Henry M. Holden

Henry M. Holden is an aviation historian and author. In 1994, Mr. Holden was cited in the Congressional Record for his work in recording the history of American women in aviation, and was the recipient of the Author’s Award from the New Jersey Institute of Technology for his book Her Mentor Was An Albatross – The Autobiography of Pioneer Pilot Harriet Quimby. In 1996, he launched the Women in Aviation Resource Center, an online repository of educational, historical, and networking resources for women interested in all aspects of aviation. In 2010 Henry was awarded the New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame Distinguished Service Award. He is the author of over 1,000 magazine and newspaper articles appearing in national magazines such as Private Pilot, Plane & Pilot, Airport Journals, Skylite, World Airnews, US Air, InFlight-USA, American Aviation Historical Society’s Journal, Pleasure Boating, Women in Aviation, Warman’s Today’s Collector Woman Pilot, Airport Press, Aviation History, Vintage Airplane, Warbirds, Sport Aviation, Upscale Living Magazine; and The Beacon. In September 2015, Henry was inducted into the Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey

Click recent articles:Pan Am’s Flying Clippers;Another Ninth Planet;Quieter Supersonic Passenger Jet;The Real Danger in Sending Humans to Mars;The Boeing 247- the First Modern Commercial Airliner; A New Space War?; 50 Years of Missions to Mars; Skigull 1;The Space Race You Haven’t Heard About;Water on the Red Planet, Galaxy Cluster with a Vibrant Heart; To Pluto and Beyond; Storm Warnings; Philae’s Last StandClose Encounter with Pluto; Philae Phones Home Again with Big News; The Thrill of Oshkosh 2015; Warp Factor Mr. Sulu A Greener Supersonic Flight – Someday; Pluto’s Chaotic Moons; Hitch hikers in the Solar System; Sounds of Music; ,  Tricky Travel Trivia; Blow Up Space Stations; Space Cowboys Go FishingHave Scientists Discovered a New Earth?, Bible study; On Pluto’s Doorstep, Destination Pluto 2006; New Space Challenge Orion Stepping Stone to Mars; Lenten Sketches; Science Fiction Science Fact;  October Day of Reflection; Drones Fly into the MainstreamOshkosh 2014Ballooning to near Space, , B-24 Liberator 75 yearsSmokey at 70, Oshkosh 2013; Flying Palaces; Falcon at 50, Old Daks Never Die; The Douglas DC-3 75 Years of Service

He has published 43 books, and is the founder of the DC-3/Dakota Association. Henry is a member of the Aviation Hall of Fame (New Jersey), Women in Aviation International, AOPA, and EAA. Mr. Holden speaks at various events around the country and is available as a guest lecturer. His work has been the subject of a number of radio and cable television shows including the History Channel. Henry is a former News Editor East for Airport Journals and was a monthly contributor.

Adult Nonfiction Books by Henry M. Holden

Children’s (9-12) Nonfiction Books by Henry M. Holden