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The Aéro-Club de France was founded as the Aéro-Club on 20 October 1898 as a society 'to encourage aerial locomotion' by Ernest Archdeacon, Léon Serpollet, Henri de la Valette, Jules Verne and his wife, André Michelin, Albert de Dion, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Henry Deutsch de la Meurthe, and Henry de La Vaulx.
The ABC Dragonfly was a British radial engine developed towards the end of the First World War.
Adlershof ("Eagle's Court") is a locality (Ortsteil) in the borough (Bezirk) Treptow-Köpenick of Berlin, Germany.
Aerial ramming or air ramming is the ramming of one aircraft with another.
The Aeromarine 39 was an American two-seat training seaplane ordered by the US Navy in 1917 and built by the Aeromarine Plane and Motor Company of Keyport, New Jersey.
The Aeronautical Division, Signal Corps, Appendix 2 (1907–1914) was the first heavier-than-air military aviation organization in history and the progenitor of the United States Air Force.
The Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (A&AEE) was a research facility for British military aviation from 1918 to 1992.
The Air Battalion Royal Engineers (ABRE) was the first flying unit of the British Armed Forces to make use of heavier-than-air craft.
Air commodore (abbreviated as Air Cdre in the RAF, IAF and PAF; AIRCDRE in the RNZAF and RAAF) is a one-star rank and the most junior general rank of the air-officer which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.
Air-Britain, traditionally sub-titled "The International Association of Aviation Enthusiasts", is a non-profit aviation society founded in July 1948.
The Airco DH.4 was a British two-seat biplane day bomber of the First World War.
An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.
An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who controls the flight of an aircraft by operating its directional flight controls.
An airship or dirigible balloon is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power.
Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Summit County.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
The Alaska Aviation Museum, previously the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, is located on Lake Hood Seaplane Base in Anchorage, Alaska.
The Albatros B.II was an unarmed German two-seat reconnaissance biplane of the First World War.
The Albatros D.I was a German fighter aircraft used during World War I. Although its operational career was short, it was the first of the Albatros D types which equipped the bulk of the German and Austrian fighter squadrons (Jagdstaffeln) for the last two years of the war.
The Albatros D.II was a German fighter aircraft used during World War I. After a successful combat career in the early Jagdstaffeln, it was gradually superseded by the Albatros D.III.
The Albatros D.V was a fighter aircraft used by the Luftstreitkräfte (Imperial German Air Service) during World War I. The D.V was the final development of the Albatros D.I family, and the last Albatros fighter to see operational service.
Albert Irénée Caquot (1 July 1881 – 28 November 1976) was considered as the "best living French engineer" during half a century.
Aldershot is a town in the Rushmoor district of Hampshire, England.
First Lieutenant Alejandro Bello Silva (1887 – c. 1914) was a Chilean aviator who disappeared during his qualifying flight for certification as a military pilot.
Alexander Alexandrovich Kazakov (Kozakov, Kosakoff) (Александр Александрович Казаков) (2 January 1889 – 1 August 1919) (British Distinguished Service Order and Military Cross and the French Légion d'honneur) was the most successful Russian flying ace and fighter pilot during the First World War.
The American Automobile Association (AAA – pronounced "Triple A") is a federation of motor clubs throughout North America.
Americus is a city in Sumter County, Georgia, United States.
Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.
The Anacostia River is a river in the Mid Atlantic region of the United States.
The Anatra D or Anade was a two-seat reconnaissance aircraft built in Russia and flown during World War I. It was a two-bay biplane of conventional configuration that seated the pilot and observer in tandem, open cockpits.
Angel Island is an island in San Francisco Bay offering expansive 360° views of the San Francisco skyline, the Marin County Headlands and Mount Tamalpais.
Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County.
Anton Herman Gerard "Anthony" Fokker (6 April 1890 – 23 December 1939) was a Dutch aviation pioneer and aircraft manufacturer.
Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).
The Antoinette 8V was an early French eight-cylinder, liquid-cooled, V engine, the first gasoline-fueled, spark plug ignition engine of any kind produced with fuel injection in quantity.
The Antoinette VII was an early French aircraft, flown in 1909.
Anzani was an engine manufacturer founded by the Italian Alessandro Anzani (1877–1956), which produced proprietary engines for aircraft, cars, boats, and motorcycles in factories in Britain, France and Italy.
Arcadia is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States located about northeast of downtown Los Angeles in the San Gabriel Valley and at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains.
Arcadia is a city and county seat of DeSoto County, Florida, United States.
Archie Miller (September 23, 1878 - May 28, 1921) was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War July 2, 1909.
Arlington National Cemetery is a United States military cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., in whose the dead of the nation's conflicts have been buried, beginning with the Civil War, as well as reinterred dead from earlier wars.
The Armed Forces Retirement Home refers to one of two facilities, one in Gulfport, Mississippi, the other in Washington, D.C., that house veterans and active duty members of the United States Armed Forces.
The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their last opponent, Germany.
Arthur L. "Al" Welsh (August 14, 1881 – June 11, 1912) was a Jewish, Russian-born American pioneer aviator who became the first flight instructor for the Wright Brothers.
The ASL Valkyrie was a canard pusher configuration aircraft designed by the Aeronautical Syndicate Ltd in 1910.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Atmore is a city in Escambia County, Alabama, United States.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
The Austro-Hungarian Army (Landstreitkräfte Österreich-Ungarns; Császári és Királyi Hadsereg) was the ground force of the Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy from 1867 to 1918.
Auxi-le-Château (Aussi-ch’Catiau) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.
The Aviatik B.II was a reconnaissance aircraft built in Germany and Austria-Hungary during World War I.
Avrilly is a French commune of the Allier department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of central France.
The Avro 521 was a British two-seat fighter first flown in late 1915, based on the 504.
The Avro Type D was an aircraft built in 1911 by the pioneer British aircraft designer A.V. Roe.
The École Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr (ESM, literally the "Special Military School of Saint-Cyr") is the foremost French military academy.
Étain is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
Balboa is a district of Panama City, located at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
Barrow-in-Furness, commonly known as Barrow, is a town and borough in Cumbria, England.
Beech Bottom is a village in Brooke County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River.
Benjamin Delahauf Foulois (December 9, 1879 – April 25, 1967) was a United States Army general who learned to fly the first military planes purchased from the Wright Brothers.
The Bentley B.R.2 was a nine-cylinder British rotary aircraft engine developed during the First World War by the motor car engine designer W. O. Bentley from his earlier Bentley BR.1.
Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Captain Bertram Dickson (21 December 1873 – 28 September 1913) was a pioneer Scottish airman and the first British serviceman to qualify as a pilot.
The Big Bend is a colloquial name of a geographic region in the western part of the state of Texas in the United States along the border with Mexico, roughly defined as the counties north of the prominent northward bend in the Rio Grande as it passes through the gap between the Chisos Mountains in Texas and the Sierra Madre Oriental in Mexico.
William Lendrum Mitchell (December 29, 1879 – February 19, 1936) was a United States Army general who is regarded as the father of the United States Air Force.
A biplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with two main wings stacked one above the other.
Bishop's Stortford is a historic market town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England.
Bizani (Μπιζάνι) is a village and a former municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece.
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.
