Brooks stunt gave birth to airborne infantry

Brooks stunt gave birth to airborne infantry

Long before the 82nd Airborne Division’s storied jump into history on D-Day, a demonstration of parachute tactics was held in San Antonio before the Army’s chief of staff, and it was a hair-raising stunt.

DHF Awards Grant to Doseum

DHF Awards Grant to Doseum

On 2 April 2015, as part of the DHF Pre-K thru 12 Initiative, The Dee Howard Foundation Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation awarded a grant in the amount of $500 to The DoSeum (San Antonio Children’s Museum) in support of its aviation and aerospace programs during its celebration of Aviation History Month in November 2015.

The Dee Howard Co. Beginnings

The Dee Howard Co. Beginnings

In 1964 Dee founded The Dee Howard Co. (DHC) based at San Antonio International Airport. DHC soon became the industry leader in engineering and production of performance improvements and quality products for the emerging business and commercial jet aircraft markets. But Dee did not totally abandon the non-jet market…

Howard Aero Beginnings

Howard Aero Beginnings

It was the early recovery years after the Great Depression when aviation legend Dee Howard first started working at age fifteen in automobile related shops…

San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace History

San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace History

San Antonio has a rich history of leadership and innovation in civil and military aviation and aerospace, starting with the first flight of an airplane in the San Antonio skies in February 1910.

DHC BAC1-11 Re-Engine Program - Why did Dee Do It?

DHC BAC1-11 Re-Engine Program - Why did Dee Do It?

In the mid-1980s, The Dee Howard Co. (DHC) had successfully launched its wide body Head of State program and had certified and was manufacturing and selling the Howard/Fage state of the art cold flow thrust reverser (TR). Dee was always thinking about new business opportunities for DHC. 

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