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The DC-9

Forty-six years ago today, the DC-9 flew for the very first time.  Douglas Aircraft began researching the need for short- to medium-range airliners in the late 1950s.  The original thought was to design a smaller version of their popular DC-8, … Continue reading

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Ernest K. Gann

If you are a pilot and you enjoy reading, I hope you have a chance to read some of Ernest K. Gann’s works.  If you want to have a sense of aeronautical history coupled with vicarious learning about flying, you … Continue reading

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