In today’s podcast, Executive Director of the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation, BGen Michael Aguilar, shares an upbeat assessment the progress being made toward the establishment and reopening of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum in Irvine, CA.
In this special episode of “The Inside Loop”, we interview our third-place winner of the 2021 middle school essay contest: Chloe Mullen, Grade 6, from The Nativity School in Rancho Santa Fe. Chloe wrote about her hero, her grandfather, an Air Force veteran who has lived a life of service and integrity she aspires to emulate.
Today’s question is “How do jet engines work?”.
For an answer to that question we welcome back Lt. Colonel Joe Bassi, Ph.D., (USAF, Ret.) to “The Inside Loop” Podcast.
John Glenn became a national hero by setting a new transcontinental airspeed record on July 17, 1957…sixty-four years ago this week. Although Glenn’s accomplishments as a Marine aviator, astronaut and senator are well documented, little is known about the subsequent history of the Crusader flown on that record-setting flight in 1957.
In today’s podcast we explore the rest of the Crusader’s story.