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Tom Attridge F-11 Grumman

How Did A Fighter Plane Accidentally Shoot Itself?

The Grumman F-11 Tiger was a supersonic, single-seat carrier-based fighter aircraft used by the United States Navy in the 1950s and 1960s. It was originally tagged as the F11F Tiger in April 1955 but was renamed the F-11 Tiger under the 1962 United States Tri-Service aircraft designation system. While the F-11 Tiger is a remarkable …

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Bill Nye the Sciecne Guy

What Did Bill Nye Invent for 747 Airliners?

American mechanical engineer, science communicator, and television presenter, Bill Nye began his career as a mechanical engineer for Boeing in Seattle. He is also a well-known inventor. But did you know, before he became a celebrity, he invented something for the 747 airliners?  Bill Nye, famously known as the Science Guy, used to work with …

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B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay

How Much Did It Cost to Develop the B-29 Superfortress?

The B-29 was one of the most technologically advanced planes during World War II. It had several innovative technologies such as remote-controlled weapons. Crewmen could also crawl between the fore and aft crew areas, which were pressurized and connected by a long tube over the bomb bays. With such an advanced flying machine, it would …

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When Was Orville Wright’s Last Flight?

The Wright brothers are considered the most influential personalities in aviation history. Their creative and technological minds paved the way to revolutionize transportation everywhere. The brothers dedicated their adult lives to working towards their dream of building a flying machine. They strived hard to achieve their goal. But did you ever wonder if the brothers …

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