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  1911 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
January 18 - Eugene Ely lands on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania anchored in San Francisco Bay, marking the first time an aircraft landed on a ship.
May 8 - US Naval Aviation Service created and the Navy's first airplane, a Curtiss Model D, is ordered.
May 31 - Andre Beaumont beats Roland Garros in the Paris to Rome air race, completing the 1,465 km (910 mile) course in 28 hours, 5 minutes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1911_in_aviation   (468 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
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1913_in_aviation   (373 words)

  
 Aviation Disaster at Filey, December 1911
AVIATION DISASTER AT A distressing aviation accident happened yesterday morning at Filey, when two young Yorkshire aviators were dashed upon the sands from a Leeds built double seater Blackburn monoplane.
When the aviator was steadying for the downward dip the spec- tators on the Promenade were startled as they saw the two planes buckle upwards and clap together.
Foster noticed that the aviator himself was at the wheel, and that Mr.
www.johnridyard.fsnet.co.uk /filey.htm   (2010 words)

  
 Civil Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Static displays range from the golden age of aviation to the jet age, and many of their aircraft are maintained in flyable condition.
The Iowa Aviation Museum, located in Greenfield, Iowa, celebrates Iowa's remarkable aviation heritage...from the state's first recorded flight in 1910 to native sons and daughters exploring the universe.
The mission of the National Soaring Museum, located in Elmira, New York, is to preserve and present the heritage of motorless flight, and to promote, through education, a greater knowledge of gliding, soaring, related aeronautics, and the physical sciences among the public in general.
www.pafw.com /civil1.htm   (680 words)

  
 Air Power:The Development of Naval Aviation
Young officers were worried that aviation training would ruin their careers by making them appear "eccentric." King George V had to step in and offer a special daily allowance for flying, thereby erasing the stigma.
The interservice rivalry continued and because the majority of the officers were from the army, naval aviation was neglected.
Instead of defining the air power debate as the pilots versus the traditional military, Moffett declared that pilots and their planes were part of the team, which was composed of battleships, submarines, and aircraft carriers.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Air_Power/early_navy/AP13.htm   (1624 words)

  
 College Park Aviation Museum: History: Army Signal Corps Aviation School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In August 1911, two additional hangars of 50 feet square were built to accommodate the growing fleet of aircraft, and again in the spring of 1912, a 50 ½ by 69 foot hangar was constructed.
Due to the lack of housing in the village of College Park, the officers assigned to the aviation school resided in Washington and commuted the seven miles to the airfield by car or train.
The aviation school at College Park was witness to two fatal aeroplane crashes, that of Lt. Leighton Hazelhurst and Mr.
www.collegeparkaviationmuseum.com /3army.html   (869 words)

  
 Miami-Dade Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This is the 90th anniversary of aviation in Miami.
In order to maintain the department’s momentum aggressively moving the CIP forward, a new Deputy Aviation Director was recently appointed with specific capital oversight responsibilities.
Ours is one of the largest aviation commercial paper programs in the U.S. and the first of its magnitude in the County.
www.miami-airport.com /html/miami-dade_aviation_92.html   (2154 words)

  
 Aviation Safety at Fort Sam Houston, 1910 - 1911
The pilot was in charge of all movement of the airplane, whether in the air or on the ground.
Foulois (1911) devotes three pages to the pre-flight inspection, to be made by the Pilot and Mechanic.
During a flight on May 10, 1911, Lt George Kelly was fatally injured in a crash of Signal Corps No. 2.
www.airforcebase.net /early/safety.html   (1592 words)

  
 Flight Chronology, 1903-1914   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Wright brothers became the first to fly in December 1903 and continued to improve their aircraft, but for years their work attracted no attention, while developments in Europe were slower and more uncertain.
Much of what later developed in aviation appeared in rudimentary form in these few years - the earliest airlines, primitive versions of helicopters and jet propulsion, and many other techniques.
At the same time aviation was very rapidly militarized; from 1909-1911 all the powers equipped their armies with airplanes and began to experiment with bombs, machine guns, torpedoes, and other military technology.
cnparm.home.texas.net /Subj/Flight/Flight00.htm   (273 words)

  
 Women in Aviation
In her hometown of Chicago, IL, she taught aviation courses in high schools and founded a flight school at Harlem Airport.
A major breakthrough in aviation was allowing women to air race against men.
On December 29, 1986, for the first time in America's history, and possibly in commercial aviation history, an all-female flight crew, led by captain, Beverly Bass, was in control of the cockpit and cabin of a Boeing 727 jetliner.
www.womenscalendar.org /WomeninAviation.htm   (724 words)

