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Albert Bond Lambert

  1. Major Albert Bond Lambert (Lambert Field was named after him) donated an airplane for their use. (Web site)
  2. Albert Bond Lambert (December 6, 1875 - November 12, 1946) was a prominent St. Louis aviator and benefactor of aviation.


  1. Bert was living at 46 West 17th Street in New York City when he left for Spain.
  2. Bert was married in 1918 but he divorced his first wife in 1920.

Bernt Balchen

  1. Bernt Balchen was awarded the Harmon Trophy for his arctic achievements. (Web site)
  2. Bernt Balchen was first and foremost a Polar aviator.
  3. Bernt Balchen was a true American hero who is unknown to most of the American public.
  4. Bernt Balchen was born in Tveit, not far from Kristiansand, on October 23, 1899, and died in the United States in 1973.

Steve Fossett

  1. Steve Fossett is a businessman and pilot who set several aviation records during his lifetime.
  2. Steve Fossett is an American aviator, sailor and adventurer.
  3. Steve Fossett is an aviator best known for his solo circumnavigations.
  4. Steve Fossett is a millionaire who has dedicated his life to setting new aviation records.
  5. Steve Fossett is a 1968 graduate of the Olin School of Business, a distinguished businessman, and well known adventurer.

Louise Thaden

  1. Louise Thaden was the first woman to hold the altitude record, endurance record, and speed record at the same time. (Web site)
  2. Louise Thaden was one of America's most captivating aeronautical record-setters during the late 1920's and 1930's. (Web site)
  3. Louise Thaden was a natural pilot who was hired by Walter Beech to work for Travel Air as a sales person and demonstration pilot in Oakland, California. (Web site)
  4. Louise Thaden was another woman who made significant showings in the trophy races.
  5. Louise Thaden was a natural pilot who was hired by Walter Beech to work for Travel Air as a sales person and demonstration pilot in Oakland , California .


  1. Aviation is one of my other interests, so naturally, I’m gravitating toward Robert Montgomery’s piloting experience.
  2. Aviation was ready by this point to advance rapidly after the war in large part due to the development of jets but there were still problems to overcome. (Web site)


  1. Aviator is also a 1983 computer game by Geoff Crammond .
  2. An aviator is something else.
  3. An aviator is a person who flies aircraft for pleasure or as a profession.
  4. Aviator is the preferred term used for Navy pilots, while USAF and other military aircrew use the term "pilot".
  5. THE AVIATOR is a simple tale of fiction with some amazing insights into myself as a flyer. (Web site)


  1. Ace is also used to refer to non-aviators who have distinguished themselves by sinking ships, destroying tanks, etc.
  2. An Ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat. (Web site)
  3. The price of this rare and outstanding 1938 example of an Ace Whitman kit is $210.00. (Web site)


  1. Acosta was hanging around a bar and nobody knew what time it was. (Web site)
  2. Acosta was married in 1918 but he divorced his first wife in 1920.

Adamowicz Brothers

  1. Adamowicz brothers were possibly the first amateur pilots in the world to make a transatlantic flight.
  2. The Adamowicz brothers were possibly the first amateur pilots in the world to make a transatlantic flight. (Web site)

Albert Scott Crossfield

  1. The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Michael Griffin on the tragic death of famed test pilot Albert Scott Crossfield.
  2. Albert Scott Crossfield?s military career spanned from flight and gunnery instructor to test pilot and record-breaking flyer.
  3. Albert Scott Crossfield held the title of "fastest man alive" in an age when such feats could still capture the attention of the world.
  4. Albert Scott Crossfield [-lbert sk-t kr-sfiled], ameri?ki mornari?ki ?astnik , voja?ki pilot , preizkusni pilot in in?enir , * 2.
  5. Albert Scott Crossfield (October 2, 1921 - April 19, 2006), normally referred to as Scott Crossfield, was an American naval officer, aviator and test pilot.

Alan Shepard

  1. Alan Shepard was always a shrewd businessman, and was the only astronaut to become a millionaire while still in the program. (Web site)

Alaska Aviators

  1. AOPA President Boyer will brief Alaska aviators on this success story.
  2. On Thursday, the FAA told Alaska aviators it was not only reinstating, but expanding, the ADS-B system in the state, Maguire said. (Web site)
  3. On weather, the number-one topic among Alaska aviators: Some 70 percent of respondents believed there were too few weather reporting stations in the state. (Web site)

Alberto Santos-Dumont

  1. Alberto Santos-Dumont was a Brazilian aviation pioneer, deemed the Father of Aviation by his countrymen.
  2. Alberto Santos-Dumont was a wealthy Brazilian aviation pioneer who came to Paris, France, at the age of 18 to live and study.
  3. Alberto Santos-Dumont was another classic aviator honored by his home.
  4. Alberto Santos-Dumont was an important early pioneer of aviation [i]. (Web site)

Albert Plesman

  1. KLM, headed by Dr. Albert Plesman, was an affiliate of DLH, the German Deutsche Luft Hansa, which controlled most of the European continental routes. (Web site)
  2. Dr. Albert Plesman ( 7 September 1889 --- 31 December 1953) was a Dutch pioneer in aviation and co-founder of KLM.

