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Albert J. Engel (248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Albert Joseph Engel (January 1, 1888 – December 2, 1959) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Engel was born in New Washington, Ohio. He attended
Giuseppe Mario Bellanca (377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Giuseppe Mario Bellanca (March 19, 1886 – December 26, 1960) was an Italian-American airplane designer and builder who created the first enclosed-cabin
John Alexander Douglas McCurdy (997 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Alexander Douglas McCurdy (August 2, 1886 – June 25, 1961) was a Canadian aviation pioneer and the 20th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia from 1947
Oliver George Simmons (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oliver George Simmons (July 14, 1878 – April 9, 1948) was an early airplane mechanic and aviator. He was born in Philadelphia. He joined the U.S. Army
Charles Rolls (1,489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved 29 June 2011. – More about Charles Rolls "Charles Rolls". Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Retrieved 29 June 2011. – Transcription of the report of
Boland brothers (645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frank Edward Boland (July 31, 1873 – January 3, 1913), James Paul Boland (August 20, 1882 – December 19, 1967) and Joseph John Boland (May 27, 1879 – September
A. Roy Knabenshue (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Augustus Roy Knabenshue (July 15, 1875 – March 6, 1960) was an American aeronautical engineer and aviator. Play media Knabenshue World War I draft registration
Claude Grahame-White (1,164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Claude Grahame-White (21 August 1879 – 19 August 1959) was an English pioneer of aviation, and the first to make a night flight, during the Daily Mail-sponsored
Archibald Hoxsey (728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Archibald Hoxsey (October 15, 1884 – December 31, 1910) was an American aviator who worked for the Wright brothers. Hoxsey was born in Staunton, Illinois
Frederick Walker Baldwin (738 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frederick Walker Baldwin (January 2, 1882 – August 7, 1948), also known as Casey Baldwin, paternal grandson of Canadian reform leader Robert Baldwin, was
Warren S. Eaton (92 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Warren Samuel Eaton (June 12, 1891 – June 22, 1966) was a pioneer aviator. He was born on June 12, 1891 in South Dakota and moved to Los Angeles, California
Wittemann brothers (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul W. Wittemann and Adolph (Walter) Wittemann and Charles Rudolph Wittemann (September 15, 1884 – July 8, 1967) were early aviation pioneers. They were
Hilder Florentina Smith (207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hilder Florentina Youngber Smith (August 10, 1890 – January 11, 1977) was a pioneer aviator. She was one of California's first female pilots and the first
Glenn L. Martin (1,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Glenn Luther Martin (January 17, 1886 – December 5, 1955) was an early American aviation pioneer. He designed and built his own aircraft and was an active
Albert Bond Lambert (527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Albert Bond Lambert (December 6, 1875 – November 12, 1946) was an American golfer who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics and in the 1904 Summer Olympics
Walter E. Lees (354 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Walter Edwin Lees (July 16, 1887 – May 16, 1957) was an early American aviator who set a flight endurance record in 1931. He was born on July 16, 1887
Grover Loening (530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Grover Cleveland Loening (September 12, 1888 – February 29, 1976) was an American aircraft manufacturer. Loening was born in Bremen, in what was then Imperial
Paul Cornu (291 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Cornu (French pronunciation: ​[pɔl kɔʁny]; June 15, 1881 – 6 June 1944) was a French engineer. French engineer Paul Cornu was born in Glos la Ferrière
James Floyd Smith (512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James Floyd Smith (October 17, 1884 – April 18, 1956) was a test pilot and instructor for Glenn Martin, and was a manufacturer of parachutes. He built
Walter Brookins (726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Walter Richard Brookins (July 11, 1889 – April 29, 1953) was the first pilot trained by the Wright brothers for their exhibition team. Brookins was born
Oliver Colin LeBoutillier (502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Captain Oliver Colin LeBoutillier (24 May 1894 – 12 May 1983) was a World War I aviator who witnessed the death of Manfred von Richthofen. He was a vigorous
George D. Murray (263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
George Dominic Murray (July 6, 1889 – June 18, 1956) was an admiral in the United States Navy and an early naval aviator. Murray was born in Boston, Massachusetts
Alfred Leblanc (560 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alfred Leblanc (13 April 1869 – 22 November 1921) was a pioneer French aviator. He was born on 13 April 1869 in Paris. In 1888 he became the technical
Juan de la Cierva, 1st Count of la Cierva (1,588 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Juan de la Cierva y Codorníu, 1st Count of la Cierva (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxwan de la ˈθjeɾβa i koðoɾˈni.u]; 21 September 1895 in Murcia, Spain – 9
Ruth Law Oliver (901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ruth Law Oliver (May 21, 1887 - December 1, 1970) was a pioneer American aviatrix during the 1910s. She was born Ruth Bancroft Law on May 21, 1887 to Sarah
Jean Louis Conneau (394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean Louis Conneau (8 Feb 1880 Lodève, Hérault – 5 August 1937, Lodève), better known under the pseudonym André Beaumont, was a pioneer French aviator
Léon Letort (560 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the pioneer French aeroplane manufacturer see Émile-Louis Letord Léon Letort, (18 September 1889 – 10 December 1913) was a pioneer French aviator.
