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  • This Week In AFLCMC History - November 14 - 20, 2022

    This issue of 'Heritage Hangar' features a few large aircraft, some site-specific events from our history, as well as a key demonstration by one of our predecessors who was perhaps the person most responsible for aerial photoreconnaissance being a part of our mission set.

  • This Week In AFLCMC History - November 7 - 13, 2022

    This 'Heritage Hangar,' has events from AFLCMC's history ranging from the 1910s to the 2000s. The feature article is the first part of a mini-series in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.

  • This Week In AFLCMC History - October 24 - 30, 2022

    In this edition of 'Heritage Hangar,' you will learn about more recent events. The highlight article provides an example of the critical role played by the local communities around our bases in securing a military aviation facility in the first place, but also in keeping those open over the years.

  • Parachute saves early test pilot

    One hundred years ago, a Type A parachute saved the life of Lt. Harold Harris - the first time a manually operated parachute saved the life of a pilot.

  • This Week In AFLCMC History - October 17 - 23, 2022

    This week's 'Heritage Hangar' has a mix of events from across the history of our enterprise, from the 1910s to the 2000s. It concludes with a feature about a technology developed by our predecessors in Dayton that was part of a significant "first," for which aviators from Charles Lindbergh to Neil

  • This Week In AFLCMC History - September 19-25, 2022

    In the 'Heritage Hangar' this week: the almost-obligatory first flight, a few more recent events from the 1990s and 2000s, a short look at 100 years ago, and a flight test that ties in several AFLCMC operating locations.