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1. Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources 1926 Brief description of the flying school at Richards Flying Field.

2. Municipal Airport, Passenger Station Municipal Airport, Passenger Station 1927 Postcard of Municipal Airport with accompanying text.

3. Strang Air Park Strang Air Park 1999 Photos and description of Strang Air Park, established in 1909 by William Strang in Overland Park, Kansas, and hosting large air shows or flying exhibitions in the 1910s.

4. Hamilton Airstrip, Overland Park Hamilton Airstrip, Overland Park 3/18/1911 Postcard of an airstrip in Overland Park, KS with accompanying text featuring a Curtis Design Biplane.

5. Branson Airport Is Set to Fly Branson Airport Is Set to Fly April 23, 2009 Commercial passenger flights will begin May 11, 2009, at the new, privately financed Branson Airport. The owners purchased 925 acres in the Ozarks about eight miles south of Branson and "built a runway,...

6. A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills. .. A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills. .. April//1922 Flying field on 1922 map of the Country Club District. Located at 67th Street between Belinder and Porter Roads (west of Belinder Road).

7. Airport Airport ca. 1930 Aerial view of unidentified airport.

8. Municipal Airport, Hangars Municipal Airport, Hangars circa 1950 Image looks west across Missouri River to Fairfax Industrial District. Shows runways in the foreground and airplane hangars in the center of the frame. Signs on hangars identify them as belonging to Executive...

9. Genealogy of the Richards Family Genealogy of the Richards Family December 1923 Note about the naming of Richards Flying Field after John Francisco Richards and Richards-Gebaur Airport after John Francisco Richards II (a son of John Richards I killed in a World War I aerial battle),...

10. So You Think It's a Breeze Flying over Good Old Kansas City? So You Think It's a Breeze Flying over Good Old Kansas City? December//1969 Illustration and article citing the Municipal Airport as the worst in the nation, including a quote from F. Lee Bailey regarding air traffic control.

11. KCI: Flying High KCI: Flying High June//1984 Article about the hardships of airlines in a poor economy at Kansas City International Airport.

12. Temporary Flying Field in Kansas City Temporary Flying Field in Kansas City June/2/1925 Report on the one year temporary flying field approved by the federal government.

13. Bureau of Civil Aviation Bureau of Civil Aviation March/14/1922 Article covering regulations for a government-approved "flying field," the term for airports at the time.

14. Aftermath: Down in a Hole Aftermath: Down in a Hole September//1986 Illustrations and article about the fatal crash of "a Lockheed L-188 Electra" airplane carrying auto parts in Kansas City, Kansas during a failed attempt to land at the Kansas City Downtown Airport (formerly...

15. Richard's Field Richard's Field Spring//1999 Brief history of the Richards Flying Field, estabished in 1922 in Raytown, Missouri, used for military pilot training and regular airmail service and visited by Charles Lindbergh at the height of his popularity...

16. Raytown Society to Mark Old Flying Field Site Raytown Society to Mark Old Flying Field Site Summer 1979 Notice about the Raytown Historical Society commemorating the site of Richards Flying Field, Sunday, Sept. 23, 1979, the first Kansas City air terminal, later called Ong Airport in 1943. The former flying...