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  PBS - Chasing the Sun - Timeline: 1900 to 1909
The Wright Brothers make history as the first to fly a powered aircraft.
Selfridge was a passenger of Orville Wright's when one of the propellers cracked at 150 feet in the air, sending the biplane nose first into the ground.
After several failed attempts, French aviator Louis Blériot becomes the first to fly across the English Channel.
www.pbs.org /kcet/chasingthesun/timeline/1900.html   (323 words)

  
  Aviation - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Aviation or Air transport refers to the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry.
General Aviation is a term comprising all of aviation other than military and scheduled air transport (airlines), and includes privately owned aircraft, charter services, business owned aircraft, such as "bizjets," and many more types of working aircraft that are not, strictly speaking, for transportation.
Ultralights are increasingly becoming a part of the highly regularised civil aviation system, and are often considered a part of general aviation.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /aviation.htm   (400 words)

  
 Mission Inn — Hands on History
The Aviation Artifacts of the Mission Inn Foundation allow world historical events to be placed in the context of the Mission Inn and Riverside, therefore making Riverside and the Mission Inn Foundation a local conduit of world history.
In 1932, the International Shrine of Aviators was opened, encompassing the St. Francis Chapel and the adjoining St. Francis Atrio; the Atrio hosts the Famous Fliers’ Wall, which was used by the Miller-Hutchings family to recognize notable aviators.
Timeline will include paragraphs for each event and an illustration for each event to match the paragraph.
www.missioninnmuseum.com /lessonPlans/av_lp_3rd.htm   (1794 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Timeline of transportation technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Transportation This is a timeline of aviation history.
This is a timeline of rail transport history.
The Timeline of United States railway history is as follows: 1810s-1830s: Various inventors and entrepreneurs make suggestions about building model railways in the United States; In 1825 John Stevens (inventor) builds a test track and runs a locomotive around it in Hoboken, New Jersey.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Timeline-of-transportation-technology   (1956 words)

  
 AVIATION HISTORY ► ► HISTORY OF AVIATION AIRCRAFT HISTORY FLYING HISTORY AIRPLANE HISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Aviation history of Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
History of aeronautics, level 1 History of aeronautics, level 1 In this lesson, students will be able to (1)show man's imagination, invention and technology in the evolution of flight, (2) construct a time line...
A history of the invention of the airplane by the Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright.
www.worldofaircraft.net /aviation_history.htm   (10638 words)

  
 Thirty Thousand Feet - Aviation History
Aerodrome Covers the history of aviation and aerial combat from the beginnings of powered flight to the dawn of the jet age.
American Aviation Historical Society The AAHS was established to preserve and disseminate the hertiage of American aviation through a collection of books, documents and photographs, a quarterly Journal, and Newsletter.
Aviation in Hampshire UK 1900 to 2000 The aviation history of the county of Hampshire over the past 100 years.
www.thirtythousandfeet.com /history.htm   (3878 words)

  
 Aviation History Resources for Students
Many people throughout history have tried to fly by jumping from heights and hoping that something would keep them afloat like the birds, bats and bees.
Modern writers of aviation history recognize Chanute's experiments and their importance to the development of powered flight.
Histories of flight, like Dr. Tom Crouch's A Dream of Wings or Fred Howard's biography Wilbur and Orville, give extensive consideration to Chanute and his 'two-surface' glider - the glider that inspired the Wright brothers in their construction of a bi-plane to be the vehicle for man's first powered flight.
www.cdli.ca /CITE/aviation.htm   (1081 words)

  
 CONK! Encyclopedia: Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Timeline is a 2003 film based on the novel.
General: List of years in science, Timeline of scientific discoveries, Timeline of scientific experiments, Timeline of environmental history of New Zealand, Timeline of Islamic science and technology, Timeline of Polish science and technology
Timelines of History: a collection of timelines by time, country, today in history along with assorted subjects
www.conk.com /search/encyclopedia.cgi?q=Timeline   (387 words)

  
 Transportation History
Highly browsable yet richly detailed, expertly researched and indexed, The History of Science and Technology is the perfect desktop reference for both the science novice and the technologically advanced reader alike.
The history of hybrid automobiles from 1665 to the present.
History continues to verify that the innovative individuals who pursue perfection are often the ones who rise to the zenith of their chosen profession.
www.ideafinder.com /history/category/transportation.htm   (1129 words)

