Gustave Whitehead (Courtesy Discovery Museum, Bridgeport)

‘First In Flight’ Disagreement Continues At Ohio Statehouse

A resolution moving through the Ohio Statehouse challenges Connecticut’s insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers to the first successful airplane flight by two years.


Boeing Conducts 787 Battery Certification Demonstration Flight

New Record For Boeing In 2013: 648 Planes Delivered

Boeing says it delivered a total of 648 planes in 2013, a new record.


Gustave Whitehead (Courtesy Discovery Museum, Bridgeport)

State Officially Recognizes Whitehead As First Man To Fly — Earlier Than Wrights

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Wednesday that he signed into law a measure insisting that German-born aviator and Bridgeport resident Gustave Whitehead flew in 1901, two years before Wilbur and Orville Wright lifted off from Kitty Hawk, N.C.


Bradley Airport

New Airport Authority Convenes For First Time

Bradley International Airport is on good financial footing, with steadily increasing passenger numbers and has a major low-cost advantage over New York and Boston airports that it must capitalize on, state Transportation Commissioner James Redeker told the 11-member Connecticut Airport Authority at its inaugural meeting.