Plane Sight – Searching For Amelia Earhart

Plane Sight – Searching For Amelia Earhart

Editor's Note: This article excerpt originally appeared in The Weekend Australian Magazine. In the autumn of 1945, a troop of young Australian soldiers was trudging through the muddy rainforests of New Britain, an island in the east of what is now Papua New Guinea. In...

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My Vision for Gazing Skyward TV

My Vision for Gazing Skyward TV

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...

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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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Ford Trimotor: World’s First Modern Airliner

Ford Trimotor: World’s First Modern Airliner

    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 airlines from...

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