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Phoebe Omlie (1902 - 1975)

"Omlie"

Omlie was the first woman to receive an airplane mechanic's license, the first licensed female transport pilot, and the first woman to be appointed to a federal position in the aviation field. Du...

11/11/2019 9/24/2020

Thomas Heyward Gignilliat (1863-1911) was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of William Robert and Harriet W. Heyward Gignilliat. He received his early education in Savannah schools and graduated fro...

8/8/2020 8/8/2020

Arthur Middleton Young MP (1905 - 1995)

Arthur Middleton Young (November 3, 1905 – May 30, 1995) was an American inventor, helicopter pioneer, cosmologist, philosopher, astrologer and author. Young was the designer of Bell Helicopter's fir...

7/13/2018 8/7/2020

Dexter Charles Martin (1897 - 1982)

Aviation pioneer. Martin was born on January 2, 1897, in Santa Ana, California, to Jesse Martin and Belle Southwell. The exploits of Glenn Martin, who built gliders in Santa Ana, inspired Martin’s in...

8/6/2020 8/6/2020

Sir Geoffrey de Havilland MP (1882 - 1965)

Name: GEOFFREY @ DE HAVILLAND Prefix: Capt. Sir Given Name: GEOFFREY @ Surname: DE HAVILLAND Sex: M _UID: 2A9ED706463CD811BE490080C8C142CC2EF9 Change Date: 14 Aug 2004 Note: De Havillan...

11/14/2008 7/27/2020

Hereward de Havilland (1894 - 1976)

Hereward de Havilland (2 December 1894 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire – 12 September 1976 in Australia) was a pioneer British aviator, test pilot and member of the de Havilland company. One of the three s...

3/26/2018 7/27/2020

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- During his two months in combat, Donaldson became a highly skilled fighter pilot and ...

7/20/2020 7/20/2020

. Thomas George Lanphier Sr. (April 16, 1890 – October 9, 1972) was a retired Colonel in the United States Army Air Corps, and was Commanding Officer of Selfridge Field in Michigan from late 1924 to ...

6/24/2020 6/24/2020

George Alton Stewart (1897 - 1929)

George Alton Stewart, pioneer aviator, was born in Buies Creek, Harnett County, the son of George Washington and Sally Jackson Stewart. He was educated in the schools of Buies Creek and at Coats High...

3/15/2020 3/15/2020

Louise Marcellus Thaden (1905 - 1979)

"Iris", "Louise"

Iris Louise McPhetridge Thaden (November 12, 1905 – November 9, 1979) was an American aviation pioneer, holder of numerous aviation records, and the first woman to win the Bendix trophy, alongside Bl...

1/18/2015 9/15/2019

Mary Webb Nicholson (1905 - 1943)

Aviator. First woman licensed pilot in the state of North Carolina. She set the light plane altitude record for the state in 1931 when she flew a Curtiss-Wright Junior airplane to 15,200 feet. She beca...

3/28/2018 9/7/2019

United States Army Air Forces general and aviation pioneer. In 1926-1927, he was one of the 10 pilots that flew five Loening OA-1A amphibious aircraft on the historic U.S. Army Pan-American Flight, a...

8/16/2019 8/16/2019

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 to 1952. Profession: Aeronautical engineer, Air...

4/22/2018 7/9/2019

Frederick George Miles MP (1903 - 1976)

foto da Frederick George Miles (22 March 1903 – 15 August 1976) was a British aircraft designer and manufacturer who designed numerous light civil and military aircraft and a range of prototypes. The...

3/25/2017 4/28/2018

Maxine Miles (1901 - 1984)

Maxine "Blossom" Miles, born 19 October 1901 as Maxine Forbes-Robertson, was a British aviation engineer, socialite, and businesswoman. She was born into a well-known family of actors. She became int...

