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Katherine Stinson and the Early Age of Flight


Katherine Stinson (1891-1977) is not exactly a household name, but there was a time when she was the face of women in aviation in America. An early enthusiast of aviation, Katherine Stinson learned to fly from pioneering flyer Max Lillie at … Continue reading

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Bert Acosta and the “Golden Age of Flight”


You have to love Bert Acosta (1895-1954), an aviation pioneer who became famous for his talent and his misbehavior in pre-World War II aviation. His quest for speed, which was always a part of Acosta’s daredevil psyche, led him both to piloting advanced aircraft … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theories in Aerospace History: A Lesson in Critical Thinking for the Internet Age


Check out the educational webinar that I participated in on Friday, October 28. “Conspiracy Theories in Aerospace History: A Lesson in Critical Thinking for the Internet Age” brought together several curators from the National Air and Space Museum, an educator … Continue reading

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