A lot has changed in aviation media over the past decade. Along with this change, how “we” access our news has also changed. This change is especially true for the younger generation. It is becoming less and less common for people to visit the homepage of...read more
There is very little known about a search project based out of Australia that has been searching for the Amelia Earhart Lockheed Electra aircraft missing since July 1937. Theories about Amelia Earhart abound Although there are a few theories concerning the...read more
Over the past few weeks I have been thinking about the direction Gazing Skyward TV should take next. I have decided to provide more opportunity for the community to participate. I know there are others out there that have more expertise on specific aviation topics...read more
First Across the Atlantic When we are asked about who was the first pilot to cross the Atlantic Ocean, the answer usually is Charles Lindbergh. While that is a correct answer, he was not the first to do so. He was the first pilot to navigate across the ocean from New...read more
Henry Ford continued his quest to revolutionize travel by introducing the world to air travel. The Ford Trimotor became the world’s first all-metal airliner. By the end of the Ford Trimotor’s commercial career, it had served well over 100...
Edward Henry “Butch” O’Hare was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Edward Joseph and Selma O’Hare on March 13th, 1914. Butch had two sisters, Patricia and Marilyn. In 1927, their parents divorced and their dad moved to Chicago while their mother...read more
On March 12th, 1998 the first free-flight of the X-38 (CRV) was accomplished. The X-38 was developed from the Martin Marietta X-24, a lifting body design pioneered by Dryden Flight Research Center in the 1960s and 1970s. The goal of the X-38 project was to provide a...read more