Millard Harmon (1,210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Millard Fillmore Harmon Jr. (January 19, 1888 – February 26, 1945) was a lieutenant general in the United States Army Air Forces during the Pacific campaign
Edward Stinson (462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edward Anderson Stinson, Jr. (July 11, 1893 – January 26, 1932) was an American pilot and aircraft manufacturer. "Eddie" Stinson was the founder of Stinson
Hiram Percy Maxim (1,417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hiram Percy Maxim (September 2, 1869 – February 17, 1936) was an American radio pioneer and inventor, and co-founder (with Clarence D. Tuska) of the American
Edvard Rusjan (561 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edvard Rusjan (6 June 1886 – 9 January 1911) was a Italo-Slovenian flight pioneer and airplane constructor. He died in an airplane crash in Belgrade. Rusjan
Vincent Burnelli (767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vincent Justus Burnelli (November 22, 1895 – June 22, 1964) was an American aeronautics engineer, instrumental in furthering the lifting body and flying
Katherine Stinson (1,136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Katherine Stinson (February 14, 1891 – July 8, 1977) was a pioneering American aviator. She set flying records for aerobatic maneuvers, distance, and endurance
H. Roy Waite (108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Massachusetts . He is incorrectly listed as Howard Waite at the Early Birds of Aviation, but his WWI draft has him as Henry Roy Waite and working as a
Glenn Curtiss (4,159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Glenn Hammond Curtiss (May 21, 1878 – July 23, 1930) was an American aviation and motorcycling pioneer, and a founder of the U.S. aircraft industry. He
Ralph Hazlett Upson (519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ralph Hazlett Upson (June 21, 1888 – August 13, 1968) was a pioneer in the aviation field, holding Airship Pilot's Certificate #7, Balloon Pilot's Certificate
Carl S. Bates (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl S. Bates (January 1, 1884 – August 27, 1956) was an aviation pioneer from Clear Lake, Iowa. He piloted gliders in 1899, and in 1906 he designed a
Thomas Sopwith (1,344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith, CBE, Hon FRAeS (18 January 1888 – 27 January 1989) was an English aviation pioneer, business executive and yachtsman
Caleb Bragg (557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Caleb Smith Bragg (23 November 1885 – 24 October 1943) was an American racecar driver, speedboat racer, aviation pioneer, and automotive inventor. He participated
Horatio Barber (450 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Captain Horatio Claude Barber (1875–1964) was an early British aviation pioneer and First World War flight instructor. In 1911 he flew the first cargo
Edward Bayard Heath (298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edward Bayard Heath (November 17, 1888 – November 1, 1931) was an American Aircraft engineer. He was born on November 17, 1888 in Brooklyn, New York to
Roland Rohlfs (123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roland Rohlfs (1892 - 1974) was an American aviator. He was the son of Anna Katharine Green, the crime novelist; and Charles Rohlfs, the actor and furniture
Lincoln Beachey (2,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lincoln Beachey (March 3, 1887 – March 14, 1915) was a pioneer American aviator and barnstormer. He became famous and wealthy from flying exhibitions,
Joseph E. Carberry (305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph Eugene Carberry (July 20, 1887 – November 12, 1961) was a pioneer aviator. He won the Mackay Trophy in 1913 with Fred Seydel. He was born on July
J. Clifford Turpin (193 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James Clifford Turpin (6 May 1886 – January 1966) was a pioneer aviator with the Wright Exhibition Team. He was born on May 6, 1886. He attended Purdue
Frederick E. Humphreys (740 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frederick Erastus Humphreys (September 16, 1883 – January 20, 1941) was one of the original three military pilots trained by the Wright brothers and the
Harold D. Kantner (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harold Dewolf Kantner (February 23, 1886 – December 11, 1973) was a pioneer aviator. He was born on February 23, 1886 in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He attended
DeWitt Clinton Ramsey (403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Admiral DeWitt Clinton Ramsey (2 October 1888 – 7 September 1961) was a U.S. Navy officer and pioneer naval aviator who served as an aircraft carrier commander
Walter J. Carr (180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Walter J. Carr (1896 – 1970) was an American pilot and aircraft promoter. He was born in 1896. Carr learned for to fly in Chicago, Illinois, soloing in
