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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: WWI Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
WWI Aviation Pictorial History An Illustrated History of World War 1 Aviation
The history of World War One aviation is a rich and varied story.
He had 54 aerial victories to his credit, putting him alongside the great ones of WWI aviation: Richthofen, Fonck, Bishop, Mannock, Udet, Guynemer, Boelcke, and Ball.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/WWI-Aviation   (1014 words)

  
 Aviation Hotline - Historic Aircraft of World War I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The League of WWI Aviation Historians - The official homepage of The League of WWI Aviation Historians.
WWI Aircraft Drawings - A large collection of drawings of various WWI aircraft.
WWI Aviation - Explains how World War I played an important role in shaping the early 20th Century, through the men that flew, and the air battles that took place.
www.aviationhotline.com /HistoricAircraftofWorldWarI.htm   (409 words)

  
 Aviation in World War I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aerial warfare was introduced alongside many other innovations in World War I.
When rival observation planes crossed paths, the aviators at first exchanged smiles and waves
This soon progressed to throwing bricks, grenades, and other objects, even rope, which they hoped would tangle the enemy plane's propeller.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aviation_in_World_War_I   (1913 words)

  
 The Red Baron flies once more on stamps
For example, the topic of aviation is quite broad, comprising such subjects as hot-air balloons, gliders, parachutes, blimps, dirigibles, gliders, hang gliders, turbo-prop aircraft, jet aircraft, ultralights, helicopters, autogyros, airports, aircraft designers and famous aviators.
It has always fascinated me that WWI aviators had the courage not only to take to the air in these fragile craft but also to do so while people on the ground and in other aircraft were actively trying to shoot them down.
The aviation pioneer lacked the reflexes to compete with younger men who had sharpened their skills on the latest aircraft while he languished in prison.
linns.com /howto/refresher/aviation_20020610/refreshercourse.asp?uID=   (1793 words)

  
 Volume 15, Number 10
The League of WWI Aviation Historians held its semi-annual seminar in Dayton, Ohio last week at the US Air Force Museum in conjunction with the Dawn Patrol Rendevouz air show.
Other speakers included WWI aviation artist Michael O'Neal, authors Howard Fisher, Jack Herris, Alan Toelle and Greg Van Wyngarden, and League managing editor Alan Roesler offering a rare presentation on the tragic effects of friendly fire in WWI aviation.
If you want to see more WWI aviation books produced, more articles made available and more WWI research materials in existence, it is imperative that we support the League with our membership.
www.sopwithmotorsports.com /indysquadron/id95.html   (809 words)

  
 League of WWI Aviation Historians--Military Heritage Chapter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The tenth meeting of the Military Heritage Chapter of the League of WWI Aviation Historians met on Saturday, January 24, 2004, at 1:00 p.m.
His great uncle was a German aviator during the war, and he is trying to gather additional information about this relative.
The main program for the afternoon was the showing of the film, "Early U.S. Army Aviation, 1918-1924." It featured a great deal of rare original WWI film footage, and was enjoyed by all.
www.static-lift.net /dayton-otf/01242004.php   (436 words)

  
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He transferred to aviation in December, 1917, and was killed in combat on May 17, 1918, while flying with the 95th U.S. Aero Squadron.
Société Anonyme pour Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) was one of the most important aircraft manufacturers during World War I, but until now the focus of published materials about it has been on its two most famous single-seat designs, the SPAD 7 and SPAD 13.
Throughout the history of aviation there is a story of adventure, of men who are groping their way towards big ideas, of risks undertaken, though they were but half understood, and of a success that yielded slowly to the persistence and ingenuity of a hundred brilliant men.
www.colophonbooks.com /WWI_Aviation.htm   (8034 words)

  
 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.
aviation.calderara.com   (2277 words)

  
 WWW.VICMART.COM WWI Bulgaria Aviation Pilot School cover 2 in > WWI Aviation > Postal History > Philately - antiques, ...
As all collectors from the aerophilately know, items from this period are extremely scarce due to the fact that it is the era of the pioneer flight and pilot officers were an extremely low number of enthusiasts.
During WWI Bulgaria was an Imperial German ally and there were also lots of German officers involved as well as lots of German airplanes and other aviation equipment.
Mostly Bulgaria used its WWI aviation for defense of the Capital of Sofia, but also in the Macedonia occupation front, the occupation of Romania and Greece, as well as protecting the Black Sea coast.
www.vicmart.com /ext/en/exrw/item=1036   (1909 words)

  
 Aviation Classics Webring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The American Aviation Historical Society was founded in 1956 as a non-profit educational organization.
The primary objective of the organization is the preservation and dissemination of the rich heritage of American aviation.
The Black Haze Squadron is a group of WWI era flight history and simulation enthuasiasts.
i.webring.com /hub?ring=aviationclassics   (1023 words)