Bolling Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in Washington, D.C. In 2010 it was merged with Naval Support Facility Anacostia to form Joint Base Anacostia–Bolling.
Boulogne-sur-Mer, often called Boulogne (Latin: Gesoriacum or Bononia, Boulonne-su-Mér, Bonen), is a coastal city in Northern France.
The Société des Ateliers d'Aviation Louis Breguet also known as Breguet Aviation was a French aircraft manufacturer.
The Bristol Badger was designed to meet a British need for a two-seat fighter-reconnaissance aeroplane at the end of World War I. Despite the 1918 Armistice, three Badgers were delivered to the Air Board to develop air-cooled radial engines, particularly that which became the Bristol Jupiter; two other Badgers were also built.
The Bristol Coanda Monoplanes were a series of monoplane trainers designed by the Romanian designer Henri Coandă for the British company British and Colonial Aeroplane Company.
The Bristol F.2 Fighter was a British two-seat biplane fighter and reconnaissance aircraft of the First World War developed by Frank Barnwell at the Bristol Aeroplane Company.
The Bristol Jupiter was a British nine-cylinder single-row piston radial engine built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company.
The Bristol Type 76 Jupiter Fighter and Type 89 Trainer were derivatives of the British fighter of the First World War (the F.2 Fighter), powered by Bristol Jupiter radial engines.
The Bristol M.R.1 was an experimental biplane with an aluminium monocoque fuselage and metal wings, produced by Bristol during the First World War.
The Bristol S.S.A., (Single-Seat Armoured), was an armoured scout built at Bristol in 1914 to fulfill a French government order.
The British Army Aeroplane No 1 or sometimes Cody 1 was a biplane built by Samuel Franklin Cody in 1907 at the Army Balloon Factory at Farnborough.
Brixham is a small fishing town and civil parish in the district of Torbay in the county of Devon, in the south-west of England.
Brooklands was a motor racing circuit and aerodrome built near Weybridge in Surrey, England, United Kingdom.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
Brooks is a mixed-use development that was founded on the former Brooks Air Force Base when the United States Air Force closed the facility in 2002.
Brunsbüttel is a town in the district of Dithmarschen, in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany that lies on the mouth of the Elbe river, near the North Sea.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York and the 81st most populous city in the United States.
The Burgess Company was a U.S. airplane manufacturer between 1910 and 1918.
The Burgess Model H was an early United States airplane and one of the first air machines specifically designed and built for military use.
The C-class blimp was a patrol airship developed by the US Navy shortly after World War I, a systematic improvement upon the B-type which was very suitable for training, but of limited value for patrol work.
Camouflage is the use of any combination of materials, coloration, or illumination for concealment, either by making animals or objects hard to see (crypsis), or by disguising them as something else (mimesis).
Candelaria is an unincorporated community in Presidio County, Texas, United States, with about 75 inhabitants.
Cape Henry is a cape on the Atlantic shore of Virginia located in the northeast corner of Virginia Beach.
The Caproni Ca.4 was an Italian heavy bomber of the World War I era.
Carlstrom Field is a former military airfield, located southeast of Arcadia, Florida.
Cartagena is a Chilean commune located in the San Antonio Province, Valparaíso Region.
Cavendish Dock is one of the four docks which make up the Port of Barrow in Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Centocelle Airport (Aeroporto di Centocelle) was an airport situated in Centocelle, a quarter of Rome in Italy.
Centreville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States and a suburb of Washington, D.C. The population was 71,135 at the 2010 census.
A cervical fracture, commonly called a broken neck, is a catastrophic fracture of any of the seven cervical vertebrae in the neck.
Chalandry is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
Chandler Field is a former military airfield located south of the central business district of Essington,.
Chanute Air Force Base is a decommissioned United States Air Force facility, located in Champaign County, Illinois, south of and adjacent to Rantoul, Illinois, about south of Chicago.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and is distributed in the metropolitan Chattanooga region of southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia.
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County.
The city of Chihuahua is the state capital of the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Clarence K. Bronson (21 July 1888 – 8 November 1916) was a pioneer aviator in the United States Navy.
Clark Air Base is a Philippine Air Force base on Luzon Island in the Philippines, located west of Angeles, about northwest of Metro Manila.
Claude (Claudius) Honoré Désiré Dornier (born in Kempten im Allgäu on 14 May 1884 – 5 December 1969) was a German airplane builder and founder of Dornier GmbH.
Cley next the Sea or, Anglo-Saxon Clæg "clay", is a village and civil parish on the River Glaven in Norfolk, England, north-west of Holt and east of Blakeney.
Colón is a Panamanian city and sea port beside the Caribbean Sea, lying near the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal.
College Park Airport is a public airport located in the City of College Park, in Prince George's County, Maryland, USA.
The City of College Park is in Prince George's County, Maryland.
The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Rio Grande).
Coronado is a resort city located in San Diego County, California, across the San Diego Bay from downtown San Diego.
Cove is an ancient village turned suburb, forming the western part of Farnborough in the county of Hampshire in the south-east of England.
Cowes is an English seaport town and civil parish on the Isle of Wight.
Cranwell is a village in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.
Crissy Field, a former U.S. Army airfield, is now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco, California, United States.
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http://home.att.net/~jbaugher/1908-1920.html--> The Curtiss 18T, unofficially known as the Wasp and by the United States Navy as the Kirkham, was an early American triplane fighter aircraft designed by Curtiss Engineering for the US Navy.
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company was an American aircraft manufacturer formed in 1916 by Glenn Hammond Curtiss.
The Curtiss CR was a racing aircraft designed for the United States Navy in 1921 by Curtiss.
The Curtiss Eagle (retroactively designated the Model 19 by Curtiss some years later) was an airliner produced in small numbers in the United States shortly after World War I. The aircraft was a conventional biplane with three-bay, unstaggered wings of equal span.
The Curtiss Falcon was a family of military biplane aircraft built by the American aircraft manufacturer Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company during the 1920s.
The Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" was one of a series of "JN" biplanes built by the Curtiss Aeroplane Company of Hammondsport, New York, later the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company.
The Curtiss JN-6H (Model 1F) was an American biplane trainer aircraft built by Curtiss for the United States Army Air Service during World War I.
The 1911 Curtiss Model D (or frequently, "Curtiss Pusher") was an early United States pusher aircraft with the engine and propeller behind the pilot's seat.
The Curtiss Model E was an early aircraft developed by Glenn Curtiss in the United States in 1911.
The Curtiss Models F made up a family of early flying boats developed in the United States in the years leading up to World War I. Widely produced, Model Fs saw service with the United States Navy under the designations C-2 through C-5, later reclassified to AB-2 through AB-5.
The Curtiss N-9 was a floatplane variant of the Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" military trainer used during World War I by the United States Navy.
The P-1 Hawk (Curtiss Model 34) was a 1920s open-cockpit biplane fighter aircraft of the United States Army Air Corps.
Cuyamaca Peak is a mountain peak of the Cuyamaca Mountains range, in San Diego County, Southern California.
The D class blimp was a patrol airship used by the US Navy in the early 1920s.
Dahlgren is a census-designated place (CDP) in King George County, Virginia, United States.
Dale Mabry (March 22, 1891 – February 21, 1922) was an American World War I aviator.
