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Pilot Encounters with Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons
Aviation Oil Outlet on Nov 20th 2017

Picture this: you're a pilot, cruising through the air when suddenly an unknown object appears in yo…
Aviation History
Aviation Mysteries: STENDEC Transmissions
Aviation Oil Outlet on Nov 15th 2017

Morse code has saved countless lives over time. This method uses a series of sounds, lights, and cli…
General Aviation
All About Aircraft De-icing
Aviation Oil Outlet on Nov 1st 2017

It's that time of year again! The weather is cooling, our car windows are frosted over and so are th…
General Aviation
The Story of the B-17 -Swamp Ghost-
Aviation Oil Outlet on Oct 30th 2017

Papua New Guinea has seen its share of plane crashes, as well as its share of war buffs hunting for …
General Aviation
What's the Deal with Crosswind Landings?
Aviation Oil Outlet on Oct 25th 2017

After touching down on the runway from a flight, you may have experienced a rather bumpy landing--an…
General Aviation
Why Does a Witch Ride a Broomstick (and not a 747)?
Aviation Oil Outlet on Oct 24th 2017

This is one burning question, people. What events led to witches riding around on brooms? Why didn't…
General Aviation
The Mystery of the Goodyear Ghost Blimp
Aviation Oil Outlet on Oct 18th 2017

Between 1942 and 1945, the U.S. Navy received more than 150 airships for the war effort. The militar…
Aviation History
V-280 Valor to Replace Black Hawk Helicopter
Aviation Oil Outlet on Oct 16th 2017

The importance of military helicopters is monumental. They perform rescue missions, partake in speci…
General Aviation
The Famous Douglas DC-3 Wreck on Sólheimasandur Beach
Aviation Oil Outlet on Oct 9th 2017

The Douglas DC-3 is one of the most significant transport aircraft ever made. Since its introduction…
General Aviation