9/14/2010 3/21/2018

1st Lt. Henry Post (1885 - 1914)

Henry Burnet Post (June 15, 1885 – February 9, 1914) was a first lieutenant in the US Army and a pioneer aviator who was killed in a crash. He set the altitude record of 12,120 feet. He was the s...

10/16/2012 2/16/2018

James Allen (1824 - 1897)

James Allen (1824-1897) a native of Barrington, became the pioneer American balloonist when he made the first of over 150 ascensions in 1856. The “Zephyrus,” the first of his fifteen balloons, rose t...

12/13/2017 12/13/2017

Clement Agnès Ader MP (1841 - 1925)

Clément Ader (2 April 1841 – 3 May 1925)[1] was a French inventor and engineer who was born in Muret, Haute-Garonne (a distant suburb of Toulouse), and died in Toulouse. He is remembered primarily for ...

8/11/2017 8/11/2017

Percival H. Spencer (c.1897 - c.1995)

Percival Hopkins Spencer (April 30, 1897 – January 16, 1995) was an American inventor, aviation pioneer, test pilot and businessman. Biography He was born on April 30, 1897 to Christopher Miner S...

7/16/2009 7/14/2017

Mary C. Alexander (1893 - 1955)

Mary C. Alexander (March 2, 1893–April 16,1955) was one of the first women to become a commercial pilot. A native of Loudoun County, she resided in Lynchburg from about 1917 to 1935 and in 1924 becam...

6/28/2017 6/28/2017

Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier (1754-1785) est un scientifique français des Lumières et avec François Laurent d'Arlandes, l'un des deux premiers aéronautes de l'histoire.

9/15/2013 3/5/2017

Karl Arnstein, Ing., Dr.tech.sci. (1887 - 1974)

"Carl"

Read on Wikipedia: Karl Arnstein (* 24. März 1887 in Prag; † 12. Dezember 1974 in Bryan, Ohio) war ein Ingenieur der Zeppelin- und Prallluftschiffkonstruktion in Deutschland und den USA. See also : W...

4/20/2013 2/16/2017

Robert Albert Charles Esnault-Pelterie (November 8, 1881 – December 6, 1957) was a pioneering French aircraft designer and spaceflight theorist. He is referred to as being one of the founders of mode...

2/14/2017 2/14/2017

John H. McMasters (1939 - 2008)

John H. McMasters (April 26, 1939 – February 13, 2008) was an aeronautical engineer notable for his contributions to aerodynamics and engineering education. Early life and education McMasters was...

9/25/2016 9/25/2016

Don R. Berlin MP (1898 - 1982)

Donovan Reese Berlin (June 13, 1898 – May 17, 1982) was an American military aircraft designer and aircraft industry executive. Among the many designs with which he is associated, are the Curtiss P-3...

9/25/2016 9/25/2016

Charles Fayette Taylor (1894 - 1996)

"Fay Taylor"

Charles Fayette Taylor (1894-1996), took an early interest in internal combustion engines and aviation, worked for the Wright brothers, and, after a long career in engineering, may be best remembered...

8/28/2016 8/28/2016

Eula Pearl Scott MP (1915 - 2005)

"Eula Pearl Kizarr"

Eula Pearl Carter Scott (1915–2005) became the youngest pilot in the United States on September 12, 1929, when she took her first solo flight. Biography From 1995 Chickasaw Hall of Fame inductee - ...

3/6/2016 3/6/2016

. Peyton Conway March, Jr. (December 31, 1896 – February 18, 1918) was an American soldier and pioneer aviator.

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

Nevil Shute (1899 - 1960)

"Nevil Shute"

Nevil Shute Norway (17 January 1899 – 12 January 1960) was an English novelist and aeronautical engineer who spent his later years in Australia. He used his full name in his engineering career and Ne...

12/31/2015 12/31/2015

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 aviation pioneer. Biography He was born...