Harry Ferguson (1,713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Henry George "Harry" Ferguson (4 November 1884 – 25 October 1960) was an Irish-born British mechanic and inventor who is noted for his role in the development
Reuben H. Fleet (1,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reuben Hollis Fleet (March 6, 1887 – October 29, 1975) was an American aviation pioneer, industrialist and army officer. Fleet founded and led several
Richard Bronaugh Barnitz (233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard Bronaugh Barnitz (November 25, 1891 – December 22, 1960) was a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army and the manager of the Los Angeles Airport from
Maurice Prévost (232 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Maurice Prévost memorial findagrave.com... Retrieved May 13, 2018] Maurice Prévost on The Early Birds of Aviation Maurice Prévost on Air Racing History
Harry Atwood (822 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harry Nelson Atwood (November 15, 1883 – July 14, 1967) was an American engineer and inventor known for pioneering work in the early days of aviation,
Morris M. Titterington (361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Morris Maxey Titterington (July 20, 1891 – July 11, 1928) was a pioneering aviator, and engineer. Titterington was born in Paris, Texas, the son of George
Matilde Moisant (972 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Matilde Josephine Moisant (September 13, 1878 – February 5, 1964) was an American pioneer aviator. She was the second woman in the United States to get
Albert Cushing Read (581 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Albert Cushing Read, Sr. (April 29, 1887 – October 10, 1967) was an aviator and Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. He and his crew made the first
Ed Musick (563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edwin Charles Musick (August 13, 1894 – January 11, 1938 in Pago Pago, American Samoa) was Chief Pilot for Pan American World Airways and pioneered many
F. Trubee Davison (1,277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frederick Trubee Davison (February 7, 1896 – November 14, 1974) was an American World War I aviator, Assistant United States Secretary of War, Director
James C. Mars (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James Cairn Mars (March 8, 1875 - July 25, 1944), also known Bud Mars and the Curtiss Daredevil, was an aviation pioneer. He was the eleventh pilot licensed
Arthur Burr Stone (417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arthur Burr Stone (1874–1943) also known as A. B. Stone and "Wizard" Stone, was an American aviation pioneer. He was born in 1874. Stone fell into Lake
Levitt Luzern Custer (155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Levitt Luzern Custer (July 27, 1888 – August 30, 1962) was the inventor of the statoscope and early motorized wheelchair, called the Custer chair. He was
Arthur P. Warner (296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arthur Pratt Warner (April 18, 1870, Jacksonville, Florida – March 22, 1957, Beloit, Wisconsin) was an American inventor, businessman and pioneer aviator
George William Beatty (630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
George William Beatty (August 28, 1887 – February 20, 1955) was a pioneer aviator who set early altitude and distance records, including one record set
Gustavo Salinas Camiña (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gustavo Adolfo Salinas Camiña (1893–1964) was a pioneer aviator. He was the first to use a plane to attack a ship at sea in the Action of 9 April 1914
Otto Timm (853 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Otto William Timm (October 28, 1893 – June 29, 1978) was a California-based barnstormer and aircraft manufacturer of German descent. Charles Lindbergh's
Theodor Kober (153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodor Kober (born February 13, 1865 in Stuttgart; died December 20, 1930 in Friedrichshafen) was a twentieth-century German aviation engineer who contributed
John Moisant (1,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Bevins Moisant (April 25, 1868 – December 31, 1910), known as the "King of Aviators," was an American aviator, aeronautical engineer, flight instructor
Robert Esnault-Pelterie (1,768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Albert Charles Esnault-Pelterie (November 8, 1881 – December 6, 1957) was a French aircraft designer and spaceflight theorist. He is referred to
Lawrence Malcolm Allison (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lawrence Malcolm Allison (1894–1974) was a maker of gliders and was a pioneer aviator. "Lawrence Malcolm Allison". Retrieved 2010-08-20. "Army Boy Builds
Hugh Robinson (aviator) (676 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hugh Armstrong Robinson (May 13, 1881 – 1963) was a pioneer in the earliest days of aviation, combining his skills of inventor, pilot, and daredevil. Among
