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October 15, 1884: Arch Hoxsey, pioneer aviator, was born (d. 1910). Hoxsey was amongst one of the first Wright pilots to fly the Wrights’ new Model B aircraft after having been trained by Orville on the model A-B which was a transitional aircraft.

October Arch Hoxsey, pioneer aviator, was born (d. Hoxsey was amongst one of the first Wright pilots to fly the Wrights’ new Model B aircraft after having been trained by Orville on the model A-B which was a transitional aircraft.

October 15, 1915: Orville Wright sells the Wright Company to a group of New York investors. The Wright Company was founded in 1909 by Orville and his late brother Wilbur Wright.

October Orville Wright sells the Wright Company to a group of New York investors. The Wright Company was founded in 1909 by Orville and his late brother Wilbur Wright.

C-17

“ Ready to Refuel Members of the Air Refueling Squadron conduct air refueling operations with a Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

January 2, 1880: Birth of Louis Charles Breguet, French aircraft designer and builder, one of the early aviation pioneers.

January Birth of Louis Charles Breguet, French aircraft designer and builder, one of the early aviation pioneers.

January 20, 1889: Birth of Allan Haines Loughead, later changed to Allan Haines Lockheed, American aviation pioneer and engineer. He formed the Alco Hydro-Aeroplane Company along with his brother, Malcolm Loughead that became Lockheed Corporation.

January Birth of Allan Haines Loughead, later changed to Allan Haines Lockheed, American aviation pioneer and engineer. He formed the Alco Hydro-Aeroplane Company along with his brother, Malcolm Loughead that became Lockheed Corporation.

The day after Fay Gillis Wells soloed, she was forced to parachute from the experimental aircraft she piloted during a test flight.  After earning her pilots license in 1929, Curtis Wright hired her to demonstrate and sell his airplanes.

The day after Fay Gillis Wells soloed, she was forced to parachute from the experimental aircraft she piloted during a test flight. After earning her pilots license in Curtis Wright hired her to demonstrate and sell his airplanes.

MIG 29 by Frank Hermann

after a long day flying display at the Berlin Air show, the tired MIG is waiting for departure now.

Desperation: 2nd Lt David C. Cox, seen centre with fellow soldiers, traded his precious ring for two chocolate bars while being held at a POW camp

Incredible journey of U.S. airman's aviator ring that was swapped with an Italian POW for a bar of chocolate and traded by a Russian soldier for a night's sleep... but has now found its way home

Desperation: Lt David C. Cox, seen centre with fellow soldiers, traded his precious ring for two chocolate bars while being held at a POW camp

U.S. Air Force Capt. Sheila Carlson

USAF pilot Sheila Carlson talks on the radio on the ground at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.

November 14, 1935: Prototype Noorduyn Norseman was tested at Pointe aux Trembles, Quebec by WJ McDonough. This was the first all-Canadian designed bush aircraft.

November Prototype Noorduyn Norseman was tested at Pointe aux Trembles, Quebec by WJ McDonough. This was the first all-Canadian designed bush aircraft.

Man and women working together at Douglas aircraft plant Long Beach California ca. 1942.

Man And Women Working Together Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Man and women joining in producing a vital military aircraft at the big Douglas plant in Long Beach, Calif.

this shot.. damn. grumman just off the ocean deck.

Film Shot- people arrive to an isolated area who impact of the life of the character who was in the water, previously unencumbered

Chicago-O'Hare Airport's (KORD) new runway, 10R-28L, is now open. Aviation Universe is located in downtown Bensenville off the southwest corner of the field, by the new runway. It is now a prime location for Aircraft Spotters!

Chicago-O'Hare Airport's (KORD) new runway, is now open. Aviation Universe is located in downtown Bensenville off the southwest corner of the field, by the new runway. It is now a prime location for Aircraft Spotters!

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