First Across the Atlantic

First Across the Atlantic

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...

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X-38’s First Free Flight

X-38’s First Free Flight

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...

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