Dale Mabry Field is a former airport 3.4 miles west of Tallahassee, Florida.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
Dallas Love Field is a city-owned public airport 6 miles (10 km) northwest of downtown Dallas, Texas.
Davis–Monthan Air Force Base (DM AFB) is a United States Air Force base located within the city limits approximately south-southeast of downtown Tucson, Arizona.
Dayton is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County.
De Havilland Aircraft Company Limited was a British aviation manufacturer established in late 1920 by Geoffrey de Havilland at Stag Lane Aerodrome Edgware on the outskirts of north London.
Debrecen is Hungary's second largest city after Budapest.
The Delaware River is a major river on the Atlantic coast of the United States.
Deposit is a town in Delaware County, New York, United States.
Lieutenant Desmond Arthur (1884–1913) was an Irish aviator in No.
In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
The Dixmude was a Zeppelin airship built for the Imperial German Navy as L 72 (c/n LZ 114) and not completed until after the end of the First World War, when it was given to France as war reparation and recommissioned in French Navy service and renamed Dixmude.
Donaldson Air Force Base is a former facility of the United States Air Force located south of Greenville, South Carolina.
Dothan Regional Airport is a public airport in Dale County, Alabama, United States.
Dothan is a city in Dale, Henry, and Houston counties in the U.S. state of Alabama.
Douai (Dowaai; historically "Doway" in English) is a commune in the Nord département in northern France.
The Douglas World Cruiser (DWC) was developed to meet a requirement from the United States Army Air Service for an aircraft suitable for an attempt at the first flight around the world.
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River.
Air Commodore Edward Maitland Maitland, (21 February 1880 – 24 August 1921) was an early military aviator who served in the Air Battalion of the Royal Engineers, the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Air Force.
Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910.
Squadron Commander Edwin Harris Dunning, DSC (17 July 1892 – 7 August 1917), of the British Royal Naval Air Service, was the first pilot to land an aircraft on a moving ship.
Effingham is a city in and the county seat of Effingham County, Illinois, United States.
El Paso (from Spanish, "the pass") is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States.
Elgin is a city in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Illinois.
Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base is a joint installation shared by various active component and reserve component military units, as well as aircraft flight operations of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) under the aegis of the nearby Johnson Space Center.
Erich Löwenhardt (7 April 189710 August 1918) was the 3rd highest German flying ace with 54 victories during the First World War, behind only Manfred von Richthofen and Ernst Udet.
Erwin Böhme (29 July 1879 – 29 November 1917), Pour le Mérite, was a German pilot during World War I. He was born in Holzminden, grew into an athletic sportsman and became a flying ace during the war, credited with 24 victories.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
Eustace Broke Loraine (3 September 1879 – 5 July 1912) was a pioneer British aviator and the first Royal Flying Corps officer to be killed in an aircraft crash.
Evanston is a city in and the county seat of Uinta County, Wyoming, United States.
Exmouth is a port town, civil parish and seaside resort, sited on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe.
Farman Aviation Works (Avions Farman) was a French aircraft company founded and run by the brothers Richard, Henri, and Maurice Farman.
The Farman III, also known as the Henry Farman 1909 biplane, was an early French aircraft designed and built by Henry Farman''Flight'', 24 April 1909, p. 235.
The Maurice Farman MF.7 Longhorn is a French biplane developed before World War I which was used for reconnaissance by both the French and British air services in the early stages of the war before being relegated to service as a trainer.
Farnborough Airport or TAG London Farnborough Airport (previously called RAE Farnborough, ICAO Code EGUF) is an operational business/executive general aviation airport in Farnborough, Rushmoor, Hampshire, England.
Farnborough is a town in north east Hampshire, England, part of the borough of Rushmoor and the Farnborough/Aldershot Built-up Area.
The Faroe Islands (Føroyar; Færøerne), sometimes called the Faeroe Islands, is an archipelago between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic, about halfway between Norway and Iceland, north-northwest of Scotland.
The Fédération aéronautique internationale (FAI; The World Air Sports Federation), is the world governing body for air sports.
The twin-engine F5L was one of the Felixstowe F series of flying boats developed by John Cyril Porte at the Seaplane Experimental Station, Felixstowe, England during the First World War for production in America.
Louis Ferdinand Ferber (8 February 1862 – 22 September 1909) was a French Army officer who played an important role in the development of aviation during the early 1900s.
Captain Field Eugene Kindley (13 March 1896 – 2 February 1920) was an American aviator and World War I flying ace credited with twelve confirmed aerial victories.
Fighter Squadron 1 (VF-1) was a fighter squadron of the United States Navy.
Filton is a large suburban town and civil parish in South Gloucestershire, England, north of the City of Bristol and approximately from the city centre.
The First Balkan War (Балканска война; Αʹ Βαλκανικός πόλεμος; Први балкански рат, Prvi Balkanski rat; Birinci Balkan Savaşı), lasted from October 1912 to May 1913 and comprised actions of the Balkan League (the kingdoms of Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece and Montenegro) against the Ottoman Empire.
The First Battle of Bull Run (the name used by Union forces), also known as the First Battle of Manassas.
Fischamend is a city in the district of Bruck an der Leitha in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.
Flight is the process by which an object moves through an atmosphere (or beyond it, as in the case of spaceflight) without contact with the surface.
Flight International (or simply Flight) is a weekly magazine focused on aerospace, published in the United Kingdom.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
A flying boat is a fixed-winged seaplane with a hull, allowing it to land on water, that usually has no type of landing gear to allow operation on land.
Fog is a visible aerosol consisting of minute water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface.
Fokker was a Dutch aircraft manufacturer named after its founder, Anthony Fokker.
The Fokker D.I (company designation M.18) was a development of the D.II fighter.
The Fokker D.VII was a German World War I fighter aircraft designed by Reinhold Platz of the Fokker-Flugzeugwerke.
The Fokker E.V was a German parasol-monoplane fighter aircraft designed by Reinhold Platz and built by Fokker-Flugzeugwerke.
The Fokker Dr.I (Dreidecker, "triplane" in German), often known simply as the Fokker Triplane, was a World War I fighter aircraft built by Fokker-Flugzeugwerke.
The Fokker E.III was the main variant of the ''Eindecker'' (literally meaning "one deck") fighter aircraft of World War I. It entered service on the Western Front in December 1915 and was also supplied to Austria-Hungary and Turkey.
The Fokker Spin was the first airplane built by Dutch aviation pioneer Anthony Fokker.
Ford Island (PokaAilana) is an islet in the center of Pearl Harbor, Oahu, in the U.S. state of Hawaii.
Fort Benning is a United States Army base straddling the Alabama-Georgia border next to Columbus, Georgia.
Fort Bliss is a United States Army post in the U.S. states of New Mexico and Texas, with its headquarters located in El Paso, Texas.
Fort Holabird was a U.S. Army post in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, from 1918-1973.
Fort Huachuca is a United States Army installation, established 3 March 1877 as Camp Huachuca.
Fort Kamehameha was a United States Army military base that was the site of several coastal artillery batteries to defend Pearl Harbor starting in 1907 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Fort Knox is a United States Army post in Kentucky, south of Louisville and north of Elizabethtown.
