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By 1910 there were three airfields operating on the Hempstead Plains, and Long Islanders were now building their own airplanes.
Hundreds of aviators were trained for war at these training fields, two of the largest in the United States.
During this period major aviation manufacturers were established on Long Island including Curtiss and Sikorsky in Garden City, Sperry and Fairchild in Farmingdale, and Brunner-Winkle in Queens.
www.herricks62to64.com /aviation.html   (1705 words)

  
 1913 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mexican pilot Gustavo Salinas Camilla and Frenchman Didier Masson, attacked land and naval federal forces for rebels led by Pancho Villa.
January 13 - Brazilian naval aviation commences with the foundation of a flying school.
August 7 - Aviation pioneer Samuel Cody is killed in a crash
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 Jeremy Rowe Vintage Photography
An intriguing sidebar in the story of early aviation in Arizona is a late entry in the crafts exhibit at the Fair in November 1909.
Sponsoring an aviation meet and aerial competition in Phoenix was seen as a wonderful promotional opportunity for in-state development, and provided a splendid attraction to entice investors in nearby California to visit Arizona for the event.
Louis Paulman, the famous French aviator was unable to attend after he was slightly injured and his plane hit a fence during takeoff and was demolished in the crash in Denver.
www.vintagephoto.com /reference/aviation/1910aviationarticle.html   (2729 words)

  
 1910 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
first international aviation meeting is held at Reims in France.
August 27 Frederick Baldwin and John McCurdy, using a Curtiss biplane, are the first pilots to send radio messages to the ground.
December 23 - Lt Theodore Ellyson of the United States Navy is assigned to flight training with the Curtiss company, making him the first naval aviator.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1910_in_aviation   (376 words)

  
 United States Naval Aviation, 1910-1195   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Within each part, important happenings in Navy aviation history are dated and described, covering such monumental events from the Battle of Coral Sea to the obscure date when naval aviators first received flight pay.
Subjects covered here include the history of aviation training, naval aviation's contribution to the space program, the history of all aircraft carriers, and a list of all the different types of aircraft employed by the Navy.
Knott does a fine job of demonstrating the tough times aviation pioneers had with the Navy's "battleship brass." A handful of determined men--Chambers, Curtiss, Ely, and others--fought the bureaucratic inertia of the surface-fleet Navy and secured a place of prominence for aviation.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/bookrev/grossnick1.html   (588 words)

  
 Vehicles - Commercial Aircraft - Instructor
One aspect of aviation that evolved from the Wright brothers first flight was that of commercial airplanes.
Commercial aviation dates back to 1910 and has evolved over the years from early "primitive" machines to that of today's modern supersonic transport planes.
After all, commercial aviation is a business and shrewd economics coupled with customer satisfaction and safety determine the demand and ultimately the success of planes that will fly tomorrow's skies.
wings.avkids.com /Book/Vehicles/instructor/commercial-01.html   (2420 words)

  
 Very Rare "1910 Bournemouth Aviation Meeting" Committee Member's Medal  (Chris Balm Early Aviation & ...
This very beautiful medal bears an image of the aviation meeting's grandstand with an early racing car in front and a Farman aeroplane flying overhead.
The Bournemouth International Aviation Meeting was held between the 11th and 16th July 1910 at Hengistbury Head, near Bournemouth, England.
The aviators present were as follows: McArdle, Armstrong Drexel, Radley, Morane, Grahame-White, Dickson, Rolls, Rawlinson, Gibbs, Grace, Colmore, Ogilvie, Christiaens, Wagner, Audemars, Boyle and Loraine.
www.cjbalm.com /auto-aero/aitem81.htm   (317 words)

  
 Air Power:Aviation at the Start of the First World War
An October 1910 editorial in Scientific American, a respected publication, denigrated the airplane as a war weapon: "Outside of scouting duties, we are inclined to think that the field of usefulness of the aeroplane will be rather limited.
Glenn Curtiss experimented with the plane as a means of bombardment in June 1910 with his Golden Flyer.
On August 20, 1910, at Sheepshead Bay racetrack near New York City, Lieutenant James Fickel fired the first shot from an airplane--a rifle at a target from an altitude of 100 feet (30 meters) with Glenn Curtiss piloting.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Air_Power/Pre_WWI/AP1.htm   (1601 words)

  
 1909 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The International Exhibition of Aviation opens in Frankfurt-am-Main (now known as ILA and regularly held in Berlin).
November 4 - John Moore-Brabazon makes the first live cargo flight by airplane when he puts a small pig in a waste-paper basket tied to a wing-strut of his airplane.
November 16, foundation of the first air transport company in the world, DELAG (German Aviation Company).
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/1909_in_aviation   (279 words)

