Friday Dec 6
On This Day in Aviation History
1928 - North American Aviation Inc. is founded; it later produces the P-51 Mustang, the B-25 Mitchell and the T-6 Texan.
Fifty-two years ago this month, a United States Navy YF4H-1 Phantom II set a world absolute speed record of 1,606.342 mph.
Jessamine County: Soap Box Derby Saturday; 150th Anniversary of Camp Nelson this weekend
Shown in the background is a McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II supersonic fighter jet used by the Air Force, Navy and Marines during the Vietnam War.