Ernest Failloubaz (768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernest Failloubaz (27 July 1892 in Avenches – 14 May 1919 in Lausanne) was a Swiss aviation pioneer. He received pilot's brevet number 1, issued in Switzerland
Roy C. Kirtland (421 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roy Carrington Kirtland (14 May 1874 – 2 May 1941) was a United States Army soldier, officer and aviator. Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Louis Paulhan (1,698 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Isidore Auguste Marie Louis Paulhan, known as Louis Paulhan (French: [pɔlɑ̃]; 19 July 1883 – 10 February 1963), was a pioneering French aviator. He is
Edward Orrick McDonnell (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edward Orrick McDonnell (November 13, 1891 – January 6, 1960) was an American vice admiral and Medal of Honor recipient. He was born on 13 November 1891
Francis Thomas Evans Sr. (676 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Francis Thomas Evans Sr. (3 June 1886 – 14 March 1974) was a pioneer aviator. He was one of the earliest United States Marine Corps aviators, the first
John F. Curry (680 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major General John Francis Curry (April 22, 1886 – March 4, 1973) was the first national commander of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force
Lester F. Bishop (92 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lester Frank Bishop (April 12, 1889 – March 28, 1967) was a pioneer aviator who delivered air mail. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. He made his first
William Thaw II (850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lieutenant Colonel William Thaw II ((1893-08-12)12 August 1893 – (1934-04-22)22 April 1934) was a World War I flying ace credited with five confirmed and
Gustav Blondeau (135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gustav Jules Eugene Blondeau was an early pilot and went on to form Hewlett & Blondeau Limited, an aircraft manufacturer in the United Kingdom. He was
William Thaw II (850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lieutenant Colonel William Thaw II ((1893-08-12)12 August 1893 – (1934-04-22)22 April 1934) was a World War I flying ace credited with five confirmed and
Herbert Dargue (752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Herbert Arthur "Bert" Dargue (November 17, 1886 – December 12, 1941) was a career officer in the United States Army, reaching the rank of major general
Marshall Earle Reid (335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marshall Earle Reid (August 31, 1887 – December 5, 1955) was a pioneer early aviator. He was born on August 31, 1887 in Philadelphia to Josephine Elizabeth
Ralph C. Smith (1,157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major General Ralph Corbett Smith (November 27, 1893 – January 21, 1998) was a senior officer of the United States Army. After receiving early training
Holden C. Richardson (549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Holden Chester Richardson (December 7, 1878 – September 2, 1960), was a decorated officer in the United States Navy with the rank of captain. He is most
William Edmund Scripps (761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Edmund Scripps (May 6, 1882 – June 12, 1952) was a pioneer aviator and the publisher of The Detroit News. He was also an original founder of the
Vernon Burge (1,483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vernon Lee Burge (November 29, 1888 – September 6, 1971) was an aviation pioneer. He was the first American enlisted man to be certified as a military
Paul E. Garber (966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Edward Garber (August 31, 1899 - September 23, 1992) was the first head of the National Air Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington,
Harry Bingham Brown (82 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harry Bingham Brown (October 9, 1883 – 1954), was a pioneer aviator. He was born on October 9, 1883. He set an American height record for carrying a passenger
Louis Blériot (5,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Louis Charles Joseph Blériot (/ˈblɛrioʊ/ BLERR-ee-oh, also US: /ˈbleɪrioʊ, ˌbleɪriˈoʊ, blɛərˈjoʊ/ BLAY-ree-oh, -⁠OH, blair-YOH, French: [lwi bleʁjo]; 1
Robert G. Fowler (1,016 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert George Fowler (August 10, 1884 – June 15, 1966) was an early aviation pioneer and was the first person to make a west-to-east transcontinental flight
Léon Lemartin (2,138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Théodore Clovis Edmond Lemartin, known as Léon Lemartin (20 October 1883 Dunes, Tarn-et-Garonne – 18 June 1911, Vincennes) was a pioneer aviator who set
