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  Aviation History
The first published paper on aviation was "Sketch of a Machine for Flying in the Air" by Emanuel Swedenborg published in 1714.
Dunne's main contribution to early aviation was stability, which was a key problem with the planes designed by the Wright brothers and Samuel Cody.
Controversy in the credit for invention of the airplane has been fuelled by Pearse's and Jatho's essentially non-existant efforts to inform the popular press, by the Wrights' secrecy while their patent was prepared, by the pride of nations, and by the number of firsts made possible by the basic invention.
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 Ruth Rowland Nichols (1901-1960), Pioneer Aviatrix
She was also the first woman to become director of the multi-million dollar Fairchild Aviation Corporation.
Ruth Nichols died in 1960 at the age of 59.
Continuing to lecture and to raise funds, as well as to fly as often as possible, in 1935 she was badly injured in a flaming crash during an emergency landing of a transport plane in Troy, New York.
www.ctie.monash.edu.au /hargrave/nichols.html   (1003 words)

 1929 In Aviation [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Of particular significance was the Air Commerce Act 1926, which required pilots and aircraft to be examined and licensed, for accidents to be properly investigated, and for the establishment of safety rules and navigation aids, under the Aeronautics Branch of the Department of Commerce....
It was meant to encourage technical advances in civil aviation but became a contest for pure speed with laps over a triangular course (initially 280 km, later 350 km).
Timeline of aviation This is a timeline of aviation history.
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 Aviation History
Operational aviation is grouped broadly into three classes: military aviation, commercial aviation, and general aviation.
General aviation embraces all other forms of flying such as instructional flying, crop dusting by air, flying for sport, private flying, and transportation in business-owned airplanes, usually known as executive aircraft.
Most important were the attempts of Langley, who tested and flew an unmanned quarter-sized model in 1901 and 1903 before testing a full-scale model of his machine, which he called the aerodrome.
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 Gustav Weisskopf - History
It was on 14 August 1901 in the early morning hours, not far from Bridgeport, in the State of Connecticut, when a racy monoplane became airborne.
In the summer of 1901 he began work in the basement (cellar) of a rented flat on airplane drafts and motors.
In the summer of 1901 he flew that machine from Howard Avenue East to Wordin Avenue, flying it along the border of a property belonging to a gasworks.
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When the Wrights returned home in late August 1901 they were discouraged and said they doubted they would ever resume their experiments.[28] Wilbur is quoted as saying the problems of flight were still so difficult that "man would not fly for fifty years." But home, rest and a new approach changed their mind.
He gave he and his brother the credit for analyzing the cause of the instability problem in their 1901 glider without mentioning Spratt.[42] Orville wrote that it was after their 1901 gliding tests they became convinced of the need for more accurate aeronautical data.
The letter Spratt sent to the Wrights on November 21, 1901 in which he showed them his design was not in the Wright files when their papers were released for examination after Orville’s death.
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 1901   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Reconstructing the Geographical Framework of the 1901 Census of Canada.
Canada in 1901 The social history of religion is still...
Councillor, 1901 -2001 Stack, Edward 1901 -1904 Selfe, Norman 1901 -1910 Bladen, Frank Murcott 1901 - 1901 Phillips, Frederick 1901 - 1901 Walker, Francis (Frank) 1901 -1944 Houison, Andrew 1901 -1912 Yarrington, William Henry Hazell 1901 -1918 McGuanne, John...
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 Glenn H. Curtiss: Aviation Pioneer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
women in aviation Glenn Hammond Curtiss was born in...
While aviation pioneer Glenn H. Curtiss was inventing the aircraft that would be the start of naval aviation, John H...
Aviation pioneer Glenn H. Curtiss introduced hydroplanes to the U.S. Navy in 1911 when he flew his A-1 Triad...
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 Aviation Collections at WSU Special Collections & Archives
Aloys J. Wyen was an early aviation pioneer associated with the Wright Brothers, first in their bicycle shop in Dayton, and later at Huffman Prairie as a mechanic.
Dunham, aviation organizations to which he belonged, aircraft and missile research, work-related research from his time at Wright-Patterson AFB, and an extensive collection of articles, newspaper clippings and photographs concerning the Wright Brothers and other aspects of aviation history.
Christopher Lake was an aviation researcher and engineer whose most important aeronautical invention may have been his reaction engine, which was an early form of jet propulsion.
www.libraries.wright.edu /special/manuscripts/avia.html   (3720 words)

