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May 2017

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National Aviation Hall of Fame

The National Aviation Hall of Fame is a nonprofit organization that seeks to honor aviation pioneers, generate interest in aviation, and educate...

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May 2017

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Aircraft of the Month: Boeing E4-B

The Boeing E4-B is an evacuation aircraft that evacuates government leaders and allows command of wartime operations in the event of nuclear war.

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Apr 2017

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Aircraft of the Month: Boeing 314 Clipper

The Boeing 314 Clipper was a long range seaplane. It was a large plane for its time, and one of the largest aircraft ever built.

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Apr 2017

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West Coast Air Museum: Planes of Fame

The Planes of Fame Air Museum has the largest collection of vintage military aircraft on the US west coast. The collection includes...

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Mar 2017

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Aircraft of the Month: P-51 Mustang

The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang was the most successful aircraft of WWII, created to be fast, maneuverable, and be able to fly at long range.

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Mar 2017

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Pilot of the Month: Virgil “Gus” Grissom

Gus Grissom was the first person to fly in space twice, designing the Gemini spacecraft. He was the designated commander of the Apollo 1 mission.

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Mar 2017

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The Rise and Fall of Hooters Air

Hooters Air was headquartered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The airline specialized in affordable, non-stop flights to popular golfing destinations.

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Feb 2017

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Charles E. Taylor Awards & Honors

The Master Mechanic and Professional AMT are two Charles E. Taylor Awards that can be given to aircraft maintenance technicians.

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Feb 2017

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The First Aviation Maintenance Technician: Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor has been known as the “Unsung Hero of Aviation”. He created the first aircraft engine, used to power the Wright Flyer.