Fort Lewis is a United States military facility located south-southwest of Tacoma, Washington, under the jurisdiction of the United States Army Joint Base Garrison, Joint Base Lewis–McChord.
Fort Myer is the previous name used for a U.S. Army post next to Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, and across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. Founded during the American Civil War as Fort Cass and Fort Whipple, the post merged in 2005 with the neighboring Marine Corps installation, Henderson Hall, and is today named Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall.
Fort Sam Houston is a U.S. Army post in San Antonio, Texas.
Fort Sill, Oklahoma is a United States Army post north of Lawton, Oklahoma, about 85 miles southwest of Oklahoma City.
Fort Stotsenburg, during the World War II era, was the location of the Philippine Department's 26th Cavalry Regiment, 86th Field Artillery Regiment, and 88th Field Artillery Regiment; along with the Philippine Division's 23rd and 24th Field Artillery Regiments.
Fort Worth is the 15th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas.
Francis "Frank" Edward Ormsbee Jr. (April 30, 1892 to October 24, 1936) was an American naval aviator serving in the U.S. Navy during World War I. He received the Medal of Honor for bravery.
Captain Frank Sowter Barnwell OBE AFC FRAeS BSc (1880 – 2 August 1938) was a British aeronautical engineer.
Major Frank Widenham Goodden (3 October 1889 – 28 January 1917) was a pioneering British aviator who served as chief test pilot for the Royal Aircraft Factory during the First World War.
Frank Purdy Lahm (November 17, 1877 – July 7, 1963) was an American aviation pioneer, the "nation's first military aviator", and a general officer in the United States Army Air Corps and Army Air Forces.
Corporal Frank S. Scott (December 2, 1883 – September 28, 1912) was the first enlisted member of the United States Armed Forces to lose his life in an aircraft accident.
Frederick Erastus Humphreys (September 16, 1883 – January 20, 1941) was one of the original three military pilots trained by the Wright brothers and the first to fly solo.
The French Air Force (Armée de l'Air Française), literally Aerial Army) is the air force of the French Armed Forces. It was formed in 1909 as the Service Aéronautique, a service arm of the French Army, then was made an independent military arm in 1934. The number of aircraft in service with the French Air Force varies depending on source, however sources from the French Ministry of Defence give a figure of 658 aircraft in 2014. The French Air Force has 241 combat aircraft in service, with the majority being 133 Dassault Mirage 2000 and 108 Dassault Rafale. As of early 2017, the French Air Force employs a total of 41,160 regular personnel. The reserve element of the air force consisted of 5,187 personnel of the Operational Reserve. The Chief of Staff of the French Air Force (CEMAA) is a direct subordinate of the Chief of the Defence Staff (CEMA).
Friedrichshafen is an industrial city on the northern shoreline of Lake Constance (the Bodensee) in Southern Germany, near the borders of both Switzerland and Austria.
is an urban quarter in the north of Hamburg, Germany in the district Hamburg-Nord.
The fuselage (from the French fuselé "spindle-shaped") is an aircraft's main body section.
Captain Sir Geoffrey de Havilland, OM, CBE, AFC, RDI, FRAeS (27 July 1882 – 21 May 1965) was a British aviation pioneer and aerospace engineer.
George Edward Maurice Kelly (11 December 1878 – 10 May 1911) was the twelfth pilot of the U.S. Army's Aeronautical Division, U.S. Signal Corps and the first member of the U.S. military killed in the crash of an airplane he was piloting.
Georgetown University is a private research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.
The Imperial German Army (Deutsches Heer) was the name given to the combined land and air forces of the German Empire (excluding the Marine-Fliegerabteilung maritime aviation formations of the Imperial German Navy).
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
Glenn Hammond Curtiss (May 21, 1878 – July 23, 1930) was an American aviation and motorcycling pioneer, and a founder of the U.S. aircraft industry.
Lieutenant Commander Godfrey de Courcelles Chevalier, USN (7 March 1889 – 14 November 1922) was a pioneering naval aviator of the United States Navy of World War I and the early 1920s.
Godman Army Airfield is a military airport located on the Fort Knox United States Army post in Hardin County, Kentucky, United States.
Goodyear Aerospace Corporation was the aerospace and defense subsidiary of Goodyear.
The Goodyear Blimp is any one of a fleet of airships operated by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, used mainly for advertising and capturing aerial views of live sporting events for television.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is an American multinational tire manufacturing company founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling and based in Akron, Ohio.
Graveley is a village and civil parish about four miles east of Hitchin and two miles north of Stevenage in Hertfordshire, England.
Gravette is a city in Benton County, Arkansas, United States.
The Great Miami River (also called the Miami River) (Shawnee: Msimiyamithiipi) is a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately long,U.S. Geological Survey.
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
Hampton University (HU) is a private historically black university in Hampton, Virginia.
Hampton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
The Handley Page Type O was a biplane bomber used by Britain during the First World War.
The Handley Page V/1500 was a British night-flying heavy bomber built by Handley Page towards the end of the First World War.
(Richard) Harold Barnwell (1878–1917) was an English aviation pioneer, who began as an aircraft builder.
Harold Lee George (July 19, 1893 – February 24, 1986) was an American aviation pioneer who helped shape and promote the concept of daylight precision bombing.
Harrisburg Air National Guard Base is a United States Air Force base, located at Harrisburg International Airport, Pennsylvania.
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut.
Hartford–Brainard Airport is a towered public airport three miles (5 km) southeast of downtown Hartford, in Hartford County, Connecticut.
Hawaiʻi is the largest island located in the U.S. state of Hawaii.
The Hawaiian Islands (Mokupuni o Hawai‘i) are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean, extending some from the island of Hawaiokinai in the south to northernmost Kure Atoll.
The Hebrides (Innse Gall,; Suðreyjar) compose a widespread and diverse archipelago off the west coast of mainland Scotland.
Heinrich Gontermann (25 February 1896 – 30 October 1917) was a German First World War fighter ace credited with 39 victories during the war.
The Helgoland Island air disaster occurred on 9 September 1913 after the airship Zeppelin LZ 14 had been transferred to the Imperial German Navy on 7 October 1912.
Heligoland (Helgoland; Heligolandic Frisian: deät Lun, Mooring Frisian: Hålilönj) is a small German archipelago in the North Sea.
Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold (June 25, 1886 – January 15, 1950) was an American general officer holding the grades of General of the Army and General of the Air Force.
Henry Lewis Stimson (September 21, 1867 – October 20, 1950) was an American statesman, lawyer and Republican Party politician.
Henry Burnet Post (June 15, 1885 – February 9, 1914) was a first lieutenant in the US Army and a pioneer aviator who was killed in a crash.
Henry Post Army Airfield is a military use airport located at Fort Sill in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States.
Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
Hicks Field (Camp Taliaferro Field #1) is a former World War I military airfield, located North-northwest of Saginaw, Texas.
Hilo is the largest settlement and census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States, which encompasses the Island of HawaiOkinai.
Hispano-Suiza (English: Hispanic-Swiss) was a Spanish automotive/engineering company and, after World War II, a French aviation engine and components manufacturer.
His Majesty's Airship No.
HMS Hermione was an protected cruiser launched at Devonport in 1893.
