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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. Air Tourists Here September 19 Air Tourists Here September 19 September/9/1930 First Good Will tour by air of the Missouri State Chamber of Commerce.

7. Airports in the Kansas City Area Airports in the Kansas City Area November 2009 List of 20 airports in the Kansas City area ranked by 2008 daily take-offs and landings. Includes type of airport/service; number of tenants; based aircraft; public or private and year established; type...

8. Alcohol-for Rubber, Cylinders for Aircraft Engines, Brake Shoes for Rail Cars, and Tents for Army Hospitals Alcohol-for Rubber, Cylinders for Aircraft Engines, Brake Shoes for Rail Cars, and Tents for Army Hospitals : All Formed Part of the Kansas City War Effort in the 1940s Fall//1998 Article recounting the recycling of all sorts of products as part of the World War II effort.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. Biplane Built in Topeka Biplane Built in Topeka Winter 2008 Short article describing the first successful flight of a Kansas-made airplane on September 2, 1911. The pilot was Albin K. Longren, who along with his brother, E. J. Longren, constructed the biplane they...

12. Bring Back My Connie to Me Bring Back My Connie to Me Spring//1999 One-page article with photo and text about the museum at the Downtown Airport for the first type of airplane, the Constellation, commonly used in long passenger flights.

13. Department of Commerce Approves National Aircraft Welding School Department of Commerce Approves National Aircraft Welding School May/28/1929 Description of the new school at "324 West 6th Trafficway" for aircraft production.

14. 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.

15. Fast-Paced Growth at Continental Disc Fast-Paced Growth at Continental Disc January//1982 Article describing the Continental Disc company in Riverside, Missouri, "the second-largest manufacturer in its industry" of producing "rupture disc components" for space shuttles.

16. Flying High with Corporate Jets Flying High with Corporate Jets March//1998 Article about private corporate jets.

17. Ford Wings for the B-47 Jet Bomber Ford Wings for the B-47 Jet Bomber Second Quarter//1953 Photos and article about "the first shipment of bomber wings built at Ford Motor Company's Claycomo plant" with speeches here by company president Henry Ford II, B. W. Rose ("Kansas city Aircraft Plant...

18. Goal in the Clouds Goal in the Clouds April 22, 1944 Need for workers in new aircraft manufacturing plant in Kansas City making Navy airplanes for the war effort.

19. 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...

20. 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]''...