  
 Princeton Airport - The Airport With All of Your Aviation Needs
Aviation certainly has come a long way in such a short time.
Americans were outraged, but the aviation community had a particularly difficult time with the events of last fall, and that is why any celebration was inappropriate, even though this project was so long in coming.
Aviation in New Jersey has always been a challenge and we need to supports efforts to keep the resources which we have.
www.princetonairport.com /DedicationSummary.htm   (851 words)

  
 Pioneer Airmail Flights - Part VI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In Morocco on September 11, 1911, an experimental flight between Casablanca and Fez via Rabat was sponsored by the newspaper La Petit Journal.
Norway joined the parade on October 2, 1911, when newspapers were dropped from a plane during a flying meet at Trondheim.
A Military Aviation Meeting was held in Bologna in September.
www.stampwhiz.com /pastnote430.htm   (441 words)

  
 NATIONAL MUSEUM of NAVAL AVIATION - ARCHIVES
Established with a grant from the Emil Buehler Trust, the library opened in November 1992, and is the repository of the archival collections of the National Museum of Naval Aviation.
The Emil Buehler Naval Aviation Library’s holdings primarily focus on the development of U.S. naval aviation from 1911–present, though there are manuscript collections that cover non-aviation related naval activities.
The Emil Buehler Naval Aviation Library is a non-circulating institution.
naval.aviation.museum /archives.html   (482 words)

  
 Clyde, Cessna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It was his vision, and that of his peers, that spawned the seeds of the designs that we still fly.
The significance of their contribution can be assessed by the well-worn mantra that nothing has changed in aviation in the last 50 years.
Noel spent his life in aviation, but not in the same way as his more famous relatives.
www.swaviator.com /html/issueJF04/clyde.html   (957 words)

  
 Beloit Historical Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
During the Exhibition Era of aviation (1907-1915) early aviators thrilled large crowds with their flying feats, “aeroplanes” still being a novelty.
The greatest event of the era was the 1911 International Aviation Meet at Grant Park, Chicago, pictured above in a postcard from the Society’s collection.
The large plane at the center is a Curtiss pusher, such as A. Warner flew in 1909.
www.ticon.net /~beloiths/Newsletter/Files/aviationmeet.htm   (98 words)

  
 Marinens Flygväsende - Navy Aviation
The politicians were not very generous to the naval aviation, and it had during the pioneer years to rely on further donations.
In 1913, a special Aviation Corps ”Marinens Flygväsende (MFV) was founded in Stockholm.
The Navy aviation became an important part in the neutrality guard.
www.avrosys.nu /aircraft/MFV/IndexMFV.htm   (282 words)

  
 NCAE | Other Links
Tulsa Aviation Education Alliance – Tulsa Oklahoma College - TAEA consists of Tulsa Technology Center, OSU and TCC - providing aviation education, training, classes and Bachelor, Associates and Masters degrees for students seeking aeronautic careers.
This site is devoted to perpetuating a childs love of aviation and aerospace thru the use of books, videos and toys to encourage dramatic play revolving around aviation and aerospace.
AeroVents.com - Aviation events worldwide from full scale to models to rockets and beyond all in one place.
www.aviationeducation.org /html/utilities/otherlinks.htm   (767 words)

  
 Hill Aerospace Museum - Flying Machines Over Zion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Despite the problems of the February 1911 Airshows in Salt Lake City and Logan, the Curtiss Aeroplane Company was contracted to provide two aviators for an exhibition in the Capital during the month of April.
The aviator returned to the field, and demonstrated an accurate landing by putting the two rear wheels over the spot where two stakes had been driven into the ground as guides.
During one period of the afternoon, all four aviators were in the air at the same time.
www.hill.af.mil /museum/history/fmoz4.htm   (2580 words)

  
 Preserving the Cradle of Aviation (College Park Airport)
On its floor and suspended from its steel-ribbed ceiling are aviation artifacts and displays that record the events of the three innovative decades that followed the airport's birth in 1909.
Smith was later joined by the National Aviation Company, which, in addition to being the sole agent for Curtiss Aeroplanes in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area, provided instruction in--and repaired--Wright, Curtiss, and Bleriot airplanes.
Because CGS is the only general aviation airport inside the interstate highway (I-495) that encircles Washington, D.C., and its environs, some businesspersons commute to CGS.
cf.alpa.org /internet/alp/2000/aug00p28.htm   (2517 words)

  
 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1911 is a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar).
November 5 - After declaring war on Turkey on September 29 1911 Italy annexes Tripoli and Cyrenaica (this act was confirmed by an of the Italian Parliament on February 25 1912).
This book is a insight into the world at the dawn of the 20th century.
www.freeglossary.com /1911   (1311 words)

