David Carl Schilling

David Carl Schilling (December 15, 1918 – August 14, 1956) was a U.S. Air Force officer, fighter ace credited with 22½ confirmed claims, and leading advocate of long-range jet fighter operations. Kansas' Schilling Air Force Base was named in his memory. Continue reading

First Transatlantic Jet Flight from Michigan to England

Colonel David Carl Schilling, U.S. 56th Fighter Group commanded the first transatlantic eastward jet flight Continue reading

Invention of the Jackhammer

Charles Brady King invented the pneumatic hammer in Detroit, MI, USA, in 1890. Continue reading

Automobile fueled by methanol was the Chevrolet Lumina

Chevrolet Lumina Variable Fuel Vehicle, manufactured by General Motors of Detroit, Continue reading