Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward.
Leonardo Da Vinci

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WHY IS THE COMMAND BAR CALLED THE “CLOCHE” IN ITALIAN?

Each article on our blog is translated into three languages: Italian, German and English. Sometimes we talk about themes that cross over between languages, but in some cases the use of one language rather than another requires further clarification. No sooner said than done! In...

MARY CHANCE VANSCYOC

When we talk about women who have represented milestones in aviation history, we typically imagine very different contexts to that of today’s society. By that logic, we might think that when in 1938 the very young Mary Chance VanScyoc won the Women's State Rifle Championship...

AMELIA EARHART

If behind every great man there’s always a great woman, then behind a great woman there’s often another great woman. Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and then later the Pacific, bought her first biplane thanks to her...

BESSIE COLEMAN

If during the 1920s becoming a pilot was quite an undertaking for any woman, imagine what would have been like for an African-American woman. Bessie Coleman was born in 1892 in one of the worst places for a woman like her to pursue her ambitions:...

AEROPLANES IN CONTEMPORARY ART

Almost all of us have dreamt of flying at some point. During REM sleep, our unconscious shows our desires and wishes and offers us useful advice, somehow showing us the direction to follow. It’s a difficult phenomenon to explain scientifically, but art is usually...