About Kayleigh DeMace

Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. While some argue that reading a book is the greatest form of travel—and while she agrees with this statement to a degree—she believes that there is no better way to grow and experience life than travel the world. So, why not write about it? Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.

Marilyn Monroe Was Discovered Working at a Radioplane Factory

When we think of Marilyn Monroe, we think of a seductive superstar of the 1950-60s. We think of Joe DiMaggio. We think of John F. Kennedy. We think of… airplanes? Born Norma Jeane Mortenson, this forever famous actress and model’s career came to be from her time working in an airplane factory. The Rise of [...]

By |July 19th, 2017|Aviation History|0 Comments

Here’s What You Need to Know About Project: Time Off

Jumping on a plane to use up some of those vacation days is, in my opinion, always a good idea. However, many people are thinking twice before taking their rightfully earned paid time off. Have you ever gotten weird vibes from a coworker over taking vacation—for using the days you’ve earned? Whether it be weird [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Aviation News|0 Comments

Plane of the Week: Hawker Hart

This British biplane was designed in the 1920s and led to the design of many similar airplanes. With over 1,000 built, the Hawker Hart was the most widely used light bomber aircraft of its time. Design and Service Sydney Camm designed this plane after the Air Ministry stated a requirement for a high-performance day-bomber with [...]

By |July 7th, 2017|Plane Of The Week|0 Comments

Aviation Mysteries: Amelia Earhart Disappearance

Perhaps one of the most well-known aviation tragedies, the disappearance of Amelia Earhart remains a mystery today. We wrote briefly about Amelia in our Women in Aviation History post, and we're diving into more of her life and dissapearance here. I mean, how could we not? A Young, Aspiring Aviatrix At a young age, Earhart was [...]

By |June 26th, 2017|Aviation History|0 Comments

A Brief History of Military Observation Balloons

Aerial warfare has evolved a great deal over the years. In its earliest days, it was utilized as a means of observation of the enemy. While aviation has grown a great deal, observation balloons have persisted over time. Military Signaling  Lanterns were used prior to balloons as signaling devices. A small candle is lit at [...]

By |June 19th, 2017|Aviation History|0 Comments

Plane of the Week: Consolidated B-24 Liberator

The Consolidated B-24 Liberator is one of the most famous bombers from WWII and the most produced heavy bomber in history. With over 19,000 built, this American heavy bomber gained an esteemed record during the war as the response to a need for more Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses. Design and Development The B-24 was created [...]

By |June 16th, 2017|General Aviation|0 Comments

Wonder Woman and her Invisible Plane

Princess Diana of Themyscira swept the nation with her sexy outfit, piercing eyes, and flowing, jet-black hair. And while there is a lot of controversy surrounding some of those key characteristics, there’s no denying that she’s remained an iconic powerhouse over the last 75 years, appearing in comics, television, animation and most recently, a live [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|General Aviation|0 Comments

Aerial Warfare in World War I

This Memorial Day, we’re remembering all those who have bravely fought for our freedom. The sacrifices soldiers make and have made is something that we will never forget. These soldiers made our country what it is today—the land of the free and home of the brave. Some of these soldiers fought on land while others [...]

By |May 29th, 2017|Aviation History|0 Comments

Plane of the Week: Farman F.60 Goliath

Today, we’re wishing Henri Farman—French aviation pioneer of the double-decker airplane—a very happy birthday! Born in 1874, Farman originally trained to be a painter but soon became interested in mechanics and sports. He bought his first plane in the early 1900s, set many flying records, and founded his own flying school in 1909. He soon [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|Plane Of The Week|0 Comments

Pack Your Bags: The Compact Travel Checklist

If there’s one thing you should know about me it’s that I’m a planner and an organizer. I’m putting that to use for you here with a roundup of all the basic information you need for flying. Whether it’s your first time or you just always seem to forget something, this post and the below [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|General Aviation|0 Comments