The Hotchkiss M1909 machine gun was a light machine gun of the early 20th century, developed and built by Hotchkiss et Cie.
Huffman Prairie, also known as Huffman Prairie Flying Field or Huffman Field is part of Ohio's Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park.
Hugh Johnston Knerr was a major general in the United States Air Force.
The Humber is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England.
Hydrogen is a chemical element with symbol H and atomic number 1.
Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky (a, tr. Ígor' Ivánovič Sikórskij; May 25, 1889 – October 26, 1972),Fortier, Rénald.
The Imperial Russian Army (Ру́сская импера́торская а́рмия) was the land armed force of the Russian Empire, active from around 1721 to the Russian Revolution of 1917.
Indian Head is a town in Charles County, Maryland, United States.
Irvin McDowell (October 15, 1818 – May 4, 1885) was a career American army officer.
St James, Isle of Grain (Old English Greon meaning gravel) is a village and the easternmost point of the Hoo Peninsula within the district of Medway in Kent.
The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.
Ithaca is a city in the Finger Lakes region of New York.
Major-General John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone (31 May 1868 – 7 November 1947) was a British Army general and politician.
Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 10 was a World War I "hunting group" (i.e., fighter squadron) of the Luftstreitkräfte, the air arm of the Imperial German Army during World War I. Jasta 10, in its brief existence, was credited with 118 enemy planes and 33 enemy observation balloons destroyed.
Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 11 ("No 11 Fighter Squadron"; commonly abbreviated to Jasta 11) was founded on 28 September 1916 from elements of 4 Armee's Kampfeinsitzerkommandos (or KEKs) 1, 2 and 3 and mobilized on 11 October as part of the German Air Service's expansion program, forming permanent specialised fighter squadrons, or "Jastas".
Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 15, commonly abbreviated to Jasta 15, was a "hunting group" (i.e., fighter squadron) of the Luftstreitkräfte, the air arm of the Imperial German Army during World War I. The unit would score over 150 aerial victories during the war, at the expense of seven killed in action, two killed in flying accidents, three wounded in action, one injured in a flying accident, and two taken prisoner of war.
Jasta 2 (Jagdstaffel Zwei in full and also known as Jasta Boelcke) was one of the best-known German Luftstreitkräfte Squadrons in World War I. Its first commanding officer was the great aerial tactician Oswald Boelcke, and it was the incubator of several notable aviation careers.
Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 6 was one of the original units of the Luftstreitkräfte, the air arm of the Imperial German Army during World War I.
James Thomas Byford McCudden, (28 March 1895 – 9 July 1918) was an English flying ace of the First World War and among the most highly decorated airmen in British military history.
First Lieutenant Jarvis Jenness Offutt (October 26, 1894 – August 13, 1918) was an American aviator from Omaha, Nebraska, who died in World War I. Offutt Air Force Base is named in his honor.
James Harold Doolittle (December 14, 1896 – September 27, 1993) was an American aviation pioneer.
Joseph F. Baugher (born 1941) is a retired physicist, software engineer, and author, who has also written articles on aviation.
The Johannisthal air disaster was one of the first multiple-fatality air disasters in history.
The Johannisthal Air Field, located South-East of central Berlin, between Johannisthal and Adlershof, was Germany's first commercial airfield.
John Henry Towers (January 30, 1885 – April 30, 1955) was a United States Navy admiral and pioneer naval aviator.
General of the Armies John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing (September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948) was a senior United States Army officer.
Captain John Owen Donaldson (May 14, 1897 – September 7, 1930) was a World War I flying ace credited with seven aerial victories.
John R. Phythyon Jr. is a game designer who has worked primarily on role-playing games.
John Wise (February 24, 1808 – September 28, 1879?) was a pioneer in the field of ballooning.
Jonchery is a commune in the Haute-Marne department in north-eastern France.
Juan de la Cierva y Codorníu, 1st Count of De La Cierva (21 September 1895 in Murcia, Spain – 9 December 1936 in Croydon, United Kingdom) was a Spanish civil engineer, pilot and aeronautical engineer.
Jussy-le-Chaudrier is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.
Kelly Field Annex (formerly Kelly Air Force Base) is a United States Air Force facility located in San Antonio, Texas.
Kindley Air Force Base was a United States Air Force base in Bermuda from 1948–1970, having been operated from 1943 to 1948 by the United States Army Air Forces as Kindley Field.
Kingston upon Hull, usually abbreviated to Hull, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
La Charité-sur-Loire is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France in the south of Paris.
La Colorada is a small town in La Colorada Municipality in the Mexican state of Sonora.
The Lebaudy République (later known as La République) was a semi-rigid airship built for the French army in Moisson, France, by sugar manufacturers Lebaudy Frères.
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States.
Lajitas is an unincorporated community in Brewster County, Texas, United States, in proximity to the Big Bend National Park.
Lakehurst Maxfield Field, formerly known as Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst (NAES Lakehurst), is the naval component of Joint Base McGuire–Dix–Lakehurst (JB MDL), a United States Air Force–managed joint base headquartered approximately east-southeast of Trenton in Manchester Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
Landing gear is the undercarriage of an aircraft or spacecraft and may be used for either takeoff or landing.
Langley Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located adjacent to Hampton and Newport News, Virginia.
Lapalisse (La Paliça) is a commune in the Allier department in central France.
Larkhill is a garrison town in the civil parish of Durrington, Wiltshire, England.
Lawrence Burst Sperry (21 December 1892, Chicago, Illinois, United States – December 13, 1923, English Channel) was an aviation pioneer.
Lawson Army Airfield is a military airport located at Fort Benning in Chattahoochee County, Georgia, south of the city of Columbus, Georgia.
Leavenworth is the largest city in and the county seat of Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States.
Lefkada (Λευκάδα, Lefkáda), also known as Lefkas or Leukas (Ancient Greek and Katharevousa: Λευκάς, Leukás, modern pronunciation Lefkás) and Leucadia, is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea on the west coast of Greece, connected to the mainland by a long causeway and floating bridge.
Leighton Wilson Hazelhurst Jr. (July 1887 – June 11, 1912) was a pioneer aviator who was killed in an aircrash with Al Welsh piloting.
Les Souhesmes-Rampont is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
Lewis Hyde Brereton (June 21, 1890 – July 20, 1967) was a military aviation pioneer and lieutenant general in the United States Air Force.
The LFG Roland C.II, usually known as the Walfisch (Whale), was an advanced German reconnaissance aircraft of World War I. It was manufactured by Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft G.m.b.H.
The Liberty L-12 was an American 27-litre (1,649 cubic inch) water-cooled 45° V-12 aircraft engine of designed for a high power-to-weight ratio and ease of mass production.
Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.
Air Commodore Lionel Evelyn Oswald Charlton, (7 July 1879 – 18 April 1958) was a British infantry officer who served in the Second Boer War.
This is a list of aircraft, aviators or air passengers who have disappeared in flight for reasons that have never been definitely determined, particularly in cases where the air frame of the aircraft or body of the person has never been recovered.
This is a complete list of Zeppelins constructed by the German Zeppelin companies from 1900 until 1938.
A list of the accidents and incidents involving military aircraft in chronological order.
Livingston County is a county in the U.S. state of New York.