  
 Naval Aviation history and the Fleet Air Arm
The history of naval aviation and for the air forces for each Commonwealth country also includes a wealth of history and heritage information common to the Briritsh heritage of naval aviation and are well worth reviewing.
Navy history timeline and the Highlights of NZ Aviation in the
Although military aviation was still in its infancy at the time that the Union Defence Force (UDF) was formed, the South African Defence Act (1912) made provision for the establishment of the South African Aviation Corps (SAAC) as part of the Active Citizen Force (ACF).
www.fleetairarmarchive.net /History/Index.htm   (3657 words)

  
 History Timeline Web Resource
The chemsoc timeline is a visual exploration of key events in the history of science with particular emphasis on chemistry.
Timeline dates can be accessed through either a Flash based interface or an html horizontally and vertically scrolling window.
From the date of the first printing press to the current explosion of the Web, the greatest moments in the history of innovation are chronicled on a vivid time chart, complemented by photographs, quotations, and additional resources for those that want to learn more.
www.ideafinder.com /resource/web/rpo-timeline.htm   (480 words)

  
 Timeline Of Aviation Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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www.karr.net /encyclopedia/Timeline_of_aviation   (452 words)

  
 aviation history timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Aviation History - Timeline of Milestones, FAMOUS FLIGHTS IN Dec. 17, 1903.
Aviation History (Timeline) From the Montgolfier Brothers construct the first lighter-than-air vehicle (a balloon) in 1873 through 2003 and the celebration...
Timeline of aviation - pre-18th century · Timeline of aviation - 18th century · Timeline of aviation - 19th century...
www.thebestaviationinfo.com /5/aviation-history-timeline.html   (356 words)

  
 Aviation History Resources for Students
Many people throughout history have tried to fly by jumping from heights and hoping that something would keep them afloat like the birds, bats and bees.
Modern writers of aviation history recognize Chanute's experiments and their importance to the development of powered flight.
Histories of flight, like Dr. Tom Crouch's A Dream of Wings or Fred Howard's biography Wilbur and Orville, give extensive consideration to Chanute and his 'two-surface' glider - the glider that inspired the Wright brothers in their construction of a bi-plane to be the vehicle for man's first powered flight.
www.stemnet.nf.ca /CITE/aviation.htm   (1081 words)

  
 Aviation History
A quick summary of all the major landmarks in aviation history from Chinese kites in 1000 B.C. to the Wrights in 1903.
Aviation history photos to browse and enjoy, or to use as free clip art for your own Web pages or school projects.
Browse vintage aviation advertising posters, fl & white aviation photo posters, civil aviation, helicopters, bi-planes and WWI aviation, WWII warbirds, modern warplanes and jets, and Wright brothers posters.
aviationhistory.info   (194 words)

  
 Aviation History Timeline
Here are some of the major landmarks in the early history of human aviation.
In 1799, George Cayley, who is called the "Father of Aviation," established the basic principles and design for a modern airplane, complete with fixed wings, fuselage, and a tail unit with elevators and rudder.
The ten-year-old son of one his servants became the first person in history to fly in a heavier-than-air vehicle when he made a short flight in Cayley's glider.
www.aviationhistory.info /timeline.html   (939 words)

  
 Delv.co.uk: aviation history websites in the UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Whatever your specialist interest, be it aviation, the armed forces, military history or memorabilia, we bring you a wealth of excellent reading.
Compacts 19th century American history and sets the stage for the horrors of the 20th century.
Aviation History magazine is a click away at All American, where you buy 1 and get 1 at no charge.
www.luxury-christmas-hampers-uk.co.uk /hampers/aviation_history.html   (325 words)

  
 Aviation Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Aviation History (Timeline) 1783 - Montgolfier Brothers construct the first lighter-than-air vehicle (a balloon) 1900 - Count Ferdinand Zeppelin's...
As the world’s largest professional society devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense, the American...
Timeline of events occurring in general aviation over the period 1975 through 2003.
www.justaviation.info /browse/aviation-timeline.html   (166 words)

  
 September 11, 2001 attacks article - September 11, 2001 attacks Timeline Background history Planning execution ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist suicide attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001.
The combined attack of September 11 on the World Trade Center was the deadliest act of terrorism against the United States and one of the deadliest attacks of asymmetric warfare in history.
The investigation concluded there were inadequacies in some parts of the United States government, mainly relating to the use and gathering of intelligence in the years prior to the attacks.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/9/11_attacks   (4635 words)

