On this date in 1953, Oscoda Air Force Base is officially designated Paul B. Wurtsmith Air Force Base. Major General Wurtsmith was from Detroit Michigan and a World War II […]
Remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001.
On 29 September 1965, ten years after it entered service, the first operational Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, RB-52B-15-BO 52-8711, was retired to the Strategic Aerospace Museum, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. […]
On October 14, 1947, A booming thunder roared across the clear skies of the Mojave Desert, as U.S. Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager flew an experimental rocket-powered plane faster than […]
18 October 1922: At Selfridge Field, near Mount Clemens, Michigan, Assistant Chief of the Air Service Brigadier General William Mitchell set a Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) World Absolute Speed Record flying a […]