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Connecticut Female Pilots Setting The Bar High

A field traditionally dominated by men is aviation. Only about 6-percent of pilots are women, and those who have achieved that status have jumped over incredible hurdles to take flight. Here are three women pioneering women in different types of aviation who chatted with me at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Read more…

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Connecticut is known as The World’s Aerospace Alley

Did you know that Connecticut is home to an aerospace company that was started by a relative of famed physicist, Albert Einstein? In 1955 his nephew, George Einstein, an engineer, began what is now known as New England Airfoil Products, Incorporated. It’s located in Farmington. Airfoils are components that help make planes fly, military tanks run, and ships Read more…

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The History Of Connecticut’s Farmington Canal

The Farmington Canal runs all the way from New Haven, Connecticut to Northampton, Massachusetts. There’s not a whole lot left of it now. The authority on its history is a former Doctor of Pathology turned historian, Carl E. Walter. He’s been studying and lecturing on it for close to 30 years. He’s fascinated about how it Read more…

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Made In Connecticut Expo ~ May 14th & 15th

It’s back for a second year. The Annual Made In Connecticut Expo will be held at the Farmington Polo Grounds on May 14th and 15th 2016.  The hours are from 11 am to 6pm both days. More than 300 Connecticut made companies, large and small will be showing their wares in the categories of: Food and Read more…

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