KILG New Castle Airport (1,250 acres) Wilmington, DE Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [7N7] 10 E ; [KEVY] 11 SW ; [N57] 12 NW ; [58M] 14 SW ;(ave. distance: 12 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 225 (113 single-props, 27 multi-props) (61 … Continue reading

FAA History: 1930’s

FAA History (main page) Thursday, January 16, 1930:Frank Whittle, a British Royal Air Force officer and engineer, received a patent for his design of a turbojet aircraft engine. Manufacture of an experimental version of the engine began in 1936. On … Continue reading