Author Archives: aeroadmin

The air museum’s Spad has wings

Both violins and vintage aircraft are made with wood carefully carved into a specific shape, and wire that has to be balanced in a certain range of tautness. Continue reading

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To shoot a balloon

Why did observation balloons count in aces’ scores? Continue reading

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Stratofortress! B-52 t-shirt design for Wings Over the Rockies

Denver’s Wings Over the Rockies museum is ordering t-shirts in Ewan’s B-52 design for their Gateway to Flight Grand Opening. Continue reading

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Eddie Rickenbacker and the Ivy Leagues

Decisiveness is vital; intelligence is just a bonus. Continue reading

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Update on the new line of aircraft t-shirt designs

When people visit Los Alamos, they just want to buy things with mushroom clouds on them. Continue reading

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World War One history lesson in a Nieuport airplane

“The first equalizer was the 15-meter Nieuport” Continue reading

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Replica aircraft that fly: the Spad XIII

“I hurried to the field. There they were, three beauties.” Continue reading

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P-51 Mustang according to Eddie Rickenbacker

“I had never heard such enthusiasm for an airplane. I looked at it, and it was beautiful.” Continue reading

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Art for aircraft’s sake

It’s art not only for the pilot but also for the maintenance man, the engineer, and the 10-year-old who just loves airplanes. Continue reading

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Germany’s open secret

“Knowing the German mentality, I did not find it at all strange that they were telling me, an American, their plans to lick the world.” Continue reading

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