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Pilot Briefing: New York to Tokyo in two hours

Pilot Magazine | Jul 01, 2013

If Richard Lugg has his way, the next generation of supersonic civilian aircraft will shoot through the sky powered by engines that turn out a massive electrical charge, much of it converted into thrust with megawatts left over to silence the sonic boom.

Detroit Tuskegee Airmen Glider Club on a mission

Article | Mar 12, 2013

The Detroit Tuskegee Airmen Glider Club, which operates under the auspices of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum, flies its three Schweizer SGM 2-37 motorgliders donated by the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Student essay contest honors Tuskegee Airmen

Article | Jan 24, 2013

For the third year, Fantasy of Flight is sponsoring a student essay contest that honors the Tuskegee Airmen, the nation's first African-American military aviators. The contest is being held in conjunction with an appearance by several original Tuskegee Airmen Feb. 7 through 9 to kick off the museum's celebration of Black History Month.

Oceanside renames airport to honor former Tuskegee Airman

Advocacy | Jan 08, 2013

California’s Oceanside City council has renamed Oceanside Municipal Airport to honor former Tuskegee Airman Bob Maxwell for his efforts to save the facility from closure in 2006.

Former Cessna chair, Tuskegee CFI to join hall of fame

Article | Dec 19, 2012

A former Cessna chairman who used money from air racing prizes to meet payroll during the Depression is among the inductees to the National Aviation Hall of Fame, the board of trustees announced Dec. 17.

‘Red Tails’ Mustang entices Oshkosh bidders

Article | Jun 29, 2012

EAA AirVenture 2012 will feature a "Red Tails" Mustang, and it's not what you may think. A polished aluminum and silver chrome custom 2013 Ford Mustang up for auction at the show evokes the distinctive P-51 Mustangs flown by the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II, but this one-of-a-kind creation was born for the roads.

Film tributes to Tuskegee Airmen debut in January

Article | Jan 04, 2012

A pair of film tributes will debut in January paying homage to aviators who risked everything for a country that refused to let them eat at the same lunch counters or ride at the front of a bus.