 Wright brothers history: The Wright brothers, 1901   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Various attempts at free flight were made, the longest flight on August 8 covered a distance of 389 feet.
NOTE: The longest distance for this glider is sometimes reported as 335 feet in length, a distance mentioned in the Chanute/Huffaker diary for August 9, 1901.
All photos on these aviation history pages may be freely used for educational purposes.
www.wam.umd.edu /~stwright/WrBr/wrights/1901.html   (460 words)

 In Depth: The 1901 Glider
The Wrights returned to Dayton after the 1901 gliding season disappointed in their work.
The wind tunnel tests of 2001 are important for several reasons: they confirm the performance of the glider as reported by the Wrights in 1901, and extend our understanding of the Wrights' work at what proved to be a critical time in the development of aviation.
The reproduction glider is currently on display at the College Park Aviation Museum, College Park, Maryland.
www.centennialofflight.gov /wbh/wr_experience/1901/prog   (204 words)

 AVIATION HISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1901, another aeronautic pioneer, the Brazilian Santos Dumont, flew over the city of Paris, France, on a flying machine which was lighter than air and he even flew several times around the Eiffel Tower.
And, on this mural, the different stages in which man has been involved in conquering the mysteries of flying through the skies and beyond into the space along the modern history, are depicted.
In the last part the aviation is portrayed as a technological revolution.
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 Alabama Aviation Lawyers.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Aviation Chairman Lott: $4 Million Headed For Airports In 14 Mississippi Counties
There is presently one type of wing deicer—boots—and two anti-icing systems—weeping wing systems (fluid deice systems) and heated wings—that are commonly used in general aviation today.
The information provided on Alabama Aviation Lawyers.com is not intended to be legal advice, but merely conveys general information related to legal issues commonly encountered.
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 Aviation Pioneers Links
This legendary group was founded in 1928, to preserve the history of aviation and, in particular, the history of aviation before the Great War.
One of the very best aviators among these pioneers of the air was Lincoln Beachey, who flew balloons, one-person dirigible airships, biplanes and monoplanes during his ten-year aerial career.
Pioneer Aviators of the World is a biographical dictionary of first fliers that will be published in book form in 2003.
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 Aviation Links
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-- Karl Wallenda Aviation When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be.
Forget that blind ambition, learn to trust your intuition -- plowing straight ahead, come what may An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.
www.welcome-2-europe.com /United_Kingdom_Transport_Aviation.html   (1919 words)

 Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
They were superb, self-trained engineers.The Wright brothers moved toward the development of a practical flying machine through an evolutionary chain of seven experimental aircraft: one kite (1899), three gliders (1900, 1901, 1902) and three powered airplanes (1903, 1904, 1905).
True Greek aviation began much later-in 1911 when the Ministry of Military requested applications from officers to be trained in aviation.
In 1939 the first Hellenic aviation company connected several Greek cities, and by 1957, there were several aviation companies operating in Greece.
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 Great Aviation Quotes: Predictions of the Future
The demonstration that no possible combination of known substances, known forms of machinery and known forms of force, can be united in a practical machine by which man shall fly long distances through the air, seems to the writer as complete as it is possible for the demonstration of any physical fact to be.
The demonstration that no possible combination of known substances, known forms of machinery, and known forms of force can be united in a practicable machine by which men shall fly for long distances through the air, seems to the writer as complete as it is possible for the demonstration of any physical fact to be.
All attempts at artificial aviation are not only dangerous to human life, but foredoomed to failure from the engineering standpoint.
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 HMS Kent
HMS Kent, armoured cruiser of the Monmouth Class, launched 6th March 1901 and served in the China Station 1906 -1913.
At the outbreak of World War One she was sent to the Falklands and took part in the Battle of the Falklands, 8th December 1914, sinking the German light cruiser, Nurnberg.
Mainly consisting of aviation, naval, and modern military after 1940 and a selection of 50 historical prints of earlier periods.
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 Great Aviation Quotes: Piloting
It is hard enough for anyone to map out a course of action and stick to it, particularly in the face of the desires of one's friends; but it is doubly hard for an aviator to stay on the ground waiting for just the right moment to go into the air.
Mistakes are inevitable in aviation, especially when one is still learning new things.
In the very early days of aviation, 1912 to be correct, I emerged from a cloud upside down, much to my discomfort, as I didn't know how to get right way up again.
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 Wind Tunnel in the Aviation History Encyclopedia
Before the Wright brothers ' innovation of the wind tunnel, scientific studies of aerodynamics had been carried out using a "whirling-arm apparatus" first developed by Sir George Cayley in the 1800s.
The Wright brothers, working with Octave Chanute invented and built a simple wind tunnel in 1901 to study the effects of airflow over various shapes while developing their revolutionary Wright Flyer.
The Wright wind tunnel was used more recently to test modern low-speed fliers, such as the human-powered "Albatross".
www.usairnet.com /encyclopedia/Wind_tunnel.html   (480 words)

