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Browse through a selection of airplane photographs from the beginning of aviation history to the present day. Take a virtual tour of the Garber restoration facility, where historic aircraft are refurbished before being put on display in museums. This site offers technical specifications and histories of airplanes from around the world. It was ugly, only one was built, but it was one of the most...
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A rebuild of www.Ozaviation.com. Australian aviation history research resource. A display of Australian aviation memorabilia and collectables.Thirtyseven different airlines and more than 600 aviation items. Photos courtesy of Aircraft photos.biz The primary collection aim is preservation of memorabilia and collectable objects including day-to-day operational objects from Australia’s Past...
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Check-Six - Offering Aviation History and Adventure First-Hand! From deserts to its high Sierras, California is full of aircraft crash sites. Famous sites dot the landscape, like that of the XB-70 Valkyrie and YB-49 Flying Wing, to the resting places of other unfortunate aircraft pulled from the...
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Biographies of fighter pilots and aces. Famous pictures of WW2. Profiles and specs of aircraft. Medals of WW2. Pilots and planes of WW1. Ships of WW2. Since writing that introduction in 1999, I have greatly expanded this website, covering many other aspects of World War Two and aviation. The site...
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Big Blue Blocks is an exhibit for open ended, creative play where kids build a new world every day. Using soft blocks of different sizes and shapes, you can make objects like tractors, animals, and robots or build imaginary places like houses or cities. You can build scenery and then play in it....
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Dedicated, in loving memory, to my father Jan Leeuw [09.apr.1925 - 03.nov.2008] who encouraged me at an early age to take up photography and encouraged me to pursue interests such as travel and aviation photography. I support the European Federation Historic Aviation (EFHA). This Day in History provided by The Free Dictionary.
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History The APA was formed about 15 years ago, and its members were persons who had been involved in the time of aviation. "Nonsked" or non-scheduled airlines began after World War II when the military started selling its surplus planes to private buyers. The planes were sold for generally low prices and the entrepreneurs took advantage by creating small independent airlines for cargo and...
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Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, located within the Finger Lakes in Hammondsport, NY, is more then just an aviation museum on aircraft history it also includes a significant motorcycle collection of early motorcycles including vintage / antique motorcycles and Hammondsport history. The Museum's automobile collection is quite unique and includes: a 1904 Orient was actually sold by Glenn Curtiss who was...
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Milestones from the Wright Brothers through the Space Shuttle. Feast your eyes on aviation art history and photo galleries galore. Discover the histories of aviation personalities and the aircraft they flew. Uncover in-depth news, quizzes, art, book descriptions, and fascinating fun facts. In this picture released by Airbus Sunday April 17, 2005, the crew of the A380's first flight poses in...
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Quality aviation history books for enthusiasts by enthusiasts with a focus on aviation of the Great War (WWI). Note: Shipping via International M-Bag at reduced rates compared with the standard medium flat rate box is for these countries only: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Holland (Netherlands), Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy,...
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Over 1,000 aviation books and magazines (new and out of print). Byrd Aviation Books specializes in history of aviation, pilot's memoriors, documentation of WW I aircraft. RETURN POLICY: Books may be returned for any reason within 30 days. If they are returned in the same condition received, full refund for the book will be issued. Customer is responsible for shipping costs. If you are looking...
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Aviation History Educational Center (AHEC) is a relatively new organization dedicated in bringing to the public, the awareness, preservation and history of past aviation associated people, programs, and artifacts, both civilian and military of Illinois. AHEC goals will include the services and activities that offer education, awareness and direction to the general public and to future aviation...
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Aviation Explorer contains information on aircraft references, aerospace data & general airplane facts. Global airline fleets, airport maps, airliner seating, military & airline videos, jet images, flight tracker and airline status, pilot license requirements, airport parking pictures, flight dates & aviation history. Welcome to Aviation Explorer - Airplane Facts, Aerospace Data, Aircraft...
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The Chronological History of Coast Guard Aviation is a testimony to the evolution and achievements of Coast Guard Aviation in completing its first 100 years of service. This work is designed to actively contribute to the enlargement and perpetuation of the history of Coast Guard Aviation and the recognition thereof, both internally and in areas external to the service. It highlights the...
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Georgy Konstantinovich Mosolov was born 3 May 1926 at Ufa, Bashkortostan, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. He was educated at the Central Aviation Club, where he graduated in 1943, and then went to the Special Air Forces School. In 1945 he completed the Primary Pilot School and was assigned as an instructor at the Chuguev Military Aviation School at Kharkiv, Ukraine. In 1953 Mosolov was...
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The mission of the Maine Air Museum is to collect, preserve, and display the rich history of aviation in the State of Maine. The Maine Aviation Historical Society was founded to collect, document and preserve the rich aviation history of the State of Maine. Civil, commercial, military and recreational flying have always been an important part of Maine history. Our goal is to preserve the...
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My Efforts At Bringing Aviation History Alive Are Meaningless Unless You Share What You Know With Those Who Will Follow In Your Footsteps. Welcome to the Third Dimension Blog. I hope you enjoy the resources here at the 3DB and find value in each of my articles. My primary focus is to connect Aviators, and Aviation Enthusiast, with the past so they can better understand their responsibilities to...
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Mrs. Francis and Mr. Ives, compilers of “The Brown Shoes” (subtitled ‘Personal Histories of Flying Midshipmen and Other Naval Aviators of the Korean War Era,’) have created a significant history project about a little known era in the history of our country. This valuable history provides – in their own words and photographs – the personal memoirs of more than 400 Naval Aviators who served...
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The most important lesson to be learned from what happened in Germany leading to WWII is that a democratic nation in crisis cannot allow one person, no matter how charismatic, to gain enough power to take total control. This generation is not aware of that lesson from WWII; consequently, the process of changing the United States of America into a totalitarian state has begun Nov 4, 2008. CLICK...
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If you are among the later group, you will be pleased to know that the United States, believe it or not, has the least regulations and rules of any country besides France when it comes to ultralight airplanes. It was very surprising to discover this bit of information, pleasantly surprising. That means you are free to fly the friendly skies unfettered. This also means that you should go right...
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