  
 Brazilian Air Force / Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB)
I an effort to boost aviation in Brazil the Aero-Club Brailseiro was formed on 14 October 1911 and aviation was widely promoted.
The next noteworthy impulse was the creation of a naval aviation school in 1916 and with the arrival of three Curtiss F flying boats this can be seen as the first organised military air arm in Brazil.
After the war and with French aid a military aviation structure was created for the Army with the inception of the Escola de Aviação Militar (EAvM) on 29 January 1919.
www.scramble.nl /mil/8/brazil/airforce-main.htm   (1614 words)

  
 Stene Aviation Fiberglass Parts
Stene Aviation, Inc. is located in Polson, Mt. in the beautiful flathead valley on the south end of Flathead Lake in northwestern Montana.
Stene Aviation started manufacturing replacement fairings for Cessna aircraft in 1992 and now have the most complete line of PMA'd parts to be found outside of Cessna.
The order phone is on line from 9 to 4:30 Monday through Friday at 800-597-1911 and of course you can always leave a message or e-mail us at steneavi@steneaviation.com.
www.steneaviation.com /aboutus.html   (162 words)

  
 Great Aviation Quotes: Safety
I was told at a book signing that André Priester (one of the first Pan Am employee's) may have said it, and decided to check this with R. Davis who is curator of air transport history at the Smithsonian and author of a book on Pan Am.
But contrast the early history of aviation, when 31 of the first 40 pilots hired by the Post Office died in crashes within six years, with no suspension of service.
The principles are the same in aviation and space safety.
www.skygod.com /quotes/safety.html   (3521 words)

  
 The New York Times Store > Aviation, by Liberty, 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A Wright airplane, with an unidentified pilot and passenger, flies near the Statue of Liberty, 1911.
Commemorating the first 100 years of aviation, this lead crystal paperweight is made using advanced laser technology.
Printed on extra wide pages for easier reading, "A Century of Flight" has four sections devoted to early aviation, with stories on the Wright Brothers, the "Red Baron," Charles Lindbergh, the Hindenburg, the Spruce Goose and much more.
www.nytstore.com /ProdDetail.aspx?prodId=1133   (476 words)

  
 Bears on Ice - Australian Antarctic Aviation
It was a typical ‘strings and wire’ contraption of the era with an open cockpit, exposed crisscross struts, minuscule motor and a big propeller; it could carry one passenger.
WW1 saw the emergence of aircraft as a major force and aviation was no longer considered a funny business in the post war era.
Australia has had a long and proud history of involvement in aviation generally but also and especially in Antarctica whether in support of its own activities or in other operations.
ku-prism.org /resources/BearsOnIce/InfoPages/srAviation.htm   (3658 words)

  
 AIR SHOW, Houston, Texas, 1910   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Houston POST and Western Land Co. paid French aviator Louis Paulhan $20,000 (over $900,000 today) to demonstrate his aircraft...and a crowd of over two thousand gathered (at $1 a head) to witness the historic event of Paulhan flying his Farman biplane.
Eight aviators of international reputation were involved, touring the country by train.
These barnstorming pilots (before there were "barnstormers"), exhibiting the latest technology in aviation, awed a crowd of over 20,000 Houstonians.
www.glennhcurtiss.com /id64.htm   (290 words)

  
 General Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Aviation magazine provides top news stories related to companies and industry issues, features merchandise, and posts a schedule of trade events.
General aviation site offers the latest news, a state-by-state index of flight schools and instructors, fare finders, and a resources directory.
Goal is to educate aviation officers at all levels to identify hazards and manage risks.
www.edasolutions.com /Groups/AviationGen.htm   (1346 words)

  
 Glenn Curtiss
The success of the first flights of many new aircraft in those beginning days is also associated with the OX series of engines that Curtiss designed.
He died two months later and is buried in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, near the scene of his first aviation triumphs.
Curtiss established an Aviation School in San Diego on North Island, Coronado, and accomplished some of his "aviation firsts" here.
www.sandiegohistory.org /collections/curtiss/curtiss.htm   (681 words)

  
 The LINCOLN BEACHEY Web Site
Between 1905 and 1915, the Pioneer Era of Aviation in the United States, hundreds of women and men learned to fly, in airships, gliders and aeroplanes.
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.
This site will chronicle his life and career, as well as offer thoughts on his place in aviation history, the myths and legends which have surrounded his life and career, and his significant accomplishments.
www.lincolnbeachey.com   (572 words)

  
 Aviation Historical Data
A History of Naval Aviation up to the late 1970s was published in the Naval Avaition News magazine in 17 parts during the years 1977 and 1978.
A History of Sea-Air Aviation, Wings Over the Ocean by John M. Lindley.
The Naval Aviation Monographs are scanned, saved and made available to you in Adobe's "Portable Document Format" (.pdf) which preserves formatting and greatly compresses their size for quicker downloading.
www.history.navy.mil /branches/org4-11.htm   (136 words)

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