8/8/2015 8/8/2015

Captain Henry C. Mustin (1874 - 1923)

Henry Croskey Mustin (6 February 1874 – 23 August 1923) was a pioneering naval aviator who undertook the auspicious task of establishing the first Naval Aeronautic Station (now Naval Air Station Pe...

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

Paul B. MacCready (1925 - 2007)

Paul B. MacCready, Jr. (September 25, 1925 - August 28, 2007) was an American aeronautical engineer. He was the founder of AeroVironment and the designer of the human-powered aircraft that won the Kr...

9/7/2012 8/3/2015

Robert Ellsworth Gross (1897 - 1961)

) Robert Ellsworth Gross (May 11, 1897 – September 3, 1961) was an American businessman involved in the field of aviation. His first venture, the Viking Flying Boat Company, failed with the loss of...

10/13/2013 5/18/2015

Courtlandt Sherrington Gross (1904 - 1982)

"Cort"

Courtlandt Sherrington "Cort" Gross (21 November 1904 – 15 July 1982) was an American aviation pioneer and executive who served as a leading officer of Lockheed Corporation for 35 years. He retired...

10/13/2013 5/18/2015

Clarence Chamberlin (1893 - 1976)

Clarence Duncan Chamberlin (November 11, 1893 – October 30/31, 1976) was an American pioneer of aviation, being the second man to pilot a fixed-wing aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean, from New York ...

3/27/2015 3/27/2015

Laura Ingalls (1893 - 1967)

) Laura Houghtaling Ingalls (December 14, 1893 – January 10, 1967) was a pilot who won the Harmon Trophy. Biography She was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 14, 1893 to Francis Abbott Ingal...

3/26/2015 3/26/2015

L. Welch Pogue (1899 - 2003)

Lloyd Welch Pogue (October 21, 1899 – May 10, 2003) was an American aviation attorney and chairman of the now-defunct Civil Aeronautics Board.

3/13/2015 3/13/2015

Dick Merrill (1894 - 1982)

Henry Tyndall "Dick" Merrill (February 1, 1894 – October 31, 1982) was an early aviation pioneer. Among his feats he was the highest paid air mail pilot, flew the first round-trip transatlantic fligh...

11/24/2014 11/24/2014

Captain Harry Gantz (1887 - 1949)

Captain Harry Gantz (born in Deadwood, South Dakota on September 4, 1887; died August 11, 1949 in Cairns, Queensland, Australia), served as a second lieutenant in the Philippine Constabulary from 1907 ...

11/23/2014 11/23/2014

Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin MP (1838 - 1917)

See Wikipedia... Fra 1880'erne beskæftigede Zeppelin sig med problemerne i forbindelse med styrebare balloner og begyndte i 1899 bygningen af sin første styrebare ballon, der i 1900 foretog tre fly...

4/14/2010 11/22/2014

Tom Campbell Black (1899 - 1936)

Tom Campbell Black (December 1899, Brighton, England – 19 September 1936, Liverpool, England) was a famous English aviator. He was the son of Alice Jean McCullough and Hugh Milner Black. He became ...

11/5/2014 11/5/2014

Vice Admiral Frederick M. Trapnell (1902 - 1975)

"Fred"

Frederick Mackay "Fred" Trapnell (July 9, 1902 - January 30, 1975) was a United States Navy admiral and aviation pioneer. Trapnell was the first US Navy pilot to fly a jet aircraft, was considered th...

8/7/2014 8/7/2014

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...Sir George Cayley , 6th Baronet of Brompton (27 December 1773 – 15 December 1857) was a prolific English engineer and one of the most important people in the histo...

9/23/2011 7/18/2014

Glenn Luther Martin (1886 - 1995)

"Lockheed Martin company"

Glenn Luther Martin (January 17, 1886 – December 5, 1955) was an American aviation pioneer. He designed and built his own aircraft and was an active pilot. He founded his own aircraft company in 1912...

