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1. ''We All Had a Cause'': Kansas City's Bomber Plant, 1941-1945 ''We All Had a Cause'': Kansas City's Bomber Plant, 1941-1945 Winter 2005-2006 The B-25 bomber was crucial to the war effort during World War II and many of these bombers were made in North American Aviation's Kansas City, Kansas facility. "This article describes the origin and development...

2. 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,...

3. A 4-Brother Team Wins Acclaim in Metal Craft A 4-Brother Team Wins Acclaim in Metal Craft September/4/1955 Article about the Swedish family business involved in manufacturing aircraft parts and lamp fixtures.

4. A Brief History of Manufacturing A Brief History of Manufacturing [ca. 2003] Manuscript surveys the history of the Pratt & Whitney/Westinghouse plant in Kansas City, Missouri from 1942 through the 1990s, concentrating particularly on the war years. Numerous copies of photographs,...

5. A Jumbo Crowd-Pleaser Arrives A Jumbo Crowd-Pleaser Arrives January 31, 2010 The Airline History Museum added a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar to its aircraft on display on January 29, 2010. The jumbo jet was headed for the scrap heap until an Arizona man donated the $100,000 that allowed...

6. A Roar from the Sky: Air-Mindedness in Wichita A Roar from the Sky: Air-Mindedness in Wichita January//1991 Early aviation in Wichita with some overall relation to Kansas City. Photographs of early Cessna aircrafts in Wichita.

7. A War's On, and 'Maybe I can Help': Her Job in '44-45 Was Inspecting Airplane Engines A War's On, and 'Maybe I can Help': Her Job in '44-45 Was Inspecting Airplane Engines February/16/2003 During World War II, Molly Bean felt she needed to do something to help out. So she went to Pratt & Whitney, local company building engines for World War II aircraft. Article has photo of Molly Bean and...

8. Above the Crowd Above the Crowd July 13, 2008 Cover story about the Petrehn family and their history with hot air ballooning. Includes photos. John Petrehn held many hot air balloon records, and in the late 1980s he became the first American to fly...

9. Aerospace Industry in Kansas City: Kansas City Companies Meet Space-Age Demands Aerospace Industry in Kansas City: Kansas City Companies Meet Space-Age Demands June 1964 Photos and article by Charles Kimball, the president of the Midwest Research Institute, about the aerospace industry in Kansas City, especially research and development "locally by Spencer Chemical, a...

10. Air Age Here: Kansas City to Be One of World's Leading Aviation Centers Air Age Here: Kansas City to Be One of World's Leading Aviation Centers June/25/1929 Photo and article about the transcontinental passenger service here.

11. Air Age Mark in Jet Flight Air Age Mark in Jet Flight August 3, 1959 First jet passenger plane out of Kansas City, leaving for Los Angeles, California.

12. Air Tourists Here September 19 Air Tourists Here September 19 September/9/1930 First Good Will tour by air of the Missouri State Chamber of Commerce.

13. Aircraft Accessories Corporation Aircraft Accessories Corporation

14. Aircraft on Fire Aircraft on Fire Plane on fire at Municipal Airport

15. Airlines in the Kansas City Area Airlines in the Kansas City Area Folder contains photos, illustrations, maps, and information on airlines in the Kansas City area.

16. Airplane Airplane Picture of plane which says "Josephine Ford Byrd Arctic Expedition" on the side.

17. Airplane Airplane Side view of U.S. Mail Express, Number 17.

18. Airplane before Hangar Airplane before Hangar Full frontal and side view of Executive Aircraft Company; located at 701 Perimeter Road.

19. Airplane Hangar, Interior Airplane Hangar, Interior Interior view of hangar at Executive Aircraft Company.

20. Airplane Hangar, Interior Airplane Hangar, Interior Interior view of hangar at Executive Aircraft Company.