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1. 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.

2. Young Pilot Young Pilot circa 1920s-1930s 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.

3. Woman Wearing Hat and Goggles Woman Wearing Hat and Goggles circa 1930s 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.

4. William W. Jacoby William W. Jacoby circa 1944 Portrait of William W. Jacoby, World War II pilot. He was born on October 19, 1919 at Trail, British Columbia, Canada. He moved to Kansas City in 1922 and graduated from Paseo High School, working at the...

5. Two Men Beside a Plane Two Men Beside a Plane crica 1930s Two men, one wearing a pilot's uniform and goggles, standing beside an airplane. A sign on the side of the plane reads "Universal Aviation Schools." There is another airplane in the background parked in...

6. Two Aviators Posing Two Aviators Posing circa 1930s 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.

7. Three Men Seated Outdoors Three Men Seated Outdoors circa 1930s Three unidentifed men sitting in folding chairs. The man on the left is wearing a ribbon which says "Starter" and the man on the right is dressed in a military uniform. The man in the center appears to...

8. Three Men Next to Airplane Three Men Next to Airplane circa 1930s Three men standing in front of an airplane. The man on the right is wearing a pilot's helmet.

9. 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...

10. 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,...

11. 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...

12. Local Tuskegee Airmen to Receive Gold Medals Local Tuskegee Airmen to Receive Gold Medals September 7-13, 2007 Thirty former Tuskegee Airmen from Missouri and Kansas will be honored on September 8, 2007, in a ceremony held at the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Mo. Each member will receive a replica...

13. 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...

14. John Raymond Winslow John Raymond Winslow circa 1940-45 Portrait of John Raymond Winslow, a Lieutenant in the Army Air Corp. He was born on September 28, 1921 in Chanute, Kansas to David and Sylvia Winslow. The family moved to Kansas City, Kansas in 1930, graduating...

15. 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...

16. Gilbert L. Worley, Jr. Gilbert L. Worley, Jr. circa 1942 Portrait of Lt. Gilbert L. Worley, Jr., a flyer in the United States Army. He was born in Topeka, Kansas, April 12, 1920. He graduated from Southwest High School in Kansas City and from Kansas University...

17. 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...

18. 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.

19. 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...

20. Floyd Edwin Wilhelm Floyd Edwin Wilhelm circa 1950 Portrait of Captain Floyd Edwin Wilhelm who was born October 7, 1922 in Jonesboro, Illinois, son of William and Alice Wilhelm. He served in the Pacific Theater during World War II for more than four years...