6/19/2014 6/22/2014

Augustus Moore Herring (1867 - 1926)

Augustus Moore Herring (August 3, 1867 – July 17, 1926) was an American aviation pioneer, who sometimes is claimed by Michigan promoters to be the first true aviator of a motorized heavier-than-air a...

5/17/2014 5/17/2014

Lt. Walter R. Taliaferro (1880 - 1915)

Lieutenant Walter R. Taliaferro (September 9, 1880 in Campbell County, Kentucky – October 11, 1915 in San Diego) was a United States Army aviator who died in a flying accident. After his first and ...

5/9/2014 5/9/2014

Albert Bond Lambert (1875 - 1946)

Albert Bond Lambert was an American golfer who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics and in the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was also a prominent St. Louis aviator and benefactor of aviation. Early life...

4/29/2014 4/29/2014

Ivan Bjelovučić MP (1889 - 1949)

"Juan Bielovucic", "Jean Bielovucic", "Juan Bielovucic Jean Bielovucic Bjelovučić", "Juan Bielovucic Jean Bielovucic Bielovucic"

Regarded as the first Croatian aviator. 1910. Preletjevši prvi relaciju Pariz-Bordeaux, Ivan Bjelovucic je samo u jednom danu preletio 295 km, i time postigao novi rekord koji je do tada držao njegov...

3/18/2014 3/18/2014

Professor Auguste Piccard MP (1884 - 1962)

Auguste Antoine Piccard (28 January 1884 – 24 March 1962) was a Swiss physicist, inventor and explorer. Biography Piccard and his twin brother Jean Felix were born in Basel, Switzerland. Showing an...

2/23/2014 2/23/2014

Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (1895 - 1981)

Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (January 5, 1895 – May 17, 1981) was an American high-altitude balloonist, and in later life an Episcopal priest. She held the women's altitude record for nearly three decade...

2/23/2014 2/23/2014

Jean Felix Piccard (1884 - 1963)

Jean Felix Piccard (Basel, Switzerland, January 28, 1884 – January 28, 1963, Minneapolis, Minnesota), also known as Jean Piccard, was a Swiss-born American chemist, engineer, professor and high-altit...

2/23/2014 2/23/2014

Major General Orvil Arson Anderson (May 2, 1895 - August 24, 1965) was a pioneer balloonist. In 1935 he and Albert William Stevens won the Mackay Trophy when they set a record of 72,395 feet in the...

2/19/2010 2/23/2014

Katherine Haskell (1874 - 1929)

Katharine Wright (August 19, 1874 – March 3, 1929) was the only sister of aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright, and was very supportive of the brothers in their quest to perfect manned flight....

7/8/2007 1/11/2014

Jerome Clarke Hunsaker (1886 - 1984)

Jerome Clarke Hunsaker (August 26, 1886 – September 10, 1984) was an American airman born in Creston, Iowa, and educated at the Naval Academy and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Life H...

12/18/2013 12/18/2013

William F. Durand (1859 - 1958)

William F. Durand (March 5, 1859 – August 9, 1958) was a United States naval officer and pioneer mechanical engineer. He contributed significantly to the development of aircraft propellers. He was th...

12/18/2013 12/18/2013

Henry Adler Berliner (1895 - 1970)

Henry Adler Berliner (December 13, 1895 – May 1, 1970) was a United States aircraft and helicopter pioneer. Sixth son of inventor Emile Berliner, he was born in Washington, D.C.. After a short time...

8/30/2008 12/17/2013

Harold Elstner Talbott, Jr. was the third United States Secretary of the Air Force. Biography He was born in Dayton, Ohio, in March 1888 and died in 1957. He attended The Hill School in Pottsto...

11/26/2013 11/26/2013

Noel Wien (1899 - 1977)

Noel Wien (June 8, 1899 – July 19, 1977) was an American pioneer aviator. He was the founder of Wien Air Alaska, Alaska's first airline. Biography Born in Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin, Wien learned ...