  
 Welcome to The League of WWI Aviation Historians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The development of naval air power had seen the first takeoff and landing from a ship of the USN; however the development of a suitable aircraft for naval use in the USN was hampered by internal conflict between those in charge of naval aviation and the men doing the actual flying.
Jim Streckfuss will argue that this idea developed not in WWI, but in the 1920s, as Generals Mitchell and Trenchard were engaged in a fight for the financial survival of their air forces.
Lodging—Lodging is not included in the Seminar registration fee, but we have arranged for a special low Seminar rate for all attendees who stay at the Red Lion Inn—$70 per night for single accommodation, $75 for double.
www.overthefront.com /league/seminars.html   (1134 words)

  
 Western Front Association - U.S. Branch: East Coast Chapter
Included was a presentation by AVIATION HISTORY magazine editor Jon Guttman on the "balloon busting" aces of all sides who singled out enemy observation balloons for destruction throughout the war.
Aviation artist Luther Gore used a variety of prints and slides to tell the fascinating story of Frenchman Henry Farre, the first aviation combat artist in history.
WWI collector Frederick C. "Butch" Maisel (l) and WFA East Coast Chairman Paul Cora(r) unveil the new 313th Infantry exhibit at the Maryland War Memorial Building unveiled at our Spring 2004 Seminar.
www.wfa-usa.org /new/eastcoast.htm   (1109 words)

  
 Hansen Web Design - Clients (Page 3)
This project was a scratch-build site to respond to requests by fellow WWI aviation enthusiasts for a unique home.
As the home to WWI aviation simulation enthusiasts, Wings of Honor was considered the premier site due to a high level of community involvement.
Midwest Center for Human Services of Madison, Wisconsin is a professional counseling practice that desires a site to help make people aware of their services while at the same time providing another means of reaching out to those needing help.
www.hansenwebdesign.com /clients3.htm   (501 words)

  
 Trenches on the Web - Notice Board
Contact: Paul Cora, sq617@aol.com LEAGUE OF WWI AVIATION HISTORIANS -- Semi-Annual Over the Front Seminar -- April 14 and 15, 2000, The Pensacola Beach Hampton Inn and the National Naval Aviation Museum, Pesacola, Florida The banquet speaker will be Daniel Davison, son of the First Yale Unit's member Trubee Davison.
Their catalog of original WWI posters was the source of many of the posters on display here.
This volume in the British official history set for WWI covers preparations for war, opening movements in the Mediterranean, the action off Heligoland, initial operations in the North Sea and on the Belgian coast, the Cameroons, the battle of Coronel and the Falklands.
www.worldwar1.com /notice.htm   (2017 words)

  
 AeroKnights -- WWI Aviation in Color -- Dawn Patrol Rendezvous !
Every other year, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, the Dawn Patrol Rendezvous is a weekend air show of reproduction WWI aircraft.
These pilots and their aircraft come from all over the country to display these magnificent planes as they should be seen -- in the air !
There are also period-clothing costume competitions, antique automobiles of the period, and even groups of WWI re-enactors.
members.tripod.com /ColumbusMark/akdawn.html   (207 words)

  
 WW1_AVIATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Aviation developed rapidly during World War One, and quickly became both an art and a science.
Before the United States entered the war, many young Americans volunteered for flight training and fought with the Allies.
Thus, the history of United States Army Aviation begins with the intrepid men flying under foreign colors from 1914-1917.
www.thedigitalbookshelf.com /ww1_aviation.htm   (187 words)

  
 2006 Calendar
Renowned aviation photographer Philip Makanna has captured the essence of this era in his forthcoming GHOSTS of The Great War-2007, a large-format calendar that features his stunning, air-to-air, color photographs.
The Collection, based in California, is currently home for 21 aircraft of the WWI period.
Stunning images and an evocative day-by-day history of the aviation (and related) events of the period combine to describe the beauty, the romance and the tragedy of military aviation's early days.
www.ghosts.com /calendar07i.html   (248 words)

  
 [TMP] World War One Message Boards
- For discussion of conflicts between WWI and WWII.
- For discussion of aviation and combat in WWI.
- For discussion of the correct colors for WWI naval models and equipment.
www.theminiaturespage.com /boards/boards.mv?period=ww1   (159 words)

  
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The history of WWI aviation remains unchanged while our ability to simulate that history is moving by leaps and bounds!
WWI Sims, and sims in general, seem to have long passed away, sadly.
Sounds pretty cool to me! In a great WWI game yet to be developed, I envision multiplayer action with the capability of players flying Zeps and having the capability to switch between gun posts.
themaingate.net /wwi/index.php   (902 words)

  
 World War One Aviation Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Many of the most rapid and exciting developments in aviation were brought about by the Great War, 1914-18.
Here are some links to WW1 aviation resources for learning more about these 4 remarkable years in aviation history.
Vintage Aviation Inc. - a builder/restorers' resource for WW1 aircraft parts and instruments.
mamacass.ucsd.edu:8080 /people/pblanco/ww1_aviation.html   (539 words)

