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This month’s Globalair.com poll question is neck and neck with the Corsair leading by a hair. Vote now for your favorite:

Who do you think would win this dog fight on a clear day? 

P51-D Mustang >http://www.globalair.com/default.aspx?poll=1
or
F4U-4 Corsair >http://www.globalair.com/default.aspx?poll=2

DID YOU KNOW? According to http://www.nycaviation.com/, it was on this day in 1927 that airmail pilot Charles Lindbergh registered for a contest offering a $25,000 prize to fly solo across the Atlantic. (Remember when that was a LOT of money?)Brought to you by: http://www.globalair.com/

DID YOU KNOW? According to http://www.nycaviation.com/, it was on this day in 1927 that airmail pilot Charles Lindbergh registered for a contest offering a $25,000 prize to fly solo across the Atlantic. (Remember when that was a LOT of money?)

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DID YOU KNOW? 23 yrs ago TODAY, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird set a transcontinental speed record; flying from LA to D.C. (2,404 miles) in 64 minutes / 20 seconds.

DID YOU KNOW? 23 yrs ago TODAY, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird set a transcontinental speed record; flying from LA to D.C. (2,404 miles) in 64 minutes / 20 seconds.

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DID YOU KNOW, the Curtiss F7C Seahawk prototype, “XF7C-1” first flew on THIS DAY in 1927? http://tinyurl.com/d6fv7zy

DID YOU KNOW, the Curtiss F7C Seahawk prototype, “XF7C-1” first flew on THIS DAY in 1927? http://tinyurl.com/d6fv7zy

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DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1915, Allan Loughead was granted permission to launch an air service capable of flying 600 passengers across Panama Bay for 50 days. Each 10-minute flight cost $10 per passenger. Loughead would later had his named changed to Lockheed. Sound familiar now?

DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1915, Allan Loughead was granted permission to launch an air service capable of flying 600 passengers across Panama Bay for 50 days. Each 10-minute flight cost $10 per passenger. Loughead would later had his named changed to Lockheed. Sound familiar now?

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DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1909, the Bleriot XI, (which was a French monoplane that found great success before World War I) made its first flight! - http://tinyurl.com/a7gby4q

DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1909, the Bleriot XI, (which was a French monoplane that found great success before World War I) made its first flight! - http://tinyurl.com/a7gby4q

DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1957 - Operation Power Flight became the first jet aircraft to circle around the world non-stop. They flew 24,325 miles in 45 hours and 19 minutes at an average speed of 534 mph in three B-52 jet bombers.

DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1957 - Operation Power Flight became the first jet aircraft to circle around the world non-stop.
They flew 24,325 miles in 45 hours and 19 minutes at an average speed of 534 mph in three B-52 jet bombers.

DID YOU KNOW? On this very day in 1941, the Avro Lancaster (the heavy World War II bomber for the Royal Air Force) partook in its first flight!

DID YOU KNOW? On this very day in 1941, the Avro Lancaster (the heavy World War II bomber for the Royal Air Force) partook in its first flight!

Today in Aviation

1910 - What is recognized as of today as being the starting point of the aviation in Switzerland, happened on May 10, 1910: Ernest Failloubaz piloted the first aircraft built and flown by Swiss citizen.