Latest Aeronca Aircraft Stories

2008-07-16 00:00:25

By Jessica Heffner Staff Writer MIDDLETOWN -- Thanks to a $12 million NASA contract, a local facility will be manufacturing spacecraft heat shields for the U.S. government's newest intergalactic project. Aeronca Inc., located at 2320 Wedekind Drive in Middletown, will use its honeycomb technology to make the titanium shields for NASA's Orion shuttle -- an Apollo-style rocket meant to replace the current shuttle design used today, said Keith Wyman, the company's director of sales and...

2007-06-19 15:00:31

CLEVELAND, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gathering of Eagles XII Air Show ("Air Show") comes to the Willoughby Lost Nation Municipal Airport on the weekend of July 13-15, 2007. Historic military aircraft scheduled to appear include a B-17 Flying Fortress, B-25 Mitchell, C-47 Dakota, a rare P-51A Mustang, T-6 SNJ Texan, T- 28 Trojan and L-16 Aeronca. World War II pilots, crew members and reenactors will be on hand. Other attractions include classic automobiles, motorcycles and more. The...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'