Turbine Training Center Blog for Cessna 208 Caravan & Beechcraft King Air pilots
It’s hard to believe that on December 17, 2016 we will be celebrating the 113th Anniversary of the first motorized flight at Kitty Hawk! That momentous flight took twelve seconds and covered a total of 120 feet - - meaning that the craft was flying at a whopping 10 feet a second! At the rate, a craft would travel approximately seven miles an hour! But, it didn’t take long for the Aviation World to surpass those lofty numbers. And, one of the members of the Aviation World to advance their field was the BOEING AIRPLANE COMPANY. Interestingly enough, 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the firm’s inception. If you find that you refer to such things as rudder and yaw on a regular basis, you undoubtedly understand the importance of AVIATION HISTORY AND AIR 300 TRAINING!
"Understanding the growth of an industry helps us better understand our place in it," Dale Wolcott, President of TURBINE TRAINING in Manhattan, Kansas, shared more than a little philosophically.
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(To learn more about this topic, research “Aviation Firsts”)