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High Desert Hangar Stories: The Convair XF-92 – a Delta Wing...

By Bob Alvis, special to Aerotech News When the United States was looking to develop a point-defense interceptor in the 1940s, the delta wing design...

High Desert Hangar Stories: On behalf of a grateful nation

Veterans Day 2020 will definitely have a different feel to it this year, as the usual gatherings and ceremonies will be watered down or,...

High Desert Hangar Stories: From Flying Circus to Hybrid Airshow

By Bob Alvis, special to Aerotech News The week of Oct. 5-10, 2020 saw a first that only Edwards AFB has ever attempted, when it comes...

The best of America and our Valley

By Bob Alvis, special to Aerotech News Media day at this year’s Edwards Hybrid Air Show was itself full of firsts at a military base...

Beset by Gremlins: Howard Hughes and the first flight of the...

by Bob Alvis, special to Aerotech News Last issue, we got up to speed on the events of the day leading up to Howard Hughes’...

High Desert Hangar Stories: Keeping a promise at the Veterans Home...

Last time, I shared the story of the F-100 jet display that never showed up at the Pete Knight Veterans Home, and my belief...

High Desert Hangar Stories: Keeping a promise at the Pete Knight...

Sometimes great, passion-filled ideas can find themselves bogged down in the realities of logistics and bureaucracy. The passage of time can become an adversary...

Pancho and Amelia: A clash of personalities at the birth of...

In today’s world, we see women involved in every aspect of society. It’s no stretch of the imagination to see that ladies are just...

High Desert Hangar Stories: The case for preserving WWII-era nose art

By Bob Alvis, special to Aerotech News Some time back, I met a graphic novel author at a local air show who wanted me to...

High Desert Hangar Stories

Lancaster’s War Eagle Field: Home of Polaris Flight Academy and No. 2 B.F.T.S. When we talk aviation history here in the Antelope Valley, the term “Aerospace...