Lo Espejo is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
The Loening PW-2 was a 1920s American single-seat fighter monoplane designed by Grover Loening and built by his Loening Aeronautical Engineering Company.
Logan Field, also known as Dundalk Flying Field, is a former airport located in the town of Dundalk, Maryland, northeast of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, near Baltimore.
London Southend Airport is an international airport in the district of Rochford within Essex, England, approximately from the centre of London.
Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.
Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States.
Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft, also referred to as LFG, was a German aircraft manufacturer during World War I. They are best known for their various "Roland" designs, notably the Roland C.II Walfisch (whale), Roland D.II haifisch (Shark) and Roland D.VI, although they also produced a number of airships and many experimental designs.
Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH is a German company which, during the early 20th century, was a leader in the design and manufacture of rigid airships, specifically of the Zeppelin type.
The Deutsche Luftstreitkräfte (German Air Force)—known before October 1916 as the Fliegertruppen des deutschen Kaiserreiches (Imperial German Flying Corps) or simply Die Fliegertruppe—was the World War I (1914–18) air arm of the German Army, of which it remained an integral part.
Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines.
Lyme Bay is an area of the English Channel situated in the southwest of England between Start Bay in the west and Portland in the east.
Magliano Romano is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Rome in the Italian region Latium, located about north of Rome.
Manaus or Manaós before 1939 or (formerly) Barra do Rio Negro, is the capital city of the state of Amazonas in the North Region of Brazil.
Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also known as the "Red Baron", was a fighter pilot with the German Air Force during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of the war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.
Manila Bay is a natural harbour which serves the Port of Manila (on Luzon), in the Philippines.
March Air Reserve Base (March ARB), previously known as March Air Force Base (March AFB) is located in Riverside County, California between the cities of Riverside, Moreno Valley, and Perris.
Marfa Airport is a former airport, located 2 miles Northeast of Marfa, Texas.
Marfa is a city in the high desert of the Trans-Pecos in far West Texas, located between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park.
The Martin MB-1 was an American large biplane bomber designed and built by the Glenn L. Martin Company for the United States Army Air Service in 1918.
The Martin NBS-1 was a military aircraft of the United States Army Air Service and its successor, the Air Corps.
Martlesham is a village in Suffolk, England about two miles (3 km) South-West of Woodbridge and East of Ipswich.
Martlesham Heath village is situated 6 miles east of Ipswich, in Suffolk, England.
Mather Air Force Base (Mather AFB) was a United States Air Force Base, which was closed in 1993.
The island of Maui (Hawaiian) is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands at 727.2 square miles (1,883 km2) and is the 17th-largest island in the United States.
Maurice Connolly (March 13, 1877 – May 28, 1921) was elected in 1912 to a single term as a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa's 3rd congressional district.
Max Immelmann (21 September 1890 – 18 June 1916) PLM was the first German World War I flying ace.
Leutnant Max Ritter von Mulzer was a World War I flying ace credited with ten aerial victories.
Maxwell Air Force Base, officially known as Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, is a United States Air Force (USAF) installation under the Air Education and Training Command (AETC).
McCook Field was an airfield and aviation experimentation station in Ohio.
Mecklenburg (locally, Low German: Mękel(n)borg) is a historical region in northern Germany comprising the western and larger part of the federal-state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Meudon is a municipality in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
The Miami Conservancy District is a river management agency operating in Southwest Ohio to control flooding of the Great Miami River and its tributaries.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
Military simulations, also known informally as war games, are simulations in which theories of warfare can be tested and refined without the need for actual hostilities.
Mineola is a village in Nassau County, Long Island, New York, United States.
Miraflores is the name of one of the three locks that form part of the Panama Canal, and the name of the small lake that separates these locks from the Pedro Miguel Locks upstream.
Mitchel Air Force Base also known as Mitchel Field, was a United States Air Force base located on the Hempstead Plains of Long Island, New York, United States.
Modesto City–County Airport (Harry Sham Field) is two miles (3 km) southeast of Modesto in Stanislaus County, California, USA.
Modesto (Spanish for "modest"), officially the City of Modesto, is the county seat and largest city of Stanislaus County, California, United States.
Montgomery is the capital city of the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Montgomery County.
Mooresville is a large town located in southern Iredell County, North Carolina, USA and is a part of the fast-growing Charlotte Metro.
Aéroplanes Morane-Saulnier was a French aircraft manufacturing company formed in October 1911 by Raymond Saulnier (1881–1964) and the Morane brothers, Léon (1885–1918) and Robert (1886–1968).
Morgantown is an unincorporated community in Charles County, Maryland.
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River.
Naval Air Station Pensacola Corry Station (NASP Corry Station), formerly known as Naval Technical Training Center Corry Station, is a sub-installation of nearby Naval Air Station Pensacola that hosts several of the Navy's Information Warfare Corps training commands, and is the headquarters for its Center for Information Warfare Training.
The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C..
The National Air Races (also known as Pulitzer Trophy Races) are a series of pylon and cross-country races that took place in the United States since 1920.
The National Museum of the United States Air Force (formerly the United States Air Force Museum) is the official museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, northeast of Dayton, Ohio.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is an agency of the United States Federal Government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information.
Naval Air Station North Island or NAS North Island is located at the north end of the Coronado peninsula on San Diego Bay and is the home port of several aircraft carriers of the United States Navy.
Naval Air Station Pensacola or NAS Pensacola (formerly NAS/KNAS until changed circa 1970 to allow Nassau International Airport, now Lynden Pindling International Airport, to have IATA code NAS), "The Cradle of Naval Aviation", is a United States Navy base located next to Warrington, Florida, a community southwest of the Pensacola city limits.
Naval Air Station Rockaway adjoined Fort Tilden on the western portion of the Rockaway Peninsula in the New York City borough of Queens.
The Naval Aircraft Factory (NAF) was established by the United States Navy in 1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach or NOLF Imperial Beach is a United States Navy facility for helicopters, situated on approximately south of San Diego and within the city limits of Imperial Beach, California.
Naval Station Norfolk, is a United States Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia.
The Navy-Wright NW series, also called the Mystery Racer were racing aircraft built by Wright Aeronautical Corporation at the request of the US Navy. Although innovative, both prototype racers were lost before achieving their true potential.
The NCR Corporation (originally National Cash Register) is a company that makes self-service kiosks, point-of-sale terminals, automated teller machines, check processing systems, barcode scanners, and business consumables.
Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.
Neola is a city in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA) is responsible for the state's New York Army National Guard, New York Air National Guard, New York Guard and the New York Naval Militia.
Newport News is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Nieuport, later Nieuport-Delage, was a French aeroplane company that primarily built racing aircraft before World War I and fighter aircraft during World War I and between the wars.
The Nieuport 10 was a French First World War sesquiplane that filled a wide variety of roles including reconnaissance, fighter and trainer.
The Nieuport 11, nicknamed the Bébé, was a French World War I single seat sesquiplane fighter aircraft, designed by Gustave Delage.
The Nieuport 28 C.1 was a French biplane fighter aircraft flown during World War I, built by Nieuport and designed by Gustave Delage.
The Nieuport B.N.1 was a prototype British single-engined fighter aircraft of the First World War.