5/8/2008 10/17/2013

Leigh Wade (1897 - 1991)

Leigh Wade was born in Cassopolis, Michigan in 1896 and graduated from high school there in 1915. He enlisted in the National Guard in June 1916, and a year later became an aviation cadet in Decemb...

10/17/2013 10/17/2013

Robert Campbell Reeve (1902 - 1980)

""Bob""

Robert Campbell "Bob" Reeve (March 27, 1902 – August 25, 1980) was the founder of Reeve Aleutian Airways. Childhood Bob Reeve was born in Waunakee, Wisconsin on March 27, 1902. He was one of tw...

10/16/2013 10/16/2013

John Bevins Moisant (1868 - 1910)

John Bevins Moisant (April 25, 1868 – December 31, 1910), known as the "King of Aviators," was an American aviator, aeronautical engineer, flight instructor, businessman, and revolutionary. As a pi...

10/16/2013 10/16/2013

Matilde E. Moisant (1878 - 1964)

Matilde E. Moisant (September 13, 1878 – February 5, 1964) was an American pioneer aviator. She was the second woman in the United States to get a pilot's license. Early life Moisant was born i...

10/16/2013 10/16/2013

Harold Frederick Pitcairn (1897 - 1960)

"Harold Frederick /Pitcairn/"

Harold F. Pitcairn (1897–1960) was an American aviation inventor and pioneer. He played a key role in the development of the autogyro and founded the Autogiro Company of America. He patented a number...

6/19/2008 10/16/2013

Ruth Rowland Nichols (1901 - 1960)

Ruth Rowland Nichols (February 23, 1901 – September 25, 1960) was an aviation pioneer. She was the only woman yet to hold simultaneous world records for speed, altitude, and distance for a female pil...

10/15/2013 10/15/2013

John Joseph Montgomery (1858 - 1911)

John Joseph Montgomery (February 15, 1858 – October 31, 1911) was an American aviation pioneer, inventor, and professor at Santa Clara College in Santa Clara, California. Chronology In 1884 Montg...

10/15/2013 10/15/2013

William Moffett Encyclopedia of World Biography | 2004 | COPYRIGHT 2004 The Gale Group Inc. (Hide copyright information) Copyright William Moffett Considered by many to be the architect of United S...

4/11/2008 10/15/2013

Admiral Marc Mitscher (1887 - 1947)

Admiral Marc Andrew "Pete" Mitscher (January 26, 1887 – February 3, 1947) was a pioneer in naval aviation who became an admiral in the United States Navy, and served as commander of the Fast Carr...

10/15/2013 10/15/2013

Grover Cleveland Loening MP (1888 - 1976)

Grover Cleveland Loening (September 12, 1888 – February 29, 1976) was an American aircraft manufacturer. Biography Loening was born in Bremen, German Empire, on September 12, 1888 while his Ame...

2/4/2009 10/15/2013

Allan Haines Lockheed (1889 - 1969)

Allan Haines Loughead (January 20, 1889 – May 26, 1969), later changed to Allan Haines Lockheed, was an American aviation pioneer and engineer. He formed the Alco Hydro-Aeroplane Company along with h...

10/15/2013 10/15/2013

Edwin Albert Link Jr. (1904 - 1981)

Edwin Albert Link (July 26, 1904 – September 7, 1981) was a pioneer in aviation, underwater archaeology, and submersibles. He is best known for inventing the flight simulator, commercialized in 1929,...

2/18/2009 10/15/2013

Frank Purdy Lahm (November 17, 1877 – July 7, 1963) was an American aviation pioneer, the "nation's first military aviator", and a general officer in the United States Army Air Corps and Army Air F...

10/14/2013 10/14/2013

A. Roy Knabenshue (1875 - 1960)

"Roy"

Grave Marker inscription: Roy Knabenshue 1876-1960 America's First Dirigible Pilot St. Louis, Mo. Oct. 24, 1904 Father of Aerial Transportation Built First Passenger Dirigible in US. Au...

