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1. ''We All Had a Cause'': Kansas City's Bomber Plant, 1941-1945 ''We All Had a Cause'': Kansas City's Bomber Plant, 1941-1945 Winter 2005-2006 The B-25 bomber was crucial to the war effort during World War II and many of these bombers were made in North American Aviation's Kansas City, Kansas facility. "This article describes the origin and development...

2. 100 Years of Aviation 100 Years of Aviation Summer 2003 Entire issue of Gateway Heritage devoted to flight. Includes primary sources such as letters by the Wright brothers and Charles Lindbergh. Chapters are: How We Made The First Flight; To Octave Chanute,...

3. A Roar from the Sky: Air-Mindedness in Wichita A Roar from the Sky: Air-Mindedness in Wichita January//1991 Early aviation in Wichita with some overall relation to Kansas City. Photographs of early Cessna aircrafts in Wichita.

4. Aerospace Industry in Kansas City: Kansas City Companies Meet Space-Age Demands Aerospace Industry in Kansas City: Kansas City Companies Meet Space-Age Demands June 1964 Photos and article by Charles Kimball, the president of the Midwest Research Institute, about the aerospace industry in Kansas City, especially research and development "locally by Spencer Chemical, a...

5. Air Age Here: Kansas City to Be One of World's Leading Aviation Centers Air Age Here: Kansas City to Be One of World's Leading Aviation Centers June/25/1929 Photo and article about the transcontinental passenger service here.

6. Airlines in the Kansas City Area Airlines in the Kansas City Area Folder contains photos, illustrations, maps, and information on airlines in the Kansas City area.

7. American Eagle Enlarges: Local Concern Pioneers in Aviation Production with Great Success American Eagle Enlarges: Local Concern Pioneers in Aviation Production with Great Success December/18/1928 Description of the development of the Kansas City-based aircraft builder.

8. Aviation and the Changing West Aviation and the Changing West January//1991 General discussion of aviation development as it related to the western United States.

9. Aviation Industry Aviation Industry Photos, illustrations, and information on the aviation industry in Greater Kansas City (and its impact on the local economy, etc.), including a 1996 report by the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) and...

10. Balloon Race in 1911 Balloon Race in 1911 1970 Photo and description of the Kansas City International Balloon Race in 1911.

11. Balloon Races Balloon Races File contains excerpts about balloons from the following sources: Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, October 2-8, 1911, as well as New York Times, October 5, 1911 (6:5), October 6 (8:5), October 7...

12. Deal Is a Liftoff for KC Deal Is a Liftoff for KC April 1, 2008 Discussion of the proposed construction of a $375-million aircraft assembly plant with possible 2,100 well-paying jobs by Bombardier Aerospace. Bombardier is a Montreal, Canada, based company. The decision...

13. Express and Passenger Air Service Next Express and Passenger Air Service Next November/16/1926 New express service to operate between New York and Dallas via Kansas City, made possible by new all-metal, tri-motored monoplanes.

14. First Local Airplane Flight First Local Airplane Flight The first airplane flight in Greater Kansas City took place on December 24, 1909, in Overland Park, Kansas. The promoter was W. B. Strang, a wealthy trolley-line owner. The pilot was Charles K. Hamilton....

15. First National Air Traffic Conference First National Air Traffic Conference 2002 ''Organized under the auspices of the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce, the national trade association for the aviation industry, the First National Air Traffic Conference opened in Kansas City, Missouri,...

16. Fliers on Way to Iowa Fliers on Way to Iowa August/29/1918 Description of the mock air battle August 28, 1918, conducted by the British-American Flying Mission in its tour across the country to provide the public a better understanding of airplanes and how they...

17. Got the World on a String Got the World on a String November 2000 Illustrations and article about the increasing air traffic congestion in the Midwest, called the "Flyover Country," overseen by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) facility in Olathe, Kansas, with...

18. Inland Aviation Company Inland Aviation Company ca. 1930 Aerial view of Inland Aviation Company, also known as Inland Aircraft Company, at the Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas. The Inland Sport was the first plane built and one of the fastest personal...

19. Kansas Citian Aviation Number Kansas Citian Aviation Number December 18, 1928 Whole issue of the Kansas Citian devoted to aviation. Articles include: ''Kansas City as an Aviation Center'' (p.961-2); ''American Eagle Enlarges'' (p. 963); ''Kansas City Concern Makes Planes [Butler]''...

20. Kansas City as an Aviation Center Kansas City as an Aviation Center December/18/1928 Photo and article about the logical center of aircraft manufacture being Kansas City.