The Nieuport IV was a French-built sporting, training and reconnaissance monoplane of the early 1910s.
Nistelrode is a small town in the Dutch province of North Brabant.
Noisy-le-Grand is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France.
Nordholz Naval Airbase (Fliegerhorst Nordholz) is a German Naval Air base located near the town of Nordholz in Lower Saxony, 25 km north of Bremerhaven, and 12 km southwest of Cuxhaven.
Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England.
Norfolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Norman Channing Spratt (1885-1944), a native of Durban, Natal, was an officer of the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War who was involved in much aircraft testing at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, United Kingdom.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
The British NS (North Sea) class non-rigid airships were the largest and last in a succession of "blimps" that served with the Royal Naval Air Service during World War I; developed from experiences gained with earlier classes to operate off the east coast of Britain on long-range patrols.
O‘ahu (often anglicized Oahu) known as "The Gathering Place" is the third-largest of the Hawaiian Islands.
The Ocean To Ocean Bridge is a through truss bridge spanning the Colorado River in Yuma, Arizona.
Odessa (Оде́са; Оде́сса; אַדעס) is the third most populous city of Ukraine and a major tourism center, seaport and transportation hub located on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
Ojinaga Municipality (formally: Manuel Ojinaga) is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico.
Air Vice Marshal Sir Oliver Swann, (18 November 1878 – 7 March 1948), born Oliver Schwann, was a leading figure in the Royal Naval Air Service and senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the first half of the 20th century.
Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County.
The Orenco D was an American biplane fighter aircraft, designed by Orenco and built by Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company.
Oscar Monthan (1885–1924) was an American aeronautical engineer.
Oswald Boelcke (19 May 1891 – 28 October 1916) PLM was a German flying ace of the First World War credited with 40 victories; he was one of the most influential patrol leaders and tacticians of the early years of air combat.
The Panama Canal (Canal de Panamá) is an artificial waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Parris Island is a former census-designated place (CDP) in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States.
Patrick McGunigal (May 30, 1876 – January 19, 1936) was a sailor in the United States Navy who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I.
The Lebaudy Patrie was a semi-rigid airship built for the French army in Moisson, France, by sugar producers Lebaudy Frères.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
Pensacola Bay is a bay located in the northwestern part of Florida, United States, known as the Florida Panhandle.
Pensacola is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle, approximately from the border with Alabama, and the county seat of Escambia County, in the U.S. state of Florida.
Perris is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located south of Riverside, California, north of San Diego, California, and north of the Mexican border.
Peyton Conway March Jr. (31 December 1896 – 13 February 1918) was an American soldier and pioneer aviator.
The Pfalz D.III was a fighter aircraft used by the Luftstreitkräfte (Imperial German Air Service) during the First World War.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Plymouth Bay is a small, well-protected bay of the Atlantic Ocean on the western shore of larger Cape Cod Bay along the coastline of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Plymouth is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, west of Wilkes-Barre (along the Susquehanna River).
The Milvian (or Mulvian) Bridge (Ponte Molle or Ponte Milvio, Latin: Pons Milvius or Pons Mulvius) is a bridge over the Tiber in northern Rome, Italy.
The Port of Barrow refers to the enclosed dock system within the town of Barrow-in-Furness, England.
The Pour le Mérite (French, literally "For Merit") is an order of merit (Verdienstorden) established in 1740 by King Frederick II of Prussia.
The Presidio of San Francisco (originally, El Presidio Real de San Francisco or The Royal Fortress of Saint Francis) is a park and former U.S. Army military fort on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula in San Francisco, California, and is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Presidio is a city in Presidio County, Texas, United States.
Preveza (Πρέβεζα) is a town in the region of Epirus, northwestern Greece, located at the mouth of the Ambracian Gulf.
was a scion of the Japanese imperial family and was a career naval officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1932 to 1941.
A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from.
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States.
Pyotr Nikolayevich Nesterov (Пётр Николаевич Нестеров (born, Nizhny Novgorod - died, Zhovkva, Lviv Oblast) was a Russian pilot, an aircraft designer and an aerobatics pioneer.
Quincy is a city in Gadsden County, Florida, United States.
The British R23X class of rigid airships were developed during World War I using the experiences gained from the 23 class, but only two of the planned four R23X class were built: R27 and R29.
The R38 class (also known as the A class) of rigid airships was designed for Britain's Royal Navy during the final months of the First World War, intended for long-range patrol duties over the North Sea.
Royal Air Force Ahlhorn or more simply RAF Ahlhorn, is a former Royal Air Force station located south east of the centre of Ahlhorn, Lower Saxony and north of Vechta, Lower Saxony, Germany Originally, it was a German airbase for Zeppelins.
RAF Manston was an RAF station in the north-east of Kent, at on the Isle of Thanet from 1916 until 1996.
Randolph Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located at Universal City, Texas (east-northeast of Downtown San Antonio).
Rantoul is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States.
Reims (also spelled Rheims), a city in the Grand Est region of France, lies east-northeast of Paris.
René Thomas (March 7, 1886 – September 23, 1975) was a French motor racing champion.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Rheden is a village and a former municipality in the district of Hildesheim in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Richard Caswell Saufley (1 September 1884 – 9 June 1916), was a pioneer of naval aviation in the United States Navy.
Richmond is a city in east central Indiana, United States, bordering on Ohio.
The Río Conchos (Conchos River) is a large river in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
The Rio Grande (or; Río Bravo del Norte, or simply Río Bravo) is one of the principal rivers in the southwest United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Colorado River).
Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.
RNAS Calshot was a First World War Royal Navy air station for seaplanes and flying boats, mainly operating as an experimental and training station, but also providing anti-submarine and convoy protection patrols.
RNAS Howden (later RAF Howden) was an airship station near the town of Howden south-east of York, England.
Rockwell Field is a former United States Army Air Corps military airfield, located northwest of the city of Coronado, California on the northern part of the Coronado Peninsula across the bay from San Diego, California.
Roland (Frankish: *Hrōþiland; Latin: Hruodlandus, Rotholandus; died 15 August 778) was a Frankish military leader under Charlemagne who became one of the principal figures in the literary cycle known as the Matter of France.
The Rolls-Royce Eagle was the first aircraft engine to be developed by Rolls-Royce Limited.
Roma was an Italian semi-rigid airship, originally designated the T-34.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
Roosevelt Field is a former airport, located east-southeast of Mineola, Long Island, New York.
Ross Field is a former World War I military airfield, located south-southwest of Arcadia, California.
The rotary engine was an early type of internal combustion engine, usually designed with an odd number of cylinders per row in a radial configuration, in which the crankshaft remained stationary in operation, with the entire crankcase and its attached cylinders rotating around it as a unit.
Round Bottom is an unincorporated community in Wetzel County, West Virginia.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Air Force College (RAFC) is the Royal Air Force training and education academy which provides initial training to all RAF personnel who are preparing to be commissioned officers.
The Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) was a British research establishment, known by several different names during its history, that eventually came under the aegis of the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), before finally losing its identity in mergers with other institutions.
The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12 was a British single-seat aeroplane of The First World War designed at the Royal Aircraft Factory.
The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2 was a British single-engine tractor two-seat biplane designed and developed by the Royal Aircraft Factory.
