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Aviation History: May 2000 Letters

Goodyear Duck FactsRegarding the query in the "Letters" department of your January 2000 issue, the Goodyear GA-2 Duck was built by the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation at Akron,...
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Aviation History: January 2000 Letters

Biplane Oversight In the "Enduring Heritage" article in the July 1999 issue, the author describes the Boeing Model 226/P-26A Peashooter as the only fighter built by Boeing. That is not true. It was...
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Aviation History: November 2000 Letters

CorrectionThe painting used on the cover of the July 2000 issue of Aviation History, Robert Taylor's Home Run, was incorrectly credited in the table of contents. The cover...
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Aviation History: July ’99 From the Editor

The birthplace of aviation--Dayton, Ohio--offers several enticements for aviation history buffs. Our March editorial about the U.S. Air Force Museum at Dayton, Ohio, sparked responses from two other aviation...
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Aviation History: January ’99 From the Editor

Marine ace Marion Carl survived WWII combat only to die as a result of a random act of senseless violence. An editor is expected to be able to summon at will the best phrase to describe any situation. But the...

Aviation History: November ’99 From the Editor

Retired Vice Admiral Donald D. Engen, 75, a friend, a mentor and a founding member of this magazine's advisory board, died on July 13. He was flying with his friend and longtime pilot William Ivans, soaring...
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Aviation History: September ’99 From the Editor

Now may be an appropriate time to renew the leadership lessons of the past. Our faith in, and our willingness to follow, our many leaders has been at a low ebb for long enough. We should be looking for ways...
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Aviation History: March ’98 From the Editor

As memories of WWII dim, let's notforget the reasons we recognized thosewho served on our behalf.Thank you. Now, how often does your boss, spouse, kid, customer, or anyone else thank you for doing what they...
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Aviation History: May ’98 From the Editor

Those who want to be 'history literate' study notonly aviation hardware but also the people whomake it run.The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) recently honored six people who have contributed to the...
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Aviation History: November ’98 From the Editor

While the world celebrates several golden anniversaries, we pause to acknowledge a 50th of another sort. The golden anniversary of events during and at the conclusion of World War II was attended by a series...