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Aviation History

The Worlds First Jetliners

The invention of the jet engine revolutionized air travel. Not only could jet airplanes travel much faster than planes with piston engines, they could also climb faster and fly higher. However, there were also two disadvantages. Jet engines had high operating temperatures and consumed great amounts of fuel. Related Article – 5 Best Low Time Read More…

first female aviators
Aviation History

Equal Flying Rights for Women – The First Female Aviators

Women have been involved with aviation since the Wright Brothers’ first brief flight in 1903. Although Katherine Wright didn’t fly with her brothers until 1909, she supported them both financially and emotionally, eventually becoming their social manager in Europe, and knew everything about the workings of their early airplanes. Blanche Scott claimed to be the Read More…