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Military Air Pilots
World War ii
George R Bauer
George J Dunmore
Lee Hill Kavanaugh
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Photograph, B&w, 3.2...
Charles A. Lindbergh
Postcard of Charles A. Lindbergh standing beside his airplane, Spirit of St. Louis.
Airplane and Pilot Ben Gregory
Pilot identified as Ben Gregory in cockpit of plane that says "Passenger Service, Gregory Front D[rive] Motor Cars & Tr[ucks]."
Airplane and Aviators
Two couples, identified as Mr. and Mrs. Russel Dick and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Gregory, posed in front of airplane.
Colonel Arthur Goebel
Photo and description of Colonel Arthur Goebel, winning pilot of a 1927 competition "to fly the 2,439 miles from San Francisco to Hawaii," establishing about 1929 "a flying school at 101 West 12th in Kansas...
John Brock's Flying Record
Photos and description of John Brock, an optometrist and "President of the Specialty Optical Company, 1009 McGee Street," honored in 1930 at the Hotel Muehlebach for his record-setting 365 days of consecutive...
Photo and description of the flying career of black baseball pitcher Leroy Robert Paige, or Satchel Paige (~1907-1982), traveling around the country in barnstorming appearances as a baseball player starting...
Photos and biographical description of Ben Gregory (1889-1974), a Kansas City pilot and race car enthusiast born in Macon, Missouri, starting as a barnstormer in the 1920s with his "Fly with Ben" airplane...
Busch Voigts Obituary
April 10, 2011
Busch Voigts died January 24, 2011, in Sun City, Arizona. Voigts was "the grandson of two pioneer Johnson County families." Voigts did barnstorming throughout the West during the 1934-35 Depression years,...
Pilot Says Flying Pope John Paul II 'Was the Peak of My Experience'
April 1, 2011
In-depth article about Nelson Krueger, airline pilot for Trans World Airlines (TWA), who captained the specially outfitted plane for Pope John Paul during the week of Oct. 1-7, 1979, on the Pope's first...
Charles and Anne Lindbergh
April 23, 1933
Charles and Anne Lindbergh posing with police officers and officials at Municipal Airport.
Aviator Charles Lindbergh surrounded by a crowd of people.
Four Pilots Seated on a Bench
Exterior view of four men sitting on a bench and looking at a map. Three of the four men wear headgear indicating they might be aviators.
Young male pilot, possibly a trainee, wearing aviator's goggles and standing in front of an aircraft. It appears to be a photograph of a photo tacked to a bulletin board.
Ralph Charles and Biplane
Exterior view of pilot Ralph Charles standing by his biplane called Miss Buckeye. According to Edmiston's book, Mr. Charles took Joe Sanders on his first airplane ride going from Zanesville, Ohio, to Charleston,...
Three Men Next to Airplane
Three men standing in front of an airplane. The man on the right is wearing a pilot's helmet.
Youth Gathered Around Airplane
Group of boys seated and standing around an airplane in front of a hanger. A pilot standing in the cockpit appears to be displaying a model airplane.
Aviator Art Goebel
Aviator Art Goebel and another man standing outside of the Art Goebel School of Flying at Municipal Airport.
Woman Wearing Hat and Goggles
Young unidentified female wearing a hat and goggles standing next to an automobile with possible airplane hanger in the background. She appears to be a pilot.
Unidentifed female pilot wearing aviator's goggles, hat, and jacket.
Two Aviators Posing
Two men standing in front of a two-seater plane. The man on the left is wearing a pilot's goggles and uniform; the other appears to be a stuntman or parachutist.
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