1882: The World’s First Licensed Female Pilot is Born — Transportation History


August 22, 1882 French aviation pioneer Raymonde de Laroche was born in Paris. While originally known as Élise Raymonde Deroche, she adopted Raymonde de Laroche as her name by the time she turned 20 and had begun an acting career. She enjoyed playing sports as a child, but as a young adult, she acquired an […]

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1889: An Argentinian Pilot is Born — Transportation History


August 15, 1889 Argentine aviation pioneer Carolina (Carola) Elena Lorenzini was born in Buenos Aires. She became a tremendously gifted athlete whose wide range of pursuits included rowing, cycling, tennis, hockey, horseback riding, and track and field. It was flying, though, that ultimately became Lorenzini’s greatest passion. In 1933, Lorenzini began taking flight lessons at […]

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The First Airmail Flight Across Australia Took Just Over Two Days — Transportation History


July 18, 1914 French pilot Maurice Guillaux achieved a major aviation record by completing the first official airmail flight in Australia. Guillaux began the Sydney-bound flight aboard a Bleriot XI monoplane on July 16 at 9:12 a.m., taking to the skies from the showgrounds in the Melbourne suburb of Flemington. Guillaux made landings at Seymour and […]

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Urban Air Mobility Market Estimated to Reach $15.2 Billion by 2030 – Detailed Report by MarketsandMarkets™ — Aerospace & Defense


According to the new market research report on the “Urban Air Mobility Market by Component (Infrastructure (Charging Stations, Vertiports, Traffic Management), Platform (Air Taxi, Personal Air Vehicle, Cargo Air Vehicle, Air Ambulance)), Operation, Range, and Region – Global Forecast to 2030“, MarketsandMarkets: The urban air mobility market is projected to grow from USD 5.3 billion in 2018 […]

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Best Aviation and Aerospace Museums — Scott Beale Aviation


Interested in aviation? Books and articles are great ways to learn more, but one of the best ways is to visit a museum to get some hands-on experience! Not only are museums more engaging, but they also provide you with invaluable experiential learning through seeing and doing. Museums exist to feed our curiosity and educate […]

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