Alcock And Brown

  1. Alcock and Brown were treated as heroes on the completion of their flight.
  2. Alcock and Brown - The first non-stop flight across the Atlantic in a heavier-than-air aircraft. (Web site)
  3. Alcock and Brown were knighted by King George V and awarded the Northcliffe prize by the Secretary of State for War and Air, Winston Churchill. (Web site)
  4. Alcock and Brown were the first to fly the Atlantic non-stop in June, 1919. (Web site)
  5. Alcock and Brown - The first nonstop flight across the Atlantic in a heavier-than-air aircraft. (Web site)

Amelia Earhart

  1. Amelia Earhart is a fascinating figure. (Web site)
  2. Amelia Earhart is a hero someone can look up to because as you already know, she was the first woman pilot of an airplane in all of history.
  3. Amelia Earhart is a very good book.
  4. Amelia Earhart is the most celebrated aviatrix in history and was one of the most famous women of her time. (Web site)
  5. Amelia Earhart was a famous aviator. (Web site)

Albert Boyd

  1. Albert Boyd was a pioneering test pilot for the United States Air Force.

Amy Johnson

  1. AMY JOHNSON was an unremarkable woman who led a remarkable life.
  2. Amy Johnson - the complete aviator.
  3. Amy Johnson is a big fan of games, despite some reservations.
  4. Amy Johnson is a news reporter and anchor for Boston's NBC affiliate, WHDH. Her husband, George Huggins, is a Marine Captain currently serving in Iraq.
  5. Amy Johnson is a phenomenal writer and graphics designer.


  1. The article was published in Popular Mechanics magazine that year. (Web site)
  2. The article was written before the legal process was complete, and it cited the decision and commentary of one judge in one aspect of the case. (Web site)

American Ace

  1. Edward V. Rickenbacker, who would go on to be the leading American ace of World War I, records his first solo victory, downing a German Pfalz.
  2. His next aerial victory would come on January 2, 1967, making him the only American ace to record victories in nonconsecutive wars.

American Aviators

  1. The American aviators were recruited in New York by agents of the two warring factions in Spain. (Web site)


  1. Aviators are people who fly aircraft either for pleasure or for a job.
  2. Aviators is a work from exact blueprints, the majority of our replicas are sculptured by our master craftsmen, from select specially treated mahogany wood. (Web site)
  3. The Aviators is a high flying pop-rock band with strong vocals and excellent musicianship.
  4. Aviators are sunglasses with an oversized teardrop-shaped lens and thin metal frames. (Web site)
  5. Aviators are trained on the pressure demand breathing method in an altitude chamber. (Web site)

Anakin Skywalker

  1. May 12, 2000 -- Hayden Christensen, a 19-year-old Canadian actor, has been selected as the new Anakin Skywalker for Episodes II and.
  2. Darth Vader (41 BBY - 4 ABY), born Anakin Skywalker, is a fictional tragic hero in the Star Wars films, and ultimately the central character of the series. (Web site)

Aviator Sunglasses

  1. Aviator sunglasses are a type of sunglasses that were developed by Ray-Ban in 1937.
  2. Aviator sunglasses are a style of sunglasses that were developed by Ray-Ban in 1937. (Web site)
  3. Aviator sunglasses are characterized by their oval shaped lenses that narrow towards the bridge of the nose.
  4. Aviator sunglasses were designed in 1936 for military use.

Angelina Jolie

  1. Angelina Jolie is an American film actress, former fashion model and Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency. (Web site)

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

  1. Anne Morrow Lindbergh was the first woman to earn a glider pilot's license. (Web site)


  1. The award was established in 1926 by Clifford B. Harmon, a wealthy balloonist and aviator. (Web site)
  2. The award was established on April 16, 1934.
  3. The award was made in recognition of Hughes' recent flight around the world.
  4. Award: The Purple Heart is awarded for combat action only, to any member of the Armed Forces killed or wounded in an armed conflict.
  5. Award: The award is a ribbon award with accompanying citation. (Web site)

Anthony Fokker

  1. Anthony Fokker was building a trimotor for Commander Bryd and a Bellanca monoplane was being built to carry two by the Columbia Aircraft Company. (Web site)
  2. Anthony Fokker was building a trimotor for Commander Bryd and a Bellanca monoplane was being constructed to carry two by the Columbia Aircraft Company.