Arthur J. Hartman (352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arthur John Hartman (July 14, 1888 – October 19, 1970) was an American pilot and early aircraft builder. He was born on July 14, 1888 in Burlington, Iowa
William Harper Jr. (300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Harper Jr. was a pioneer aviator and aviation engineer with the Wright brothers. In 1912 he built his own airplane to fly out of Roosevelt Field
Carl Spaatz (2,625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Andrew Spaatz (born Spatz; June 28, 1891 – July 14, 1974), nicknamed "Tooey", was an American World War II general. As commander of Strategic Air
Patrick N. L. Bellinger (503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Patrick Nieson Lynch Bellinger (October 8, 1885 – May 30, 1962) was a United States Navy officer with the rank of Vice Admiral, a naval aviator and a naval
Albert Daniel Smith (200 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Albert Daniel Smith (February 6, 1887 – January 20, 1970) was a pioneer aviator and later a Brigadier General. He was born on February 6, 1887. He trained
Michael Gregor (aircraft engineer) (443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Michael Gregor, born Mikheil Grigorashvili (Georgian: მიხეილ გრიგორაშვილი) or Mikhail Leontyevich Grigorashvili (Russian: Михаил Леонтьевич Григорашвили)
Anthony Fokker (3,534 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anton Herman Gerard "Anthony" Fokker (6 April 1890 – 23 December 1939) was a Dutch aviation pioneer and aircraft manufacturer. He is most famous for the
Albert S. Heinrich (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Later he went to live in Fort Ashby, West Virginia. This from The Early Birds of Aviation CHIRP, January, 1975 Number 81 "Albert S. Heinrich". Early Aviators
Thomas J. Hanley Jr. (720 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas James Hanley, Jr. was an American Air Force Major General who served in the Pacific Theater during World War Two and commanded the 11th Air Force
Henri Lachambre (141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Henri Lachambre (30 December 1846, Vagney, Vosges – 12 June 1904) was a French manufacturer of balloons. His factory was in the Paris suburb Vaugirard
René Grandjean (736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
René Grandjean (November 12, 1884 – April 14, 1963) was a Swiss aviation pioneer. He designed and built the aircraft that was flown by Ernest Failloubaz
Frederick Richard Simms (1,815 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frederick Richard Simms (12 August 1863 – 22 April 1944) was a British mechanical engineer, businessman, prolific inventor and motor industry pioneer.
Oskar Bider (1,125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oskar Bider (July 12, 1891 in Langenbruck – July 7, 1919 in Dübendorf) was a Swiss aviation pioneer. Oskar Bider grew up in Langenbruck (canton of Basel-Land)
Karl Gehlen (32 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl Gehlen was the chief designer of the German Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen GmbH company, formed on June 17, 1912 by Diplom Ingenieur Theodor Kober, a
George E. A. Hallett (564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Colonel George Eustace Amyot Hallett (May 9, 1890 – June 2, 1982) was a pioneer aviator. He and John Cyril Porte planned to make the first transatlantic
Percival H. Spencer (697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Percival Hopkins Spencer (April 30, 1897 – January 16, 1995) was an American inventor, aviation pioneer, test pilot, and businessman. He was born on April
Frank Herbert Burnside (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frank Herbert Burnside (August 7, 1888 - August 26, 1935) was a record-holding pioneer airmail pilot. Frank Herbert Burnside was born on August 7, 1888
William Greene (aviator) (647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
William Greene (May 2, 1874 – August 28, 1952) was an early aviation pioneer who was one of the first American pilots and airplane constructor. He developed
Luis de Florez (835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Luis de Florez (March 4, 1889 − November, 1962) was a naval aviator and a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy that was actively involved in experimental
Theodore G. Ellyson (1,108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodore Gordon Ellyson, USN (27 February 1885 – 27 February 1928), nicknamed "Spuds", was the first United States Navy officer designated as an aviator
Ralph Royce (1,510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ralph Royce (28 June 1890 – 7 August 1965) was a United States Army Air Forces general during World War II. A West Point graduate who learned to fly in
Emil Meinecke (935 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lieutenant Emil Meinecke (20 July 1892 – 2 May 1975) was a German flying ace during World War I. After the war, he stayed in aviation, rising to the post
