Sierra Hotel Blog

In an effort to see his father whom was dying of cancer,  Major Clifton Curtis "C.C." Williams, Jr. departed Cape Canaveral on October 5, 1967, en route to Mobile, Alabama, the location of his family home.  At 22 thousand feet in...
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. John Watts Young; (September 24th 1930 - January 5th 2018) American astronaut, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, helicopter pilot, fighter pilot and aeronautical engineer, who became the ninth person to walk on the Moon as Commander of the...
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Pictured: A U-2 spy plane prepares for flight from Groom Lake, also known as Area 51, Watertown, The Ranch, Neverland, Paradise Ranch, The Box, or Restricted Area 4808N. . . You know that feeling when you are on the highway,...
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September 21st 1956 – Grumman company test pilot Tom Attridge showed up for another day of work as a test pilot for Grumman Iron Works.  His mission for the day was to take up a Grumman F11F Tiger, bring it...
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Sept 30th 1951, , two Navy AD-1 Skyraiders left Naval Air Station Seattle for Mather Field in Sacramento. After encountering weather, and loss of communication, one US Navy VC-35 Douglas AD-1 Skyraider had gotten separated from the other, and lost situational...
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