Monoplane Monday. “A Nieuport monoplane, possibly a Nieuport IVG. This plane was the property of Ernest Anderson, who was the first person in the United States to own a Nieuport plane. Picture taken circa 1911.”
Monoplane Monday. Howard Wright E.N.V. monoplane, 1910
1933 … Amelia Earhart (by x-ray delta one)
Howard Chandler Christy
“GIRL PILOTS FLY OLDEST AIRCRAFT
While in Chicago to discuss plans for the women’s derby which will inaugurate the National Air Races, to be held on Curtiss-Wright-Reynolds airport from August 23rd to September 1st (1930), three noted women pilots tried their hand at the youthful sport of kite flying. They appear to enjoy it. Left to Right, Mrs. Keith Miller, Australian aviatrix; Mrs. Blanche Noyes, and Miss Amelia Earhart.” (Via)
Charles and Anne Lindbergh, left, are posed informally with Cliff Henderson at the 1929 Cleveland Nation Air Races.
Today in 1955: Trans-Canada Airlines introduced this plane (Aeropesca Colombia V.745D Viscount c/n 138 HK-1708) into regular service, making it the first North American airline to use turbine powered engines.
Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle, always leading from the front, is the first to take off from USS Hornet.
Douglas B-66B Destroyer