Tag Archives: Neil Armstrong

The Problem with Time

Forty-three years ago today, the United States put man on the moon. It is amazing to think that much time has passed. Even more astonishing is the rate at which time is now flying. I stood in the passageway at … Continue reading

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We Choose to Go to the Moon

(Found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g25G1M4EXrQ.) When I was a child, I heard these words spoken by a President who dared to dream; by a man who said we would be on the moon by the end of the decade. Many thought he … Continue reading

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Fighting FIVE Takes the US Navy into the Jet Age

Sixty-three years ago today, Fighter Squadron FIVE became the first Navy squadron to land jet fighters aboard an aircraft carrier.  On March 10, 1948, they took their brand new North American FJ-1 Fury jets to sea to land aboard the … Continue reading

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First Flight

If you are a pilot, or if you are not but have a serious interest in history, you owe it to yourself to visit First Flight on the outer banks in North Carolina.  This is the place where the Wright … Continue reading

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