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181. Kansas City Will Test Gate Arrival Plan Kansas City Will Test Gate Arrival Plan November/15/1971 Photos and article about testing of the "[g]ate arrival concept" at the nearly completed Kansas City International Airport, scheduled for opening in 1972 with a "TWA maintenance facility" (pictured).

182. Kansas City's Airport System Kansas City's Airport System June//1942 Tables of airport plans. Many municipalities are beginning to move rapidly in the race for supremacy in commercial aviation.August//1946There Are Other Citiesq330.9778 K16Citation - MagazineKansas Citian0353214-19,...

183. Kansas City's Executive Beechcraft Will Be Acquired by BBA Aviation Kansas City's Executive Beechcraft Will Be Acquired by BBA Aviation April 28, 2007 BBA Aviation, a London-based firm, buys Executive Beechcraft Inc. Founded in 1938 by the Meisinger family, Executive Beechcraft has been serving the general aviation market for nearly 60 years. It is based...

184. Kansas City's First Flight Kansas City's First Flight May//1973 Illustration and article about the first airplane flight in Greater Kansas City--on December 24, 1909 in Overland Park, Kansas--promoted William Strang, "or W. B. Strang, a wealthy trolley-line owner,...

185. Kansas City: The Way We Were Kansas City: The Way We Were 1981 Photographs of 1920s aircrafts and airfields, including Aviation Field at 87th Street and Holmes Road.

186. 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...

187. 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"...

188. KCI Airport KCI Airport Kansas City International Airport was dedicated on October 23, 1972. The first plane touched down after midnight on November 11, 1972.

189. KCI Airport KCI Airport The following information on national rankings was taken from "Mr. Mallon" at Kansas City International Airport "243-5204," July 12, 1974: (1) 17th-18th nationally in passengers and 12th in connecting...

190. Kellerstrass Airfield Kellerstrass Airfield 1999 Photo and history of Kellerstrass Airfield, established in 1917 as one of the first public airports in Kansas.

191. Let the Good Times Roll Let the Good Times Roll February//1994 Large photos and article about Kansas City's primary urban identity as a transportation center or "depot city." History of the Kansas City area back to the Ice Age through the building of the Hannibal...

192. Lewis and Clark Resources Lewis and Clark Resources 2003 A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.

193. Links Heart of America with Pacific Coast Links Heart of America with Pacific Coast June/4/1929 Report of the thirteen hour travel time from Kansas City to Los Angeles.

194. Local Aviation Local Aviation Photos and newspaper clippings about men connected with local aviation, including Lou Holland, Octave Chanute, Orville Wright, Charles Lindbergh, et al.

195. Local Aviation History Local Aviation History Photos, illustrations, and information on aviation history in Kansas City.

196. Local Schools Collection Finding Aid Local Schools Collection Finding Aid This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.

197. Lou Holland Lou Holland 1999 Photo and biographical description of Lou Holland, a prominent Kansas City aviation promoter "from the 1920s until his death in 1960," becoming president of the Chamber of Commerce and "instrumental in...

198. Lou Holland Lou Holland 1999 Short biography of Kansas Citian Lou Holland (1878-1960) written by Donald B. Oster. Holland was a promoter of aviation for the city. Includes citations.

199. Lou Holland, Henry McElroy, and Other Men Lou Holland, Henry McElroy, and Other Men circa 1930s Six men in suits and hats standing in a lot. The man on the far right is Lou Holland, an early promoter of Kansas City aviation; next to him is former city manager Henry McElroy. The photograph was likely...

200. M-CI Spells GO for Kansas City M-CI Spells GO for Kansas City December/11/1966 Announcement of the use of "M-CI" abbreviation for the planned Mid-Continent International Airport. Discussion on the scramble to revise American airports. Extensive diagrams and drawings of Kansas City...