 1901   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1901 - Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox won his 300th game with a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia A's.
抗日战争时期,在华北平原上,活跃着一支以回民兄弟为主组成的抗日部队——回民支队。 这支部队屡建战功,威震敌胆,给日本侵略军以沉重打击,被八路军冀中军区誉为“无攻不克,无坚不摧,打不垮,拗不烂的铁军”。 毛泽东 称其为“百战百胜的回民支队”。 马本旋就是这支英雄的回民支队的司令员。 马本旋,1901年出生于河北省献县的一个回族农民家庭。 早年投身奉军当兵,逐级升至团长。 1931年九一八事变后,面对国土沦丧,报国无门,因不满国民党蒋介石政府的对日不抵抗政筗,毅然弃官卸甲,回到了故乡河北省献县东辛庄。 http://www.gmw.cn/content/2005-07/12/content_267989.htm
The proposal was adopted with 96.5 percent votes cast in favor of the move, which is equivalent of 70.3 percent vote of the issued and outstanding shares.
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 1903_in_aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Aviation History
By doing this they achieved manoeuvrability during their 1901 experiments.
This incredible feat of courage and endurance could not be reproduced years later in a movie studio where a reconstruction of the flight was produced using a fan to create a 35 knot breeze.
The full account of this dramatic flight is told by J. Macarthur Job in the June 2000 issue of "Australian Aviation".
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 The Virtual Aviation Museum - Galery
This is the homepage of the virtual aviation museum, the WebSite of european aviation history on the internet.
The Virtual Aviation Museum is a collection of data about the european aviation history and the surviving historical aircraft.
Gustave Whitehead, an immigrant from germany originally named "Gustav Weißkopf", made his first real flight on August, 14th, 1901, in Bridgeport, Conn. There were small hops earlier, but this flight lastet for about 1/2 mile.
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 Florence Leontine Lowe "Pancho" Barnes (1901-1975), Pioneer Aviatrix
Born in Pasadena in 1901, the high-spirited Florence thwarted the efforts of her fundamentalist parents to channel her energies in a conventional direction;
But the aviation community has always known her as a skilled professional and one of the respected figures in the Golden Age of flight.
This is based on a book "Pioneers of Aviation, a photo-biography" published by Northrop University Press in 1976, by D. Hatfield, page 174.
www.ctie.monash.edu.au /hargrave/barnes.html   (1023 words)

 National Model Aviation Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
July-August 1901: The Wright brothers traveled to Kill Devil Hill, near Kitty Hawk to test their 1901 glider.
October-December 1901: The Wright brothers conducted tests of their airfoils with a wind tunnel and pressure-testing balances of their own design.
May 1912: Wilbur died at the age of 45 as a result of a month-long bout with typhoid fever.
www.modelaircraft.org /museum/wtimeline.asp   (818 words)

 Nikola Tesla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1901 when Marconi sent his famous radio signal across the Atlantic Ocean, Tesla said: ?He can go on.
In 1943, after Tesla?s death, the Supreme Court rectified the mistake, by explaining that Tesla was one of three inventors on the turn of the century, who patented the radio transmitter circuits before Marconi, but Marconi is still presented as the father of the radio in the textbooks and other historical studies.
The electric energy shock, which went through the power lines of the Aviation Institute in Moscow in that moment, had too big a charge and it destroyed the electric substation.
www.teslaworld.com /english/4-Free_energy.html   (4611 words)

 AvStop Magazine Online Your Source To Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Welcome to Avstop Magazine Online, one of the leading providers of aviation news, history, general aviation information, stories of interest, legal research tools and much more.
In this section of the site you may post your aviation questions, thoughts, and read what others have to say.
Obtain the latest aviation weather any where in the world as well file your flight plan.
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