Henson's flying machine, designed in 1843, was the earliest attempt at aviation on a great scale.
Aviation grade ethanol, (AGE-85) is an 85 percent ethanol blended fuel that is beginning to replace 100 octane low lead aviation gasoline, which has been the standard fuel for reciprocating engine aircraft since World War II.
Like many other community colleges, Everett Community College offers associate's degrees and certification in a wide variety of majors including aviation, graphic design, nursing, tribal enterprise management and many more.
While the feat marked a milestone in aviation history, the true benefit was that the aerodynamics lab on the first floor was able to test and observe how the wings functioned during flight.
The numbers are interesting, but a report by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cautions "...there currently is no evidence in accident data that would support the ranking of individual airlines based on their safety records..."