Alan R. Hawley (1,309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alan Ramsay Hawley (July 29, 1864 – February 16, 1938) was one of the early aviators in the United States. In 1910, he won the national race with his balloon
Igor Sikorsky (3,830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky (Russian: И́горь Ива́нович Сико́рский, IPA: [ˈiɡərʲ ɪˈvanəvitʃ sʲɪˈkorskʲɪj] (listen), tr. Ígor' Ivánovič Sikórskij; May 25, 1889 –
Alberto Salinas Carranza (290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alberto Salinas Carranza (November 15, 1892 – October 31, 1970) was a Mexican aviator who participated in the Mexican Revolution. Carranza was born in
Charles Franklin Niles (125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles Franklin Niles was an early aviator having been taught by Glenn Curtiss in 1913. It was stated in his obituary that he was the first to fly around
Elling Oliver Weeks (137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Elling Oliver Weeks (August 23, 1890 – September 10, 1956) was a pioneer aviator. Weeks was born in Slater, Iowa to Oliver A. Weeks and Rachel Halverson
Edwin Charles Parsons (1,078 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edwin Charles Parsons (24 September 1892 – 2 May 1968) aka Ted Parsons, was a Rear Admiral of the United States Navy, and former French Foreign Legionnaire
Short Brothers (4,883 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Short Brothers plc, usually referred to as Shorts or Short, is an aerospace company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Shorts was founded in 1908 in London
Albert Kimmerling (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Albert Kimmerling, (22 June 1882 Saint-Rambert-l'Île-Barbe – 9 June 1912, Mourmelon, France) was a pioneer aviator who made the first airplane flight in
Thomas F. Hamilton (3,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Foster Hamilton (July 28, 1894 – August 12, 1969) was a pioneering aviator and the founder of the Hamilton Standard Company. Since 1930, Hamilton
Didier Masson (1,775 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Didier Masson (23 February 1886 – 2 June 1950) was a pioneering French aviator. He was born in Asnières, France. He died and was buried in Mérida, Yucatan
Stedman Shumway Hanks (562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stedman Shumway Hanks (July 17, 1889 – May 23, 1979) was one of the early aviators in the United States. After leaving active military service, he became
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Johan Willem Emile Louis Hilgers (19 December 1886 – 21 July 1945), more commonly known as Jan Hilgers or John Hilgers, was an Indo (Eurasian) aviator
John Henry Towers (2,601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Henry Towers (January 30, 1885 – April 30, 1955) was a United States Navy admiral and pioneer naval aviator. He made important contributions to the
Andrés Aldasoro (247 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aldasoro and Eduardo Aldasoro Suárez, Air Pilots members of the Early Birds of Aviation were born. During the last stages of General Díaz, he became Underminister
Allan Lockheed (4,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Allan Haines Lockheed (January 20, 1889 – May 26, 1969), born Allan Haines Loughead, was an American aviation pioneer and engineer. He formed the Alco
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Assen "Jerry" Jordanoff (Bulgarian: Асен Христов Йорданов) born Asen Hristov Yordanov, September 2, 1896, Sofia, Bulgaria – d. October 19, 1967, White
Mathilde Franck (322 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mathilde Franck died in 1956. "Mathilde Franck 1866-1956". The Early Birds of Aviation. Retrieved 25 December 2016. "From triumph in the skies to a forgotten
Paul W. Beck (5,885 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Ward Beck (1 December 1876 – 4 April 1922) was an officer in the United States Army, an aviation pioneer, and one of the first military pilots. Although
Bertram Dickson (446 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
International Civil Aviation Organization The Early Birds of Aviation - Bertram Dickson The Early Birds of Aviation - Bertram Dickson bertram-dickson.com -
Exposition universelle et internationale (1913) (712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Crombez -1960". from CONTACT by Henry Serrano Villard, p. 189. The Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Retrieved 8 December 2010. Official website of the BIE Photograph
Lewis H. Brereton (10,538 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lewis Hyde Brereton (June 21, 1890 – July 20, 1967) was a military aviation pioneer and lieutenant general in the United States Air Force. A 1911 graduate
Jane Herveu (219 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
