Aviation History

June 19, 2009

The Golden Years and Technology – Part Three – The Clippers of Pan Am – June 19, 2009

It’s Friday again, and I am continuing with the series on the airplanes that made commercial aviation possible. This week it is my favorite airplanes of all time---the flying boats. However, because there is so much good information out there on Pan Am and the Clippers, I chose to copy verbatim certain articles and gave credit to each source used. As always I would like all aviators to connect with their roots and one of the ways they can do that is by using the “Third Dimension Blog” as a resource.

June 12, 2009

The Golden Years and Technology – Part Two – The Douglas Airliners – June 12, 2009

This Friday we are continuing with our series on the airplanes that made commercial aviation possible and this week we talk about the greatest airliner of all time. As always I would like all aviators to connect with their roots and one of the ways they can do that is by using the “Third Dimension Blog” as a resource.

June 5, 2009

The Golden Years and Technology – Part One – The Boeing 247 Airliner – June 05,2009

This week will start a new series on the “Golden Years and Technology”. Last time we were talking about pay and stability for aviation professionals during this time period, but now I will share information about airplanes and how a few specific models made commercial aviation, as we know it, possible. As always, I would like all aviators to connect with their roots and one of the ways they can do that is by using the “Third Dimension Blog” as a resource.

May 22, 2009

The Birth of Regulation – Part Two – The Birth of the Civil Aeronautics Board – May 22, 2009

We continue with the micromanagement of public corporations and will wrap it up and move forward next week with a subject much more interesting. That having been said I would like all aviators to connect with their roots and one of the ways they can do that is by using the “Third Dimension Blog” as a resource.

May 15, 2009

The Birth of Regulation – Part One The Birth of the Civil Aeronautics Board – May 15, 2009

Regulation, or should I say the micromanagement of public corporations by elected officials for personal gain, is and continues to be a major block in the success of aviation in the 21st century; however, let’s revisit the beginnings.
May 8, 2009

The Golden Years Job Security – Protected Seniority – Retirement – May 08 2009

The time period 1935 to 1965 saw the US involved in three armed conflicts, World War Two, Korea and Vietnam, so Golden Years may be a bit of a misnomer; however, when you look simply at aviation That having been said I would like all aviators to connect with their roots and one of the ways they can do that is by using the “Third Dimension Blog” as a resource.