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History

1970 - Aviators on their way to Higher Learning

Army Aviators to Attend National War College...Read More...

1996 – Tinsley Becomes Elder Statesman of Aviation

1996 – Tinsley Becomes Elder Statesman of Aviation

The National Aeronautic Association announced, on 22 August 1996, that Jean Kaye Tinsley had been selected as an Elder Statesman of Aviation. Tinsley began her aviation career in San Francisco, California during the mid-1940s, and has served the industry in...Read More...

The Korean War – Part III: Fixed Wing

The Korean War – Part III: Fixed Wing

Historical Perspective / By Mark Albertson: Editor’s Note: This is the third and final article commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Korean War....Read More...

Turbine-Powered HOK

Turbine-Powered HOK

Army Aviation History / May 1957: Since September 28, 1956, Kaman Aircraft has been operating a new gas turbine-powered version of its successful HOK type helicopter. Utilizing the Lycoming T-53 gas turbine in place of the Pratt & Whitney R-1340 piston engine...Read More...

Not Just Another “Black Hawk Down”

Not Just Another “Black Hawk Down”

Army Aviation History / March 2002: The release of the motion picture, “Black Hawk Down,” has made the struggle and sacrifices that occurred in Mogadishu, Somalia, on October 3, 1993, almost common knowledge to Americans....Read More...

The Korean War – The Helicopter

The Korean War – The Helicopter

Historical Perspective / By Mark Albertson: Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of three articles commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Korean War....Read More...

70th Anniversary of the Korean War: A Brief Look at Army Aviation, Fixed Wing Aircraft.

70th Anniversary of the Korean War: A Brief Look at Army Aviation, Fixed Wing Aircraft.

Looking Back / By Mark Albertson: On June 25, 1950, the U.S. Army began the Korean War with 1,211 fixed wing aircraft.[1] Many of these were holdover L-4s and L-5s from the global conflict. Just prior to the opening guns, the Cessna 305 emerged the winner...Read More...

We Hold These Truths to be Self-Evident. . .

We Hold These Truths to be Self-Evident. . .

This month marks, as it does annually, the observance of the Nation’s founding with a document known popularly as, The Declaration of Independence. The correct title is: The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America.[1]...Read More...