  
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Proposals must reach the Meeting Organizing Committee by February 25th, 1996 Call for presentations: The 1996 National Meeting of the League of World War I Aviation Historians is being hosted by the Atlantic Coast Chapter of the League of World War I Aviation Historians.
The metal parts were painted not doped, didn't need protection from light and consequently the colours (which were intended to match) are subtly different and NOT aluminised.
Do you realize that most of the pilots of WWI were being born around this time during the last century.
www.wwi-models.org /mail-archive/archive.1996/19   (5989 words)

  
 Aviation History & Other Interesting Links
Sites that load poorly or are not related to general WWI or WWII aviation history may not be included.
It is also a vital center for research into the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight.
Site for this WWI aviation periodical and The League of World War One Aviation Historians.
rwebs.net /avhistory/links.htm   (904 words)

  
 Australian Flying Corps :: Welcome to the new AFC Website
A diary is a journal and is intended for you to document your research, opinions on WWI history, your thoughts on WWI history and WWI aviation.
The diaries are for the subject of WWI history.
They are a poll on a topic of World War I or WWI aviation that are for fun.
www.australianflyingcorps.org /story/2004/9/18/12714/2755   (825 words)

  
 US Naval Aviation in WWI
One effect of our evening ramblings was to convince us that we were badly dressed compared to the RFC cadets.
The name of the tailor selected, as I recall, was "Follet and Sons." The uniforms were of green gabardine, as the Navy had indicated that the naval aviation winter uniform was to be green like that of the Marines.
As several of us had tried to have our khaki summer uniforms copied with strikingly unsatisfactory results, we were forced to decide on the British jacket or tunic as they called it, with a flaring skirt and belt.
www.paolopizzi.com /paolopizzi/articles/navav-in-ww1/5.htm   (3496 words)

  
 eBay - wwi aviation, Nonfiction Books, Militaria items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
WWI Aviation Quartermaster Rate Chief 1st and 2nd class
WWI and 1920's Army Aviation grouping Benjamin Miller
WWI Book Billy Bishop Aviation Hero Canada by son PB
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=wwi+aviation&newu=1&krd=1   (387 words)

  
 AVIATION ART HANGAR - Aviation art of Robert Taylor, Stan Stokes, Nicolas Trudgian and others.
AVIATION ART HANGAR - Aviation art of Robert Taylor, Stan Stokes, Nicolas Trudgian and others.
We clearly understand that you could choose to purchase aviation art from many different dealers other than us.
We offer a wide selection of WWI, WWII and modern aviation art prints depicting military and civil aircraft by notable artists such as Nicolas Trudgian, Stan Stokes, John Shaw, Robert Bailey, Philip West, Dru Blair, Robert Taylor, Rick Herter, Sam Lyons and others.
www.aviation-art-hangar.com   (261 words)

  
 Special Forces Search Engine : Wars/WWI/Aviation - Powered By The FOGs at The Swamp Team House
Rate It Survivors, aviation replica's with pictures, technical specifications and history.
Rate It A First World War Aviation Historical Society that researches and publishes information on all aspects of the First World War in the air, 1914-1918.
Rate It This project attempts to archive vintage photographs of flying machines flown during the early 20th century.
www.sfahq.com /Wars/WWI/Aviation   (235 words)

  
 League of WWI Aviation Historians--Dayton Area Chapter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
1) The second meeting of the Dayton Area Chapter of the League of WWI Aviation Historians met on Saturday, January 12, 2001, at 2:00 p.m.
The group was also once more honored to have The League of WWI Aviation Historians National President, Jim Streckfuss, in attendance (Revised attendee roster is enclosed).
It was felt that they should exemplify the spirit and aviation heritage of this area, as well as WWI aviation.
www.static-lift.net /dayton-otf/01122002.php   (971 words)

  
 WWI - Webled.com
[ WWI Aviation Pictorial History An Illustrated History of World War 1 ]...
WWI Image Archive - See also IX (]...
Welcome to The League of WWI Aviation Historians
www.webled.com /WWI.htm   (249 words)

  
 MISCELLANEOUS EARLY AVIATION MATERIAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
AIRCRAFT, Oct 1912, 30pp- $6 fr WWI AERO.
Until Grosz' big new book on Austro-Hungarian a/c of WWI, this was the very most complete word on this subject- in two binders.
1, 92 and #3; 9 and 6pp.) $5 fr WWI AERO.
www.ww1aeroplanesinc.org /docs/miscellaneous_early_aviation_mat.htm   (1596 words)

  
 Pensacola Naval Air Station Historic District -- Aviation: From Sand Dunes to Sonic Booms: A National Register of ...
With the onset of WWI, naval aviation expanded rapidly, leading to the establishment of additional training bases.
Between 1935 and 1939 the air station expanded its facilities to include aviation mechanics and aviation medicine.
Within the historic district are 55 frame and brick buildings, including residential, administrative and maintenance facilities.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/aviation/pen.htm   (458 words)

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