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1. Frazier R. Stair Frazier R. Stair circa 1944 A view of First Lieutenant Frazier R. Stair, 430th Fighter Squadron, 47th Fighter Group, Ninth Army Air Force, positioned in his airplane. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 9, 1920 and graduated...

2. Aerial View of Plane and Pilot Aerial View of Plane and Pilot circa 1930s Aerial view of an airplane pilot standing in cockpit--possibly performing an stunt--flying above an industrial area and river.

3. Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart October 17, 1933 Aviator Amelia Earhart casually sitting in a chair, her knees doubled up beneath her, at the Hotel Baltimore. Earhart was in Kansas City to give a lecture at the Grand Avenue Temple on “Flying for Fun.”...

4. Aviator Art Goebel Aviator Art Goebel circa 1930s Aviator Art Goebel and another man standing outside of the Art Goebel School of Flying at Municipal Airport.

5. Charles Lindbergh Charles Lindbergh circa 1920s Aviator Charles Lindbergh surrounded by a crowd of people.

6. Aviator Roscoe Turner Aviator Roscoe Turner circa 1930s Aviator Roscoe Turner in cockpit of plane shaking hands with unidentified man. An African American male standing nearby.

7. Aviator Roscoe Turner Aviator Roscoe Turner circa 1930s Aviator Roscoe Turner sitting in the cockpit of a plane, posing with an unidentified man.

8. Busch Voigts Obituary 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,...

9. Charles and Anne Lindbergh Charles and Anne Lindbergh April 23, 1933 Charles and Anne Lindbergh posing with police officers and officials at Municipal Airport.

10. Four Pilots Seated on a Bench Four Pilots Seated on a Bench circa 1920s-1930s 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.

11. Ralph Charles and Biplane Ralph Charles and Biplane Circa 1927 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,...

12. Youth Gathered Around Airplane Youth Gathered Around Airplane circa 1930s 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.

13. Pilot Says Flying Pope John Paul II 'Was the Peak of My Experience' 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...

14. Fly Girls Are No Longer Forgotten Fly Girls Are No Longer Forgotten July 4, 2009 Margaret Ellfeldt Rees was one of the first women to train as a WASP, or Women Airforce Service Pilot, during World War II. She is now one of the few remaining. WASPs flew every type of aircraft that men...

15. Local Decorated Tuskegee Airman Laid to Rest Local Decorated Tuskegee Airman Laid to Rest June 27-July 3, 2008 Obituary for John Wilburn Davis, a decorated WWII fighter pilot and a founding member of the Heart of America chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen of America, Inc. Davis flew 53 missions and logged over 640...

16. Colonel Arthur Goebel Colonel Arthur Goebel 1999 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...

17. Satchel Paige Satchel Paige 1999 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...

18. Ben Gregory Ben Gregory 1999 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...

19. John Brock's Flying Record John Brock's Flying Record 1999 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...

20. Airplane and Pilot Ben Gregory Airplane and Pilot Ben Gregory 1923 Pilot identified as Ben Gregory in cockpit of plane that says "Passenger Service, Gregory Front D[rive] Motor Cars & Tr[ucks]."