31 Newspapers 1901-50 Whdlns Famous Aviation Highlights For Sale
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See many more photos below ! - COMPLETE32 page newspaper-sized (23" x 17") compilation of 31 of the GREATESTHIGHLIGHTS in theHistory of EARLY AVIATION from 1901 through 1950.These 31 front page reprints (+ cover page) represent dramaticgraphic coverage in newspaper front pages of theseHistory of Aviation Highlightsfrom early attemps at manned heavier-than-air flight in1901 to thejet planes fighting in the Korean War (1950).They have been picked from an extensive archive of over 500,000 original historical newspapers as the "best of the best" display newspapersand are GREAT FOR FRAMING. They make an EXCELLENT EDUCATIONAL TOOL.
This is a reprint compilation of theBEST headline newspapers displaying the development of aviation from 1901-1950.
Front pages include the following events: Early attempt in 1901to fly by Santos-Dumont; Birth of aviation with the first heavier-than-air powered flight by Wilbur and Orville Wright at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina; (Dec, 1903- The Wright Brothers 1st flight); Early demonstration flights by the Wright Brothers (1908) ;Bleriot becomes the 1st man to fly across the English Channel in an airplane(1909) ; Wright Brothers are 1st to fly around the Statue of Liberty (1909); Compte de Lambert first to fly around the Eiffel Tower (1909); Early flight by aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss (1910); 1st flight from the deck of a Naval vessel - birth of the aircraft carrier (1910); Harriett Quimby- early woman aviator (1912); Samuel Langley's airplane makes short flight (1914); Air battles over Parisin WW I (1914); First airplane to cross the Atlantic Ocean- the NC-4 (1919); 1st non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (Alcock and Brown- 1919); Early flight across the United States (1919); First around-the-world flight (1924); Commander Richard Byrd flies over the North Pole (1926); Charles Lindbergh 1st SOLO flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1927); Ruth Elder- early woman pilot to try and fly across the Atlantic (1927); Longest flight over the Pacific Ocean (1928); Earliest jet airplane design (1928); Amelia Earhart is 1st woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean (1928); Wiley Post and Harold Gatty fly around the world in 8 days- a new record (1931); Amelia Earhard is 1st woman to fly SOLO across the Atlantic Ocean (1932); Pan American China Clipper begins passenger flights to Asia (1935); Howard Hughes flysaround-the-world in record time (1938); First cross Atlantic Ocean passenger service begins (1939); P-80 Shooting Star: military Jet fighter plane sets new speed record (1946); A huge all-wooden airplane, the "Spruce Goose" makes short flight (1947); Test pilot Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier for the 1st time (1947); Jet planes fight in the Korean War (1950) +A visual poster of early aviation showing many early airplanes.
Excellent condition. STEPHEN A. GOLDMAN HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS stands behind all of the items that we sell with a no questions asked, money back guarantee.U.S. buyers pay $8 priority mail postage which includes waterproof plastic and a heavy cardboard flat to protect your purchase from damage in the mail. We do combine postage (to reduce postage costs) for multiple purchases sent in the same package. We accept payment by PAYPAL as well as by CREDIT CARD (Visa and Master Card) through secure on-line PROPAY. We list hundreds of rare newspapers with dates from 1570 through 2004 on each week and we ship packages twice a week. This is truly SIX CENTURIES OF HISTORY that YOU CAN OWN!
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