|Pack It In
The Fairchild XC-120 Pack Plane was designed with a
detachable cargo pod that was connected to the aircraft's fuselage from
underneath. This design feature meant that cargo could be loaded in
advance and be ready for prompt installation under the aircraft. As a
result, cargo, medevac, or troop loading operations could be performed
much more quickly and efficiently because there was no need to wait for
the aircraft to be there. It seemed like a good idea, but only one was
Note: Each month a different image from the current calendar year is featured here. To avoid
the gnawing 12-month period of suspense to see all 12 pieces (along with lots of aviation
anniversaries (When did the first pig fly?), incredible trivia (What is Godzilla's "birthday"?),
and outrageous quotes from people that should know better) place your
order for the Aerocatures Calendar now!
News & Updates:
- 3/23/14: - Due to a proof-reading error, Palm Sunday and
Easter appear in both March and April in the 2014 Aerocatures Calendar.
They are correctly shown in April 2014. We apologize for any confusion
this may have caused. (Sorry, there will be no refunds for extra purchases
of Easter candy.)
- 1/1/14: - UPDATE: All of the 2014 calendar orders received
before the New Year have been processed and are in the mail! Thank you
for all of your support in 2013! Happy New Year!
- 12/21/13: - The illustrations and layout are finally done and
the 2014 Aerocatures Calendar is now at the printer! Barring the
unforeseen, the calendars should be ready for shipping Christmas week.
To all of you that have already ordered the calendar, we will expedite
those orders as much as we can. Thanks so much for your patience!
- 10/7/13: NOTECARD PRICE REDUCTION!
Aerocatures Notecards have been reduced in price. They are 5x7 and
suitable for many applications! Find out more here.