11 Military Aircraft Nickname Origins

11 Military Aircraft Nickname Origins

What’s In A (Nick)Name? What’s in a nickname? If you had a chance to give yourself a nickname what would it be? Would your nickname be a result of shortening your given name? For instance, Abby may be short for Abilene, Cal for Calvin, Annie for Anastasia, or...
15 Marine Corps Aviation Historical Facts

15 Marine Corps Aviation Historical Facts

Eager to get into the sky, a young man’s infatuation with flight carries him to a small field of the Philadelphia Naval Yard. He runs up and down the makeshift airstrip trying to get his small aircraft he rented for $25 a month, off the ground. The closest he gets is...