5/2/2009 10/14/2013

Albert Francis Hegenberger (September 30, 1895 – August 31, 1983) was a Major General in the United States Air Force and a pioneering aviator who set a flight distance record with Lester J. Maitland,...

10/14/2013 10/14/2013

Eugene Burton Ely (1886 - 1911)

Eugene Burton Ely (October 21, 1886 – October 19, 1911) was an aviation pioneer, credited with the first shipboard aircraft take off and landing. Background Ely was born in Williamsburg, Iowa and...

10/13/2013 10/13/2013

Alexander P. de Seversky (1894 - 1974)

Alexander Nikolaievich Prokofiev de Seversky (Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Проко́фьев-Се́верский) (June 7, 1894 – August 24, 1974) was a Russian–American aviation pioneer, inventor, and influentia...

10/13/2013 10/13/2013

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 in the Army Air Forces. He was a pioneer mili...

10/13/2013 10/13/2013

Lawrence Burst Sperry (1892 - 1923)

Lawrence Burst Sperry (born 22 December 1892; Chicago, Illinois, United States – died on or about 23 December 1923; English Channel) was an aviation pioneer. Biography He was the third son of gyr...

10/12/2013 10/12/2013

Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky MP (1889 - 1972)

"Игорь Иванович Сикорский"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Igor Sikorsky (May 25, 1889 – October 26, 1972), born Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky was a Russian American pioneer of aviation in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircra...

5/16/2010 10/12/2013

Samuel Pierpont Langley MP (1834 - 1906)

Samuel Pierpont Langley was an American astronomer, physicist, inventor of the bolometer and aviation pioneer. He attended Boston Latin School, graduated from English High School of Boston, was an as...

8/30/2008 10/12/2013

Harry B. Combs (1913 - 2003)

Harry Combs (27 January 1913 - 23 December 2003) was an United States aviation pioneer and author of many fiction and non-fiction books from Denver, Colorado Harry Combs "lived and breathed the Gol...

10/12/2013 10/12/2013

Clarence Duncan Chamberlin (November 11, 1893 – October 30/31, 1976) was the second man to pilot a fixed-wing aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean, from New York to the European mainland, while carryin...

10/12/2013 10/12/2013

Clyde Vernon Cessna (1879 - 1954)

Clyde Vernon Cessna (December 5, 1879 – November 20, 1954) was an American aircraft designer, aviator, and founder of the Cessna Aircraft Corporation. Biography Clyde Vernon Cessna was born in Ha...

10/12/2013 10/12/2013

Lawrence Dale Bell (1894 - 1956)

Lawrence Dale "Larry" Bell (April 5, 1894 – October 20, 1956) was an American industrialist and founder of Bell Aircraft Corporation. Bell was born in Mentone, Indiana and lived there until 1907, w...

10/12/2013 10/12/2013

Walter Herschel Beech (1891 - 1950)

Walter Herschel Beech (January 30, 1891 – November 29, 1950) was an American pioneer aviator and founder of Beech Aircraft Company. Biography He was born in Pulaski, Tennessee on January 30, 1891...

10/12/2013 10/12/2013

Lincoln J. Beachey (1887 - 1915)

Lincoln J. Beachey (March 3, 1887 – March 14, 1915) was a pioneer American aviator and barnstormer. He became famous and wealthy from flying exhibitions, staging aerial stunts, helping invent aerobat...

10/12/2013 10/12/2013

Pioneer Oilman, and aviator Walter Helmerich began his career in oil exploration in Kansas and then moved his operation to Texas in 1919 in order to participate in the development of the Ranger, Brec...

10/7/2013 10/7/2013

Baden Fletcher Smyth Baden-Powell, FS, FRAS, FRMetS (22 May 1860–3 October 1937) was the youngest son of Baden Powell, and the brother of Robert Baden-Powell, Warington Baden-Powell, George Baden-Pow...

