The Story Behind the Manufacturer of The Hawaii Clipper

byJake Hardiman | Simply Flying When it comes to US postwar airliners, Douglas’s piston-engined designs like the DC-4 spring to mind. However, originally based in California, a now largely forgotten manufacturer called the Glenn L. Martin Company also threw its hat into the ring. In the beginning While The Martin Company’s best-known airliners flew in…

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Today, It’s About Independence and How We Got Here

By Jeff Riegel Here in the United States, today marks 240 years of Independence. Back then, the Continental Army fought the British Redcoats.  50,000 Patriot soldiers were lost*.  Every year since the signing of the Declaration of Independence, we Americans celebrate that independence and our fallen soldiers who made us who we are today. Just…

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