Long Island’s Commercial Aviation Heritage: Airports and Airlines

[ad_1] Although Floyd Bennett Field and JFK International and La Guardia airports can be geographically classified as “Long Island” venues, there were some half-dozen Nassau and Suffolk County facilities that offered varying degrees of scheduled and charter, passenger-carrying airline service in traditional-land, amphibious flying boat, and rotary-wing helicopter forms. Roosevelt Field: Progressively forgotten with the […]

The Heritage of Mountain Biking and the Schwinn “Klunker”

[ad_1] To several, the word, “Klunker” connotes a huge, hefty, enormous, and relatively clumsy merchandise. The “Klunker” was truly a bicycle design created by the Schwinn business in the late 1970’s to respond to the wish for off-street biking or “Mountain Biking”. Schwinn has a history of acquiring rugged, large, extensive-lived bicycles. The historical past […]