11/13/2010 8/15/2013

Samuel Franklin Cody MP (1867 - 1913)

"Samuel Franklin Cody"

Samuel Franklin Cowdery (later known as Samuel Franklin Cody ) (6 March 1867 – 7 August 1913) was born in Davenport, Iowa, USA. He was an early pioneer of manned flight, most famous for his work on...

8/2/2013 8/2/2013

Sir Alliott Verdon Roe MP (1877 - 1958)

"Alliott Verdon Roe"

Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe OBE, Hon. FRAeS, FIAS (26 April 1877 – 4 January 1958) was a pioneer English pilot and aircraft manufacturer, and founder in 1910 of the Avro company. After experimenting...

8/2/2013 8/2/2013

Audrey Florice Durrell Drummond Sale-Barker (1903 - 1994)

"Audrey Douglas-Hamilton", "Countess of Selkirk"

Audrey Florice Durrell Drummond Sale-Barker (b. 1903 in Chelsea, London, d. 21 December 1994 in Dorset, England), nicknamed Wendy, was a British alpine skiing champion and prominent aviator. She was ...

5/28/2013 5/28/2013

Manfred 'the Red Baron' von Richthofen MP (1892 - 1918)

"'The Red Baron'"

Better known as "The Red Baron," WWI German ace fighter pilot. 80 confirmed kills during countless sorties between 1916 and April 21st, 1918. Links: Geneall Die Siege des Manfred von Richthof...

12/18/2008 4/15/2013

Merian Caldwell Cooper (1893 - 1973)

Merian Caldwell Cooper (1893–1973) was an American aviator, United States Air Force and Polish Air Force officer, adventurer, screenwriter, film director and producer. His most famous film was the 1933...

3/26/2012 3/28/2013

Hubert Latham MP (1883 - 1912)

Arthur Louis Hubert Latham attempted to beat Bleriot and be the first man to fly across the English Channel from Calais to Dover in his Antoinette VII on 25/07/1909. His statue is situated in a wonderf...

1/23/2011 3/9/2013

Marcel Dassault, né Marcel Ferdinand Bloch le 22 janvier 1892 à Paris IXe et mort le 17 avril 1986 à Neuilly-sur-Seine, est un ingénieur, homme politique et entrepreneur français. Il est surtout connu ...

2/28/2010 3/8/2013

Santos Dumont, o Pai da Aviação MP (1873 - 1932)

"Alberto Santos Dumont", "Santos Dumont"

Alberto Santos-Dumont (Portuguese pronunciation: [%C9%90w%CB%88b%C9%9B%CA%81tu ˈsɐ̃tuz duˈmõ]; 20 July 1873 – 23 July 1932) was a Brazilian aviation pioneer. The heir of a wealthy family of coffee prod...

2/22/2009 3/6/2013

Louis Blériot MP (1872 - 1936)

Louis Charles Joseph Blériot (1er juillet 1872 à Cambrai1 - 2 août 1936 à Paris) était un constructeur de lanternes d'automobiles, d'avions et de motocyclettes et pilote pionnier de l'aviation français...

3/5/2013 3/5/2013

Claude Grahame-White MP (1879 - 1959)

"Claude Graham White"

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 1910 London to Manchester air race. ...

4/27/2012 1/15/2013

Randolph Gilliam "Dizzy" Page was an early pioneer of the U.S. air mail industry before his death in plane crash in 1930.* Residence : 1900 -  Ansted & Hawks Nest towns, Fayette, West Virginia, USA* Ra...

7/18/2009 1/8/2013

Ruth Chatterton MP (1892 - 1961)

Ruth Chatterton (December 24, 1892 – November 24, 1961) was an American stage, film, and television actress. She was at her most popular in the early to mid-1930s, and in the same era gained prominence...

12/26/2012 12/26/2012