Pancho’s Third Husband – Don Shalita

Don "Jose" Shalita met Pancho in Philadelphia on one of her trips for Lowe family business.  The year was 1944.  One year later the Persian "hoofer" or dancer wed Pancho in Reno.  As Pancho...

Alice Guy-Blache – pioneer film maker

Alice Guy-Blache was a French pioneer filmmaker, active from the late 19th century, and one of the very first to make a narrative fiction film.  From 1896 to 1906, she was probably the only...

Robert Bullard Joins the Search for Earhart’s Plane

Explorer Robert Bullard who found the wreck of the Titanic and the Nazi battleship the Bismark, believes he can crack the Amelia Earhart case thanks to a photograph that provides a tantalizing clue...

Richard Halliburton’s Last Adventure

8/29/2019 0 Comments Eighty years ago - March 1939 - the internationally famous author and adventurer - Richard Halliburton took his last adventure.  In 1931, he made a world flight in a Stearman...

AirAsia X to launch Kuala Lumpur-Tokyo Narita service

AirAsia X to launch Kuala Lumpur-Tokyo Narita service | Aviation Week Network /themes/custom/particle/dist/app-drupal/assets/awn-logo.svg Skip to main content August 22, 2019 Credit: Airbus Malaysian LCC AirAsia X will introduce new direct service from...

The Magic of Research

A non-fiction project requires a huge amount of research which takes the form of written material such as newspapers, books, manuscripts, and archived collections,  Many of these sources are now conveniently available in digital...

Arlene Davis – The Sky’s Her Limit

 Arlene showed no interest in aviation until her husband announced he had purchased a Stinson airplane and was going to have Major J. D. Barnhill of the Cleveland National Guard act as his...

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