Category Archives: Aviation

Aviation Maintenance Technician Day

Today is Aviation Maintenance Technician Day, a day of recognition, observed on May 24, that recognizes the efforts of aviation maintenance professionals. The date was chosen in honor of the Wright Brothers’ mechanic Charles Taylor, with whose birthday it coincides. … Continue reading






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Star Wars in the Archives

May the 4th is widely recognized — by¬†Star Wars fans, at least — as “Star Wars Day.” This is due to a glorious pun: the phrase¬†“May the 4th be with you” sounds very similar to the greeting “May the Force … Continue reading






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“Alas, that he must fly on Sunday!”

On Sunday, March 14, 1915, Bishop Milton Wright wrote the following lines in his daily diary: …Lincoln Beachy fell 7,000 ft to his death in San Francisco Bay, to-day, in his second flight, on a monoplane. Alas, that he must … Continue reading






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