Category Archives: aviation geeks

Giving New Life to a JFK Temple of Flight

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett From the moment renowned architect Eero Saarinen presented his design for the $12 million TWA Flight Center in 1957, his mission was to create a building unlike anything built before in its dramatic expression of … Continue reading

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LaGuardia Airport: Flashback to the Past

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Now that the ceremonial groundbreaking for the 21st century modernization and reconstruction of LaGuardia Airport is done, the airport’s long history officially turns over a brand new chapter. The new plan calls for the remaking … Continue reading

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Newark Liberty International: Doolittle Sets Coast-to-Coast Records

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett While more famous aviators such as Charles Lindbergh were capturing America’s imagination in the 1920s and ‘30s, General James “Jimmy” Doolittle was flying a little below the radar. But he was a thoroughly accomplished and … Continue reading

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