History Stories
CATEGORY: Aviation
The Mysterious Disappearance of L’Oiseau Blanc
May 8, 2017

Just two weeks before Charles Lindbergh made his famous 1927 New York to Paris flight, French pilots Charles Nungesser and François Coli vanished while trying to cross the Atlantic in the opposite direction. Read More

History Faceoff: Who Was First in Flight?
December 13, 2016

While the Wright Brothers are commonly thought to have been the first to fly an airplane, some believe the honor rightly belongs to two other pioneering aviators. Read about the case for each and decide for yourself. Read More

Bob Hoover, WWII Fighter Pilot & Air Show Ace, Dies at 94
October 26, 2016

After escaping a POW camp and flying a stolen German plane to freedom, Bob Hoover spent a long, brilliant career testing aircraft, training military pilots and performing in air shows worldwide. Read More

The Birth of the Tuskegee Airmen
March 18, 2016

On the anniversary of the outfit’s creation, find out how this legendary unit came into being. Read More