botched landing on glassy water at Halibut Cove led to the crash of a Cessna 206, single-engine aircraft that came within yards of slamming into the “Danny J” ferry last July, according to National Transportation Safety Board documents released today. The plane was being flown by adventurous Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff, whose …

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