Category Archives: Aviation

Flying Stories from Phoenix, Arizona, December 14-17, 2017

On Saturday, December 16, I was privileged to be the speaker for the annual Wright Brothers Anniversary of Flight Dinner for the Phoenix Wing of the American Aviation Historical Society in Phoenix, Arizona. While there, I visited WWII veteran, Ole … Continue reading

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Flying Boats, Part IV: “The Catalina”

By Kyle Thede, former SC&A intern and recent graduate of the Wright State University Public History program. Long before Henry Kaiser ever spoke with Howard Hughes about the possibility of building a giant transatlantic cargo craft, flying boats were playing … Continue reading

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Flying Boats, Part III: “Glenn Curtiss”

By Kyle Thede, former SC&A intern and recent graduate of the Wright State University Public History program. Iconic as they remain – and rightfully so – the Wrights were far from the only experimenters in the fledgling field of turn-of-the-century … Continue reading

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