She died on 14 January 1955. "Jeanne Herveux 1885–1955". The Early Birds of Aviation. Retrieved 26 December 2016. "Les femmes et l'aéronautique" (PDF)
Bach Aircraft (115 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
did not manufacture any further new designs. "Biography". The Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Retrieved 1 January 2020. "The Quiet Professor". Air Progress
Action of 9 April 1914 (575 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Y Crowell Company, as quoted on Ralph Cooper's website The Early Birds of Aviation on the page devoted to Moisant's Cross-Channel Flight, 1910. http://www
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France in 1910. Rene Simon, Earlyaviators.com "René Simon". THE EARLY BIRDS OF AVIATION. George Ficke. 2005. Retrieved September 19, 2015. Kane 1997, p
Flavio Baracchini (738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
76-77. Cooper, Ralph. "Flavio Torello Baracchini 1895–1928". Early Birds of Aviation. Retrieved 2009-09-03. Spad VII Aces of World War I. p. 66. Franks
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at the time of her birth in the Russian Empire. Writing on the Early Birds of Aviation website in 2006, the Estonian author and aeronautical historian
Edgar S. Gorrell (11,574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Villa", History net.com Edgar S. Gorrell Collection 1936–1940, Biographical Note, NASM Archives Edgar Staley Gorrell 1891-18945, Early Birds of Aviation
Flight altitude record (3,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Donati 1894– Archived 2010-09-27 at the Wayback Machine". The Early Birds of Aviation. Retrieved 2 June 2010. Détré, Georges. "J'ai piloté le Potez 506
U.S. Air Force aeronautical rating (5,286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 1-85532-339-7 History: The 1913 Military Aviator's Badge awarded to Captain Paul W. Beck, U.S. Infantry, by Walter Schott The Early Birds of Aviation, Inc.
Raynal Bolling (4,444 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Statement of Private Holder 1919". A Business Man in Uniform. The Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Retrieved 26 October 2012. pp. 198-201 and Apprendix I Hennessy
Jimmie Mattern (740 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Experimental Test Pilots. Honorary Fellows / list as of 1997. The Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. - Mattern Lockheed Vega "Century of Progress", after landing
Dean Smith (pilot) (2,609 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
organization of pioneers who flew solo before December 17, 1916. The Early Birds of Aviation. Retrieved July 19, 2016. "Magazine has Life Sketch of Dean Smith"
Junior Birdmen (593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Birdmen of America". Detroit Sunday Times, September 8, 1935; The Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Retrieved 2015-10-14. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
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the Air Force Association, Arlington, Virginia Paul W. Beck, The Early Birds of Aviation Provisional Aero Company in flight, Fort Sam Houston, Texas Parade
Alfred V. Verville (3,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
object=siris_arc_366584 Cooper, Ralph (2004). "Alfred Verville". The Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2014-05-01
Early flying machines (14,510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pre-Wright flying machines Aviation Pioneers: An Anthology The Early Birds of Aviation Plane truth: list of greatest technical breakthroughs in manned
Rodrig Goliescu (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
flight tested his "Aviocoleopter", the first VTOL aircraft. The Early Birds of Aviation - Rodrig Goliescu ROMANIAN AIR FORCE HISTORY Romanian Air Force
Winifred Spooner (1,245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
uk. Retrieved 17 January 2019. "Winifred Spooner's Grave". The Early Birds of Aviation. Retrieved 8 December 2017. Winfred E. Spooner at Early Aviators
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Aviation Field Registry Bio by Ray L. Bellande General Aviation News, pioneering pilot This Day in Aviation, the Lockheed Vega Early Birds of Aviation
List of people on the postage stamps of the United States (8,138 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISSN 0040-9332. Cooper, Ralph (2004). "Alfred Verville". The Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2014-05-01
Women in aviation (16,734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dave (November 14, 2004). "Bozena Laglerova". Early Aviators. The Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Archived from the original on 27 September 2012. Retrieved
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and Burial Crypt, Parc de Villeneuve-l'Etang Garches, France The Early Birds of Aviation, Inc. Copyright@ 14 January 2000, Ralph Cooper; revised: 13 October