Category Archives: Aviation

What’s the Significance of the Thunderbird in Aviation?

When you hear the term “thunderbird,” your mind likely jumps to the luxury car made by the Ford Motor Company in the 1950’s, which the Beach Boys sang about. Or maybe you think about aviation, and the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, which are a demonstration squadron who perform air shows in a similar vein […]

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Plane History: Recognizable Heroes of Aviation

If you’re interested in aviation or looking at going into flight school someday, you would probably also be interested in delving more into the history of aviation and the people who became pioneers of the field. We’ve collected a few of the most recognizable heroes of aviation for you to learn more and get a […]

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10 Bucket List Flights for Aviation Geeks

Whether you’ve been flying for a while or you’re just learning, there is almost always a new experience or view to be had. In fact, many aviation aficionados have entire lists of flights they want to take in the future. If you’re longing for a new adventure, read on—these bucket list flights for aviation geeks […]

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Groundbreaking Aviation Breakthroughs We’re Enjoying in 2021

In 1903, the Wright brothers successfully completed the first powered, controlled and sustained airplane flight, cementing their place in history as the inventors of modern aviation. These two men from Dayton, OH started a cavalcade of breakthroughs in aviation. Since that fateful flight, there have been numerous advancements in airplanes in Dayton, OH and around […]

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A Very Brief History of Commercial Aviation

The commercial airliners you see flying over Dayton, OH today are nothing like they used to be. Clunky hunks of metal have transformed into sleek, high-flying jets that can take you all over the world. While it would impossible to summarize the entirety of airplane history in this small space, here are some of the […]

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