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Six 'pioneers' to join aviation hall of fame - AOPA - 0 views

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    "Six aviation trail-blazers including the first female U.S. jet airline captain, an Apollo astronaut, an air racer, a record-setting test pilot, and a pair of brothers renowned for aircraft design innovation will be enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2014. "
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10 Engineers Who Changed the Course of History : Scientia Blogger - 0 views

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    "it was probably an engineer who created the wheel, and you know an engineer was instrumental in erecting the Pyramids. Unfortunately, no record exists of stone age engineers, but here is a list of 10 Engineers Who Changed the Course of History."
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    "The Higgs Boson - Born on the 4th of July Classroom Poster"
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Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, Long Island, NY 11530 * 516-572-4111 - 0 views

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    "Long Island's Air and Space Museum

    Dedicated to preserving Long Island's rich aerospace heritage of discovery and to inspiring future generations through science and technology."
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Lockheed Constellation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    "Lockheed Constellation ("Connie") is a propeller-driven airliner built by Lockheed Corporation between 1943 and 1958 at its Burbank, California, facility. A total of 856 aircraft were produced in numerous models,"
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Photo Gallery -                                       Triple Tails     - 0 views

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    "The Armagnac was a cantilever mid-wing monoplane with retractable tricycle landing gear designed for transatlantic service. A number of versions were planned from a 60-passenger "sleeping berth" version to 84-passenger, 108-passenger and 160-passenger versions.
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75 Years Since the Hindenburg Disaster - In Focus - The Atlantic - 0 views

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    Some rarely seen pictures and an original newsreel (link on pic 22) of the Hindenburg and the 1937 disaster. Over the years people have seen parts of the Hindenburg but nothing like this one.
    These photographs are truly amazing.
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What is Aviation Archaeology? - 0 views

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    "Aviation archaeology is primarily the locating and documenting of old aircraft crash sites. It focuses on the preservation of these sites and of the history surrounding the activities that caused them. There are many ways to preserve crash sites and their history. However, a major barrier that stands in the way is a lack of knowledge on the part of the public and land managers."
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6 talks to watch this Moon Day | TED Blog - 0 views

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    "To celebrate Moon Day, catch up on the latest in lunar exploration and space travel. The ideas worth sharing here are the first steps in the next giant leap for mankind."
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The Best Resources For "Moon Day" | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day… - 0 views

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    "anniversary of Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon, and apparently it is celebrated as Moon Day (that was news to me).
    Here are some previously-posted "The Best…" lists that are related to the moon"
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These Really Exist: Giant Concrete Arrows That Point Your Way Across America ... - 0 views

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    "The Postal Service solved the problem with the world's first ground-based civilian navigation system: a series of lit beacons that would extend from New York to San Francisco. Every ten miles, pilots would pass a bright yellow concrete arrow. Each arrow would be surmounted by a 51-foot steel tower and lit by a million-candlepower rotating beacon. (A generator shed at the tail of each arrow powered the beacon.) Now mail could get from the Atlantic to the Pacific not in a matter of weeks, but in just 30 hours or so."
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The First Transcontinental Day/Night - 0 views

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    "pilot and biplane, carrying 350 pounds of mail bound first for Cleveland then for points west, as far as San Francisco, disappeared into the early morning gloom. The time was 6:14 a.m. The place, Hazelhurst Field, Mineola, Long Island, and the date, February 22, l921. Ten minutes earlier mail pilot Elmer G. Leonhardt also had taken off from the same field. On the other side of the continent, U.S. Air Mail Service pilots Farr Nutter and Raymond J. Little lifted their de Havillands from San Francisco heading east toward the sun, much of their commemorative airmail addressed to New York."
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The Case of the Mysterious Biplane | TRUE AIRSPEED - 0 views

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    "That would place our photo likely before 1929 (before the logo would have picked up Eastern Air Transport and be painted on the Mailwing). "
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Statue of Liberty - Frederic Bartholdi - Great Buildings Architecture - 0 views

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    "Building Type monumental statue and observation tower
    Construction System iron frame, copper cladding
    Climate temperate
    Context island, urban waterfront
    Style neoclassical realistic sculpture"
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Modern Marvels The Statue of Liberty - YouTube - 0 views

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    "Modern Marvels The Statue of Liberty "
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STATUE of LIBERTY Science and Engineering - YouTube - 0 views

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    "STATUE of LIBERTY Science and Engineering "
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EAA Young Eagles - This Day in Aviation - 0 views

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    something new every day
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PBS - Chasing the Sun - Innovators - 0 views

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    people in aviation history
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Jair Dynast - Art of Invention - 0 views

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    "New rap music video is a tribute to the accomplishments of African-American inventors and their contributions to our society. Many of their inventions were so revolutionary that they have made significant changes to thousands of lives and will continue to do so for many decades. Malvern rapper, Jair Dynast is determined to spark debate about the negative stereotypes of hip hop culture and change attitudes by quietly inspiring youngsters that experience adversity. Be sure to watch the high quality version hip hop video.

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    Music
    License

    Standard YouTube License

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History of Flight - A Look At The History of Flight. - 0 views

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    "The history of flight has a long and storied road. For many centuries, humans have tried to fly just like the birds. We have studied the flight of birds in order to mimic their actions."
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