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101. Edward Porterfield, Jr. Edward Porterfield, Jr. 1999 Photo and bio of Edward Everett Porterfield, Jr., or Ed Porterfield (1890-1948), a native Kansas Citian and founder of "the Porterfield Flying School at Richards Field" in 1925 and of the American Eagle...

102. Edward Porterfield, Jr. Edward Porterfield, Jr. April 12, 1905 Reprint of an article from Kansas City Star clippings (June 26, 1927) about Edward Porterfield, Jr., designer and operator of the airplane manufacturing plant at 24th and Harrison Streets in Kansas City...

103. Ex-KC Superintendent Dies Ex-KC Superintendent Dies January 15, 2013 Obituary for former Kansas City, Missouri school superintendent Benjamin Demps, Jr. Demps was the district’s 19th superintendent in 30 years, serving for a total of 20 months from 1999 to 2001. Previously,...

104. Express and Passenger Air Service Next Express and Passenger Air Service Next November/16/1926 New express service to operate between New York and Dallas via Kansas City, made possible by new all-metal, tri-motored monoplanes.

105. Fairfax Airport Fairfax Airport Photos and information on the Fairfax Industrial Airport, or Fairfax Airport, located on the Kansas side of the Missouri River across from the Downtown Airport, or Municipal Airport.

106. Fall Air Meet to Sell Aviation: Armistice Day Air Meet. .. Fall Air Meet to Sell Aviation: Armistice Day Air Meet. .. November/6/1928 Formal celebration of the acquisition of the Kansas City Municipal Airport.

107. Family Burial Grounds in Platte County Threatened by Kansas City Aviation Department Plans Family Burial Grounds in Platte County Threatened by Kansas City Aviation Department Plans January-April 2008 Historic overview of the development of the Kansas City International Airport and the affect on several cemeteries on the land. Ten cemeteries were identified and three structures of historic significance....

108. Fare Wars Fare Wars October/24-30/2002 Article describing problems associated with renovation of Kansas City International Airport (KCI). The remodelling project began in 1999 and was slated to be completed in 2004.

109. Federal Aviation Administration Employees Federal Aviation Administration Employees circa 1940s-1950s A group of 24 black and white photographs associated with the Federal Aviation Administration. These include varying sizes taken in the 1940s and 1950s. Includes snapshots as well as 8x10 in. official...

110. First Airplanes in Kansas City First Airplanes in Kansas City 1999 Description of the "first successful aeroplane designed and built in Kansas City and its initial flight" on August 26, 1910, flown by "J. C. McCallum, inventor and builder of the machine." On same page...

111. First Kansas City Airport First Kansas City Airport May 23, 1905 The first "airport" in Kansas City, called Kellerstrass Airfield, began operation in 1917 by Albert C. Reed on the Ernest Kellerstrass farm that is now 87th Street and Holmes Road.

112. First Local Airplane Flight First Local Airplane Flight The first airplane flight in Greater Kansas City took place on December 24, 1909, in Overland Park, Kansas. The promoter was W. B. Strang, a wealthy trolley-line owner. The pilot was Charles K. Hamilton....

113. First National Air Traffic Conference First National Air Traffic Conference 2002 ''Organized under the auspices of the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce, the national trade association for the aviation industry, the First National Air Traffic Conference opened in Kansas City, Missouri,...

114. First Public Airport First Public Airport January 6, 1960 Description on the dedication page about Albert C. Reed operating the first public airport in Kansas City without, unusually for the time, any accidents.

115. Fliers on Way to Iowa Fliers on Way to Iowa August/29/1918 Description of the mock air battle August 28, 1918, conducted by the British-American Flying Mission in its tour across the country to provide the public a better understanding of airplanes and how they...

116. Flying Meet Flying Meet November/15/1921 Article about the record-breaking demonstration of aviation with the American Legion.

117. Fokker Plane Fokker Plane 1930 Group portrait of unidentified men before Fokker plane at unidentified location.

118. Fokker Plane Fokker Plane 1930 Group portrait of unidentified men before Fokker plane at unidentified location.

119. Four Generations, All Fit to Fly Four Generations, All Fit to Fly January 27, 2013 Article announces that the TWA Museum has begun an oral history project aimed at documenting the experiences of former Trans World Airlines employees. Jim Stanton, a former pilot, is interviewed and describes...

120. Frank Spatz, Airplane Mechanic Frank Spatz, Airplane Mechanic 1999 Photo and bio of Frank Spatz, an early airplane mechanic starting in the 1920s coming to Kansas City in 1937 with TWA, building and modifying hangars and training pilots at the Downtown Airport and around...