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1. KC-Based Aviation Firm to Add to Its Fleet KC-Based Aviation Firm to Add to Its Fleet May 24, 2007 A Kansas City based aviation company called Executive AirShare will be adding seven new business jets to its fleet. The company "offers fractional ownership in aircraft to businesses and wealthy individuals"...

2. Inverted Biplane Inverted Biplane A.C. Reed's Hisso Standard biplane, upside down.

3. Municipal Airport and Downtown Skyline Municipal Airport and Downtown Skyline circa 1960s Aerial view looking south to downtown Kansas City showing Municipal Airport terminal buildings and parking lot. Airplanes sit on the taxiway. Broadway Bridge spans the Missouri River on the right. Harlem...

4. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport circa 1945-50 Aerial view looking toward the east showing the Municipal Airport in Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri River can be seen with what appears to be ice floating in it. The ASB Bridge is also visible and...

5. 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.

6. Kansas City International Airport Kansas City International Airport n.d. Aerial view of Kansas City International Airport looking toward the northeast. The TWA overhaul buildings are also in view. The control tower and runways are in view as well as airplanes located around...

7. Kansas City International Airport Kansas City International Airport circa 1970s Aerial view of Kansas City International Airport with the three terminals and control tower in view as well as part of the runways. Airplanes are in view at the terminals. The TWA overhaul facility is...

8. Municipal Airport Future Site Municipal Airport Future Site circa 1920 Aerial view of New Richards Field which soon became known as Municipal Airport. Shows biplanes on the ground and the second Hannibal Bridge.

9. Municipal Airport and Airplanes on Ground Municipal Airport and Airplanes on Ground Aircraft on ground with main terminal building in background.

10. Airplane On Ground Airplane On Ground August 15, 1915 Airplane on the ground in Overland Park, Kansas. Handwriting on the back of the photo describes it as Military Tractor.

11. Airplane Taking Flight Airplane Taking Flight August 15, 1915 Airplane taking flight at airshow in Overland Park, Kansas. Line of cars and people watching in background. Handwriting on the back of the photo describes it as Military Tractor.

12. Possum Trot Chronicles: Clarence Melton's 'Houpisine' Was a Kansas City Original Possum Trot Chronicles: Clarence Melton's 'Houpisine' Was a Kansas City Original August 2000 Article about Clarence Melton and his home-made airplanes in the early 1910s -1920s, built and flown in the Kansas City area, including the 1923 "'Houpisine,' a contraction of 'Houpie' (slang for Model...

13. Vintage Voom! Fly Back in History at Missouri's Aviation Museums Vintage Voom! Fly Back in History at Missouri’s Aviation Museums Spring 2010 Article about four historic airplane museums in Missouri that run along Interstate-70, including the Airline History Museum in Kansas City. Three planes on display in the museum's hangar include the Super...

14. Top Designer Remakes Liberty Memorial Museum Top Designer Remakes Liberty Memorial Museum November 24, 2006 Article centers around Ralph Appelbaum of Ralph Appelbaum Associates who created the new World War I museum at the Liberty Memorial. Concerning the museum, "there are new displays of many of the museum's...

15. Trans World Airlines a Quarter Century Trans World Airlines a Quarter Century May 3, 1905 Article gives short history of TWA and statistics of the flying fleet.

16. Success on the Fly Success on the Fly October 18, 2009 Article profiles Robert Baslee and his company Airdrome Aeroplanes, a world leader in producing replica WWI aircraft. Baslee has designed and manufactured over 60 planes in this Holden, Missouri, workshop,...

17. Planes Thrilled 125,000 Here in 1918 Planes Thrilled 125,000 Here in 1918 August/28/1968 Article recalling the mock air battle on August 28, 1918, over Swope Park, by the British-American Flying Mission touring the country to provide the public better understanding of airplanes and their utilization...

18. KC Seeks New Place to Display Old Plane KC Seeks New Place to Display Old Plane December 25, 2006 Article reports the possibility of Union Station becoming the permanent indoor home of a 1930 American Eaglet two-seater airplane, originally manufactured at the Fairfax Airport. The Eaglet is described...

19. Connie Lovers Seek Donations Connie Lovers Seek Donations September 4, 2005 Article tells about Robert Cohn who is donating his extensive collection of airline, particularly TWA, memorabilia to help raise money for repairing the disabled Connie at the Airline History Museum.

20. 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.