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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’...

Coffee4Vets delivers to Lancaster Veterans Home

Coffee4Vets typically meets every Tuesday morning at Crazy Otto’s Diner in Lancaster. With the current coronavirus lockdown restrictions in place, Coffee4Vets has not been meeting. That...

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...

Happy 100th Birthday, General Cardenas!

Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert L. Cardenas just celebrated his 100th birthday on March 10. He was born at Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, on...

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

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...

Lancaster Cemetery observes Wreaths Across America

Saturday, Dec. 14 dawned as a cold and windy day in the Antelope Valley. But at Lancaster Cemetery, a warm glow started early in the...

100-year-old veteran pioneer on U-2 project

LANCASTER, Calif. — Getting to the century mark is interesting enough by itself, but Lou Arnold also took part in a couple of aviation’s...

Veterans Day marked with ceremony at Lancaster Cemetery

Lancaster Cemetery has for generations been the Antelope Valley’s spiritual center for programs and gatherings remembering the fallen and those that serve in our...