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The first century of federal civilian aviation

The first century of federal civilian aviation

1903-2003

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Published by General Services Administration, Office of Governmentwide Policy, Office of Transportation and Personal Property in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government aircraft -- United States -- History,
  • Air pilots -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.S. General Services Administration.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Services Administration. Office of Transportation and Personal Property.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17623369M
    OCLC/WorldCa55950602

      In celebration of years of naval aviation, Northrop Grumman announced this week sponsorship of a book honoring the history and sacrifice of Navy pilots. FLY NAVY: Celebrating the First Century of Naval Aviation showcases Erik Hildebrandt’s naval photography. From the front lines of AfghanistanAuthor: Neel Mehta. The Putt-Putt Air Force: The Story of the Civilian Pilot Training Program and the War Training Service, by Patricia Strickland. Published by the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration,

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    Synopsis Local businessman and inventor John Ellis Fowler introduced the concept of the flying machine to Mobile and South Alabama. Fowler's innovative designs mark the beginning of the remarkable aviation heritage of Alabama's port city, a legacy further enhanced by the evolution of military and civilian aviation on Alabama's Gulf Coast. The Aeronca K series, Aeronca Chief, Aeronca Super Chief, Aeronca Tandem, Aeronca Scout, Aeronca Sea Scout, Aeronca Champion and Aeronca Defender were a family of American high-winged light touring aircraft, designed and built starting in the late s by Aeronca Aircraft. 1 Design and development. 3 Operational history. 4 Operators (military)Manufacturer: Aeronca.


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