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fun facts about aviation

The Sky’s the Limit: Fun Facts About Aviation

The Sky’s the Limit: Fun Facts About Aviation The Wright Flyer was considered the first real airplane. It was the result of four years of research and design by the Wright brothers, and it was the foundation of airplane designs that followed. When World War I broke out in...

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Young Eagles® Program Is All About Flight

What is it like to fly in a small plane and look down at your hometown? Some kids in Northwest Arkansas have discovered that thrill through the Young Eagles® flight introduction program. Launched in 1992, the Young Eagles® program has dedicated more than 25 years to giving youth ages...

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national aviation day

Up, Up, & Away! August 19th is National Aviation Day!

On August 19, Americans celebrate National Aviation Day. It’s a great day to learn more about airplanes and aviation. In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt first proclaimed that August 19 would be National Aviation Day.  Why August 19? Because that’s Orville Wright’s birthday. Orville, along with his brother Wilbur,...

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