  
 Honolulu Star-Bulletin Special
Even though he was known as one of the most daring aviators in the country, Mars refused to carry female passengers, even though one woman demonstrated her fearlessness by climbing out on the fourth-floor ledge of the Alexander Young Hotel.
Young was killed in 1923 in a battle with a rival warlord, and Sun Yat Sen posthumously promoted him to general and sent a hand-painted scroll to Young's family that said "Aim High to Reach the Heaven." Young's son Tun-oy Young returned the original scroll to China in 1982 for a memorial.
Although there were a number of female aviators in the islands, such as Emma Ing Chung, Madeline Hayden, Barbara O'Farrell, Irene Ozias and Juanita Wilson, Marguerite Gambo made the biggest splash as a savvy aviation entrepreneur.
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 1914 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
February 8-10 - Berliner, Haase and Nikolai fly 3053 km in their free balloon from Bitterfeld to Perm.
April 16 - The Canadian Aviation Corps is formed.
July 28 - outbreak of World War I Aviation changes war in a twofold way.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1914_in_aviation   (513 words)

  
 PBS - Chasing the Sun - Timeline: 1910 to 1919
Unlike the widespread acclaim that met her male counterpart, Louis Blériot, Quimby's record-setting flight was overshadowed by a coinciding tragedy, the sinking of Titanic.
Pioneer aviator Lincoln Beachey dies when his plane plunges into the San Francisco Bay at the Panama-Pacific International Exhibition.
William Boeing's fascination with aviation leads to the creation of his own airplane manufacturing business, Pacific Aero Products Company.
www.pbs.org /kcet/chasingthesun/timeline/1910.html   (351 words)

  
 NOTAM Board - Combat Aircrew Wings
On 1 July 1921, several basic aviation ratings were created from which the Navy drew its enlisted aircrewmen: aviation machinist's mate, aviation metalsmith, aviation carpenter's mate, aviation rigger and photographer.
Aircrews engaging enemy aircraft, singly or in formation; engaging armed enemy combatant vessels with bombs, torpedoes or machine guns; and engaging in bombing or offensive operations against fortified enemy positions were qualified to wear a combat star, with unit commander approval, on their aircrew breast insignia.
Since Naval Aviator wings were adopted in 1917, many wing designs have been proposed, adopted and changed, with only the gold color remaining constant.
www.popasmoke.com /notam2/showthread.php?t=3985   (610 words)

  
 1910 New Orleans Aviation Tournament
In 1910 they followed the lead of other cities and invited the world’s most eminent aviators to New Orleans for a tournament.
In a Blériot monoplane French aviator René Simon broke the world’s record for one mile in 57 seconds.
In 1925 the YMBC constructed Alvin Callender Field, named after the only New Orleans pilot to be killed in World War I. In 1923 New Orleans became one of two cities in the United States to test the effectiveness of incorporating air delivery for foreign mail.
lsm.crt.state.la.us /aviation/aviation.htm   (713 words)

  
 1910 in aviation -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
first international aviation meeting is held at (A city in northeastern France east of Paris; scene of the coronation of most French kings; site of the unconditional German surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II) Reims in France.
August 27 Frederick Baldwin and John McCurdy, using a (United States industrialist and aviation pioneer (1878-1930)) Curtiss biplane, are the first pilots to send (A communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves) radio messages to the ground.
December 23 - Lt Theodore Ellyson of the (The navy of the United States of America; maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces) United States Navy is assigned to flight training with the (United States industrialist and aviation pioneer (1878-1930)) Curtiss company, making him the first naval aviator.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1910_in_aviation.htm   (615 words)

  
 Alabama Review: Origins and Early Development of Civil Aviation in Montgomery, 1910-1946, The   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1910, with the aid of the Montgomery Commercial Club (forerunner of the local chamber of commerce), the Wright brothers established a school on flat land a few miles northwest of hilly downtown Montgomery for teaching civilians to fly, but it lasted only a few months.
Passenger revenue was not adequate at the time to sustain commercial aviation companies, but the expansion of airmail routes promised a boon to private firms.
Extending the concept to civil aviation, the Air Commerce Act authorized Washington to establish, light, and maintain airways, to develop and maintain emergency airfields, and to furnish weather forecasts to flyers.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3880/is_200401/ai_n9345501   (1454 words)

  
 Charles Rolls (1877-1910), motoring and aviation pioneer :: Gathering the Jewels
Charles Stewart Rolls (1877-1910) was a pioneering motorist and aviator.
In 1910 he turned his attention to aeroplanes and was the first to fly non-stop across the English Channel and back.
In July that year, however, tragedy struck and Rolls was killed when his Wright biplane broke up in mid-air in Bournemouth.
www.gtj.org.uk /en/item10/29537   (336 words)

  
 International Framework for Aviation and Cargo Security - Policing the Ports Reducing Illicit Trafficking in South ...
As aviation developed technically and international travel was launched in the period following the First World War, governments realised that aviation needed to be regulated on an international level.
The USA convened an International Civil Aviation Conference in Chicago in November 1944, at which the Convention on International Civil Aviation (the so-called Chicago Convention) was drawn up and signed by 32 states.
Aviation security was further strengthened by expanding the Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) to include air traffic services, aerodromes and the core elements of accident and incident investigation.
www.iss.co.za /Pubs/Monographs/No84/Chap1.html   (4216 words)

