In celebration of Aviation Day- Aug. 19, 2022

Aviation Day Idaho’s Warhawk Museum in Nampa will be holding its annual Warbird Roundup on Aug. 27 and 28 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Roundup is the largest 2-day gathering of historic warplanes in the state. Food, drinks, vendors, and kid’s activities begin at 8:30 a.m. Flying is from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 […]

Fighting fire with flight

Airline News Since 1919, fixed-wing and rotary aircraft have been an invaluable firefighting resource for the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). Aircraft are used to fight fires, inventory surveys, to reach remote locations, or for prescribed fire support. Even in the early 1900s, the agency knew there had to be a better and faster way to […]

An achievement in landing the best solution

An achievement in landing the best solution This month, in 1935, all major airports between New York and Los Angeles were to be installed with the latest blind-landing radio equipment developed by Captain Albert Hegenberger of the U.S. Army Air Corps. But then things became a little complicated…. During the early 1930s, two government organizations, […]

April 1924- The race around the globe

April 1924- The race around the globe Various countries were racing to be the first to fly around the globe in the 1920s. The U.S. Army Air Service was eager to be the first to lay claim after witnessing failed attempts by other nations. Passionate and determined, they formed the World Flight Committee and would […]

85 years ago – Amelia Earhart’s first world flight attempt ends

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