Archive for October, 2014

First Boeing 747 now open for display at Museum Of Flight

Posted on October 4th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

The growing worldwide demand for air travel during the 1960s led to the development of the 747, the first “Jumbo Jet.” “Merely recalling the early days of the 747 program brings sweat to the palms of my hands,” Boeing’s then-president, William Allen, said years after the giant aircraft had been..
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Sikorsky unveils the S-97 Raider Helicopter

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

Sikorsky S-97 Raider Unveiling Video Imagine a next-generation multi-mission helicopter platform so advanced that it can reach speeds of more than 220 knots, operating at 10,000 feet in 95° F of heat. The Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER™ helicopter is poised to realize this vision and revolutionize next-generation military aviation. The S-97..
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CH-46E Sea Knight to make final air show flight at MCAS Miramar

Posted on October 1st, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

By Cpl. Owen Kimbrel | 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing For decades, the CH-46E Sea Knight has served our country with honor, reliability and time tested dependability. The Sea Knight, also known as the “Phrog,” is scheduled to perform in the upcoming 2014 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show, but this..
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