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Wanderlust Edinburgh- Departing Tonight

I am at the Newark Airport, waiting to depart for Edinburgh, Scotland. This is going to be a quickie trip, in and out in short three days. 57 more words


National Air Mail Week May 15 to 21 1938

The envelope cover included in this blog trumpets Newark as the air mail center of America. In 1938 that was absolutely the truth. However, Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia of New York had his own plans in the works. 38 more words


FAA Investigating Drone Sighting Near Newark Airport

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after crews on four commercial flights reported seeing a drone as they approached the runway at Newark Liberty International Airport over the weekend. 443 more words


The Casey Jones School of Aeronautics

Charles “Casey” Jones was a aviation pioneer. By the time he established his aeronautics school in 1932 he had 22 years of aviation experience. He was a pilot during World War I, he held transport license number 13 from the Civil Aeronautics Administration and had been President of Curtiss-Wright flying Service. 191 more words

City Of Newark NJ History

African American Aviation Pioneers

In 1933, Dr. Albert E. Forsythe, a black physician, met Charles A. Anderson, Sr. At that time Anderson had the distinction of being the first African American to receive an air transport pilot’s license from the Civil Aeronautics Administration. 190 more words


Port Authority Brochure for Newark Airport -1960

Founded in 1928 by the City of Newark, Newark Airport is one of the oldest in the nation. The growth that came easily to New York’s two airports came harder for Newark’s airfield. 60 more words


It Took Me a Day to Get Here

Greetings from Manila, or the farthest I’ve ever been from home!* It’s taken me nearly 24 hours to get here, which doesn’t sound like much when you compare it with other lengthy journeys, like the recent Pluto pass, but in Earth terms, it’s a hell of a lot more than a hop, skip, and a jump. 1,257 more words