Apollo Soucek

  1. Apollo Soucek was a United States Navy Naval Aviator, who became a test pilot in the 1920s.


  1. The balloon was powered by a wood fire, and was not steerable: that is, it flew wherever the wind took it.
  2. The balloon was powered by a wood fire, and was uncontrolled, that is, it flew wherever the wind took it. (Web site)

Arthur Whitten Brown

  1. John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown were inspired to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight. (Web site)
  2. Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown, in a modified Vimy IV, made the first non-stop aerial crossing of the Atlantic. (Web site)
  3. John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown were two British fliers and the first people to fly an aircraft non-stop across the Atlantic ocean. (Web site)


  1. Robur remained impassible, and continued: "There is no progress for your aerostats, my citizen balloonists; progress is for flying machines.
  2. His grandfather Auguste Piccard, and father Jacques Piccard were noted balloonists and inventors. (Web site)
  3. The occupation of aviator appeared on the 1910 census as aeronauts, classified as showmen, a group that also included athletes and balloonists.

Art Scholl

  1. Top Gun was dedicated to the memory of Art Scholl. (Web site)
  2. Renowned aerobatic pilot Art Scholl, 53, was hired to do in-flight camera work for the film. (Web site)
  3. Another Art Scholl signature was his dog, "Aileron", who occasionally flew in the Super Chipmunk's cockpit with Scholl in his air show performances.

Beate Uhse

  1. Beate Uhse was the youngest of three children of the farmer Otto K-stlin and the doctor Magarete K-stlin (one of the first five female doctors in Germany).

Art Smith

  1. By 1915, pioneer aviator Art Smith was as celebrated as any movie star might be today. (Web site)
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Bert Acosta

  1. In 1936 Eddie with Bert Acosta and three other pilots, enlisted in the Yankee Escadrille of the Loyalist Air Corps in Spain. (Web site)
  2. There are about ten Americans flying in Spain, all of them for the Loyalists, the only two New Yorkers are Bert Acosta, and Eddie Schneider.
  3. Also aboard were Bert Acosta and Bernt Balchen as relief pilots and Lieutenant George O. Noville as flight engineer & wireless radio operator. (Web site)


  1. Boyington was a flamboyant commander, a darling of war reporters, and was called Pappy because he was a decade older than most of his pilots. (Web site)
  2. Boyington was a tough, hard-living character who was known for being unorthodox. (Web site)
  3. Boyington was an absentee father to three children by his first wife. (Web site)
  4. Boyington was found alive when his camp was liberated on August 28, 1945. (Web site)
  5. Boyington was known as Greg Hallenbeck while attending the University of Washington. (Web site)


  1. In September, she was assigned, along with other women (including Katya Budanova), to the 437th IAP, fighting over Stalingrad.
  2. Lilya Litvyak and Ekaterina Budanova both flew with the 586th. (Web site)
  3. With 12 victories, she is one of the world's only two female fighter aces, along with Katya Budanova. (Web site)

Barrington Irving

  1. Well we have all heard of Barrington Irving by now and what he has accomplished by being the first black man to fly around the world.
  2. Barrington Irving, the other co-chair of Friday's event, said he was impressed with Fossett, whom he met once.
  3. Barrington Irving built the plane himself with donated parts and money with a cost of $400,000.


  1. Byrd was a superior organizer and expedition fund-raiser and should receive credit for this.
  2. Byrd was also invaluable in the long campaign of Naval aviators to establish a Bureau of Aeronautics. (Web site)
  3. Byrd was interested in the flight, albeit for simply scientific purposes. (Web site)
  4. Byrd was one of several aviators who attempted to win the Orteig Prize in 1927 for making the first nonstop flight between the United States and France. (Web site)


  1. Twenty-seven issues later, Detective Comics would introduce Batman.
  2. Updated 195 days 8 hours Reginald Denny in his final acting role as Commodore Schmidlapp in Batman: The Movie. (Web site)

Charles Lindbergh

  1. Charles Lindbergh is a recipient of the Medal of Honor.
  2. Charles Lindbergh was motivated to make his historic flight by a prize that helped open the future of aviation, said Erik Lindbergh in a press statement.
  3. Charles Lindbergh was not a daredevil and did not make the flight solely to pocket the $25,000 prize money.
  4. Charles Lindbergh was only 25 years old when he made his historic non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. (Web site)
  5. Charles Lindbergh was selected as Time Magazine 's " Man of the Year " in 1927, the first holder of that title.

Behind Enemy Lines

  1. Special reconnaissance is the reconnaissance sub-activity of clandestinely collecting data and information by people and with technology behind enemy lines.
  2. Observation and pursuit planes supported ground forces, while the other two-thirds of the aerial force bombed and strafed behind enemy lines.

Benjamin Delahauf Foulois

  1. The papers of Benjamin Delahauf Foulois, military officer and pioneer aviator, were deeded to the Library of Congress in 1951 by Foulois.
  2. The papers of Benjamin Delahauf Foulois were arranged and described in 1968.
  3. The status of copyright in the unpublished writings of Benjamin Delahauf Foulois is governed by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Ben Abruzzo

  1. Ben Abruzzo was an American hot air balloonist and businessman.


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