  
 Aviation History Timeline
Here are some of the major landmarks in the early history of human aviation.
In 1799, George Cayley, who is called the "Father of Aviation," established the basic principles and design for a modern airplane, complete with fixed wings, fuselage, and a tail unit with elevators and rudder.
The ten-year-old son of one his servants became the first person in history to fly in a heavier-than-air vehicle when he made a short flight in Cayley's glider.
aviationhistory.info /timeline.html   (939 words)

  
 Aviation Archive- Aviation Heritage
Visit the stories section of the Aviation Heritage site for a description of the contribution that Filton and Patchway have made to aviation.
View the timeline for Aviation Heritage to see a chronological list of images and events from South Gloucestershire's contribution to aviation history.
The Aviation Heritage maps show how the area around Filton and Patchway in South Gloucestershire changed over the course of the 20th Century.
www.aviationarchive.org.uk   (207 words)

  
 History of Flight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This unique educational event is designed for school aged children, teachers, and parents as a fun and interactive way to teach them about the history of flight and the scientific principles of aviation.
Exhibits will span a wide timeline of aviation history beginning with the 1878 Wright Brothers "Bat" to the modern space age.
Aviation living historians will provide instruction, demonstrations, and hands on experiments.
www.celebratefreedomfoundation.org /wrightfly.html   (65 words)

  
 List of years in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This is a list of years in aviation.
Frederick Baldwin and John A.D. McCurdy, using a Curtiss biplane, are the first pilots to send radio messages to the ground.
August: The first international aviation meeting is held at Reims in France.
www.peacelink.de /keyword/Timeline_of_aviation_history.php   (3410 words)

  
 Timeline of aviation - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Timeline of aviation - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This page was last modified 16:30, 20 Jun 2005.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Timeline of aviation contains research on
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Timeline_of_aviation   (260 words)

  
 This Day in History 1999: Columbine High School massacre
History's Lost and Found: Merry Prankster's Bus; The First Portable Vacuum; Benjamin Franklin's Armon.
Another history lesson filled with surprising facts, figures and stories from five American states.
The topic of discussion and debate is the 100 milestone documents,.
www.history.com /tdih   (330 words)

  
 Everyday Spelling: Words in the News, aviation
Aviation was on the mind of Leonardi da Vinci--over 500 years ago, he drew plans for what looked like a parachute.
Clicking on the date at the bottom of each screen will bring you to the next part of the timeline.
You've read descriptions of parachutes, airplanes, and other wonders of aviation; but here, you can see photographs of aircraft from the past and present.
www.everydayspelling.com /workout/wordsnews/aviation.html   (341 words)

  
 Inventors Gallery
Having said that, it is important to recognize that Curtiss made several important contributions to the world of aviation that helped transform the airplane from an interesting novelty to a craft capable of doing useful work.
His stature as an engineer and his success with fixed-wing gliders paved the way for others who were interested in aviation, and his advocacy of developing gliders before powered machines led the Wrights to pursue the same strategy.
Jarrett has written a nice history of him, and feels he was close to developing a lightweight powered hang glider before his death in a gliding accident.
invention.psychology.msstate.edu /i/Inventor_Gallery.html   (2159 words)

  
 Aviation History Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The History Net The History Net Similar in content, design, and look to the History Channel site, The History Net contains over 600 full text, signed articles searchable by category or keyword, covering all aspects of history but emphasizing...
Flight-History.com is your on-line resource for aviation history.
Offers aviation enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds the most comprehensive...
www.aviation.flight-info-center.info /flight/aviation-history-information.php   (235 words)

  
 military aviation history timeline - solway-aviation-museum.org.uk
timeline of aviation history in the United States..
An archive of photographs and stories relevant to aviation history, particularily military aviation.
Aviation history, military aviation history, time line of aviation his
www.solway-aviation-museum.org.uk /military-aviation-history-timeline.html   (485 words)

  
 Aeronautics and Astronautics Chronology, 1915-19
The Aviation Section of the Signal Corps consisted of 35 pilots, 1,987 enlisted men, and 55 training airplanes.
January 19: U.S. School of Aviation Medicine began operations under Maj. Williams H. Wilmer, Signal Corps, Hazelhurst Field, Mineola, N.Y. A low-pressure tank was constructed to simulate altitudes up to 30,000 feet, and some studies were conducted at Pikes Peak.
Naval aviation consisted of 6,716 officers and 30,693 men, with 282 officers and 2,189 men in Marine Corps units with a total of 2,107 airplaines, of which 1,172 were flying boats.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/Timeline/1915-19.html   (4064 words)

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