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1. 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,...

2. 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...

3. Air Show Air Show June/29/1940 Article about the air show at the American Legion Convention in 1940.

4. Air Show Air Show June/29/1940 Article about the air show at the American Legion Convention in 1940.

5. And We Now Have Our Own Flying Field And We Now Have Our Own Flying Field April-May//1922 Photo and article about the air show at the American Legion convention.

6. 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.

7. Climax of a Colorful Flying Career Climax of a Colorful Flying Career October 13, 1931 Dr. Brock and Col. Garrett Guests of President of the United StatesReview of the achievement of Dr. John D. Brock, owner of Specialty Optical Company, 1009 McGee Street, in the area of aviation, have flown...

8. Curtiss Flying Service Get Under Way Curtiss Flying Service Get Under Way May 28, 1929 Article about Curtiss Flying Service, the new private airline service.

9. 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...

10. Dr. John Outland Dies: Midwest Athletics Loses a Widely-Known Friend Dr. John Outland Dies: Midwest Athletics Loses a Widely-Known Friend March/24/1947 Photos (as a college football player and later as a doctor) and biographical article about Dr. John Outland, "former All-American football player and the father of the Kansas relays [a track and field...

11. 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...

12. Flying Meet Flying Meet November/15/1921 Article about the record-breaking demonstration of aviation with the American Legion.

13. 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.

14. 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...

15. 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.

16. 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]''...

17. Kansas City and the American Legion Kansas City and the American Legion October 1921 Article about plans for the dedication event of the Liberty Memorial with the American Legion, World War I officials from America and abroad, and other festivities, including cowboys and Indians, flying...

18. Kansas City the Airport of the Southwest Kansas City the Airport of the Southwest July 21, 1925 Recent Developments in Aeronautics Mark New Era in Aerial TransportationRegular service between Kansas City and Wichita was inaugurated July 1, 1925, by the Kansas City Airways Transportation Company,...

19. New Reduced Winter Fares! Hanford Slashes Rates! New Reduced Winter Fares! Hanford Slashes Rates! January//1937 Full page ad, map, and illustration for Hanford Airlines, flying "the hub route" out of Kansas City Municipal Airport to various cities in each direction.

20. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute 1999 Photo and biographical description of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), "a civil engineer involved in bridge building, glider design, and flying machines," native to France and emigrating to Kansas City in 1867,...