  
 Today in Technology History - Nov 14
On November 14, 1910, an airplane took off from a ship for the first time.
The plane's pilot, Eugene Burton Ely, was born in Iowa in 1886.
A few months later, Ely met aviation pioneer Glenn Hammond Curtiss (1878-1930) who was then assembling a team of pilots to tour the country making exhibition flights.
www.tecsoc.org /pubs/history/2001/nov14.htm   (302 words)

  
 Aviation Is Fueled with $100 Bills
The International Aviation Federation granted an award to Alberto Santos-Dumont for his November 1906 flights of 14bis, a powered box kite.
It is appropriate that aviators also receive their share of honors.
The old "$5 Introductory Flight" token from Piper is the one aviation collectible that is easiest to discover in a coin dealer's junk box.
www.coin-newbies.com /articles/aircraft.html   (1413 words)

  
 Sierra Vista Herald: News
For thousands of years mankind has watched in envy as creatures of the air soared effortlessly and beautifully while humans were relegated to the hard earth.
The fort became the home for 10 of the Wright brothers' biplanes as part of a weather and navigation station to be used by the Signal Corps.
There were a number of events in 1910 involving aviation in Arizona, including two air shows -- one in Phoenix and the other in Tucson.
www.svherald.com /articles/2003/12/17/news/news6.txt   (792 words)

  
 gnome aviation engine history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The aviation industry was flourishing, as a number of new manufacturers made...
The history of aviation in Romania began very early, with the work of Conrad Hass...
That the rotary engine dominated the early years of aviation is evident...
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 Aviation Stories, WHi-10181
This title, published in 1910, was the third volume in Victor Appleton's popular series about Tom, his friends, and their adventures with technology, especially transportation technology.
It was the first title from the Tom Swift series to deal with aviation.
Tom developed a special love for aviation and airplanes, and subsequent volumes in the series concerned gliders, military aircraft, racing planes, and flying boats.
www.wisconsinhistory.org /whi/fullRecord.asp?id=10181&qstring=http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/whi/results.asp?subject_narrow=Airplanes   (178 words)

  
 1912 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1912:
January 10 - Lt Cdr flies a from the deck of battleship HMS Africa, becoming the first British naval aviator.
February 22 - becomes the first pilot to exceed 100 miles per hour (161 km/h).
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1912_in_aviation   (522 words)

  
 Aviation cigarette cards
This set issued in 1910 is split between lighter than air machines such as this one illustrated and heavier than air machines.
Still essentially made of the same materials you would make a kite the people flying them are intrepid aviators pushing back the known frontiers of technology.
Aviation meant the British Empire could be examined from a whole new perspective, looking out of the aircraft as you travelled to exotic places on the globe meant all manner of wonders could be glimpsed like never before.
www.franklyncards.com /one/clo5.htm   (1032 words)

  
 'Wings of Italy: Italian Aviation Posters, 1910-1943'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lawrence Auriana, president of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, is pleased to announce "Wings of Italy: Italian Aviation Posters, 1910-1943," an exhibition of 44 vintage posters illustrating the golden age of Italian aviation.
One of the earliest and most effective means of mass communication, the poster was the primary medium through which the aviation industry and the Italian government stimulated popular interest in the aeronautical endeavors and achievements of the day.
In the 1920s, Italy experienced a tremendous expansion of both military and civil aviation, as well as a number of record-breaking flights by such legendary pilots as Italo Balbo.
www.forrelease.com /D20031007/nytu119.P2.10072003112426.07420.html   (236 words)

  
 United States Naval Aviation 1910-1995
Appendix 10 Aviation Personnel on Active Duty (22 kb file)
Appendix 19 Naval Aviation Hall of Honor (19 kb file)
Appendix 29 Naval Aviation Units Involved in the Persian Gulf War (16 January-27 February 1991) (21 kb file)
www.history.navy.mil /branches/usna1910.htm   (594 words)

  
 U.S. Navy - A Brief History of Aircraft Carriers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Washington I. Chambers, Assistant to the Aid for Material, as the officer to whom all correspondence on aviation should be referred.
This is the first recorded reference to a provision for aviation in the Navy Department.
Chevalier, Naval Aviator #7, died Nov. 14 in the Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va., of injuries suffered in a plane crash two days earlier at Lochaven, near Norfolk.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/carriers/cv-hist1.html   (1303 words)

  
 1908 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1908:
She is a passenger on a flight made by at Turin.
Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge became the first person killed in a powered airplane and the first military aviation casualty when Wilbur crashed his two-passenger plane during military tests at Fort Myer in Virginia.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1908_in_aviation   (339 words)

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