Messages from the road: National Flight 93 Memorial

Flight 93 Memorial: The design of the Flight 93 Memorial and adjacent museum is a work of art. Shown are visitors as they walk on the ‘Flight Path’ catwalk at the memorial. The dark gray walkway leads to a view of the crash site about a quarter mile and down …

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The tragic death of pioneer aviator Amy Johnson

Most readers are familiar with the name of Amy Johnson, the pioneering English aviator, but perhaps less so the details of her untimely death. Amy was the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia. She also flew solo or with her husband, Jim Mollison, to set many long …

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Navy Blue Quietly Rolls Out First Maternity Flight Suits

The Navy welcomed its first female aviators in 1974. Just 47 years later, it offers pregnant pilots a flight suit to suit them. The service quietly handed over the first maternity flight suit to Lt. Cmdr. Jacqueline Nordan, head of the mobilization program in the Naval Air Force Reserve, as …

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