Between 1911 and 1914, the Royal Aircraft Factory used the F.E.2 (Farman Experimental 2) designation for three quite different aircraft that shared only a common "Farman" pusher biplane layout.
The S.E.1 (Santos Experimental) was an experimental aircraft built at the Army Balloon Factory at Farnborough (later the Royal Aircraft Factory) in 1911.
The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.2 (Scout Experimental) was an early British single-seat scout aircraft.
The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.4 was a single-engined, single seat biplane designed and built at the Royal Aircraft Factory just prior to the start of the First World War.
The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 was a British biplane fighter aircraft of the First World War.
The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.
The Royal Italian Army (Italian: Regio Esercito Italiano) was the army of the Kingdom of Italy from the unification of Italy in 1861 to the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946.
The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy, under the direction of the Admiralty's Air Department, and existed formally from 1 July 1914Admiralty Circular CW.13963/14, 1 July 1914: "Royal Naval Air Service – Organisation" to 1 April 1918, when it was merged with the British Army's Royal Flying Corps to form a new service, the Royal Air Force, the first of its kind in the world.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Russo-Balt (sometimes Russobalt or Russo-Baltique) was one of the first Russian companies that produced cars between 1909 and 1923.
Sabotage is a deliberate action aimed at weakening a polity, effort or organization through subversion, obstruction, disruption or destruction.
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
Salt Lake City (often shortened to Salt Lake and abbreviated as SLC) is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah.
Samuel Franklin Cowdery (later known as Samuel Franklin Cody; 6 March 1867 – 7 August 1913, born Davenport, Iowa, USA)) was a Wild West showman and early pioneer of manned flight. He is most famous for his work on the large kites known as Cody War-Kites, that were used by the British in World War I as a smaller alternative to balloons for artillery spotting. He was also the first man to fly an aeroplane in Britain, on 16 October 1908. A flamboyant showman, he was often confused with Buffalo Bill Cody, whose surname he took when young.
Second Lieutenant Samuel H. Davis is a deceased United States Army Air Service officer, killed in 1921 while on a training mission in Florida.
San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States.
San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.
San Diego Bay is a natural harbor and deepwater port located in San Diego County, California near the U.S.–Mexico border.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary in the US state of California.
San Pedro is a community within the city of Los Angeles, California.
Santa Ana (Spanish for "Saint Anne") is the county seat and second most populous city in Orange County, California.
Santa Rosa Island is a 40-mile (64 km) barrier island located in the U.S. state of Florida, thirty miles (50 km) east of the Alabama state border.
Saufley Field is a military airport and support facility located five nautical miles (9 km) west of the central business district of Pensacola, in Escambia County, Florida, United States.
Saunders-Roe Limited, also known as Saro, was a British aero- and marine-engineering company based at Columbine Works, East Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Scientific American (informally abbreviated SciAm) is an American popular science magazine.
Scott Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in St. Clair County, Illinois, near Belleville and O'Fallon, 25 miles East of downtown St. Louis.
The term scout, as a description of a class of military aircraft, came into use shortly before the First World War, and initially referred to a fast (for its time), light (usually single-seated) unarmed reconnaissance aircraft.
A searchlight (or spotlight) is an apparatus that combines an extremely luminous source (traditionally a carbon arc lamp) with a mirrored parabolic reflector to project a powerful beam of light of approximately parallel rays in a particular direction, usually constructed so that it can be swiveled about.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
Selfridge Air National Guard Base or Selfridge ANGB is an Air National Guard installation located in Harrison Township, Michigan, near Mount Clemens.
A shipfitter is a marine occupational classification used both by naval activities and among ship builders; however, the term applies mostly to certain workers at commercial and naval shipyards during the construction or repair phase of a ship.
The Short S.38 was an early British aircraft built by Short Brothers.
The Short Springbok was a two-seat, all-metal reconnaissance biplane produced for the British Air Ministry in the 1920s.
Shotgate is a civil parish and village in Essex, England.
The Siddeley Puma was a British aero engine developed towards the end of World War I and produced by Siddeley-Deasy.
The United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) develops, tests, provides, and manages communications and information systems support for the command and control of combined arms forces.
The Sikorsky Russky Vityaz (Русский витязь), or Russian Knight, previously known as the Bolshoi Baltisky (Большой Балтийский) (The Great Baltic) in its first four-engined version, was the first four-engine aircraft in the world, designed by Igor Sikorsky and built at the Russian Baltic Railroad Car Works (Russo-Baltiiskyi Vagonnyi Zavod or R-BVZ) in Saint Petersburg in early 1913.
The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.
SMS Ostfriesland was the second vessel of the of battleships of the Imperial German Navy.
SPAD (Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés) was a French aircraft manufacturer active between 1911 and 1921.
The Sopwith Camel was a British First World War single-seat biplane fighter aircraft introduced on the Western Front in 1917.
The Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin was a British fighter aircraft manufactured by the Sopwith Aviation Company.
The Sopwith Pup was a British single-seater biplane fighter aircraft built by the Sopwith Aviation Company.
The Sopwith TF.2 Salamander was a British ground-attack aircraft of the First World War designed by the Sopwith Aviation Company which first flew in April 1918.
The Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe was a British single-seat biplane fighter of the Royal Air Force (RAF).
The Sopwith Three-seater was a British aircraft designed and built prior to the start of the First World War.
The Sopwith Triplane was a British single seat fighter aircraft designed and manufactured by the Sopwith Aviation Company during the First World War.
Southampton Water is a tidal estuary north of the Solent and the Isle of Wight in England.
Souther Field is a former military airfield, located Northeast of Americus, Georgia.
The SPAD S.XII or SPAD 12 was a French single-seat biplane fighter aircraft of the First World War developed from the successful SPAD 7 by Louis Béchereau, chief designer of the Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD).
Sperry Corporation (1910−1986) was a major American equipment and electronics company whose existence spanned more than seven decades of the 20th century.
The SSZ (Sea Scout Zero) non-rigid airships or "blimps" were developed in United Kingdom during World War I from the earlier SS ("Sea Scout") class.
St. "Andrews" Bay, officially named St.
Staff sergeant is a rank of non-commissioned officer used in the armed forces of several countries.
A standards organization, standards body, standards developing organization (SDO), or standards setting organization (SSO) is an organization whose primary activities are developing, coordinating, promulgating, revising, amending, reissuing, interpreting, or otherwise producing technical standards that are intended to address the needs of a group of affected adopters.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, west of Amesbury.
Stow Maries is a village and civil parish in the English county of Essex.
A strategic bomber is a medium to long range penetration bomber aircraft designed to drop large amounts of air-to-ground weaponry onto a distant target for the purposes of debilitating the enemy's capacity to wage war.
Stratford is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Suffield Township is one of the eighteen townships of Portage County, Ohio, United States.
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. state of Florida.
Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.
The Tarrant Tabor was a British triplane bomber designed towards the end of the First World War and was briefly the world's largest aircraft.
Tønder (Tondern) is a town in the Region of Southern Denmark.
The Tellier T.3 was a French two-seat patrol biplane flying-boat designed and built by Société Alphonse Tellier et Cie à Neuilly (Tellier) and Société Anonyme des Établissements Nieuport (Nieuport).
The Texas Military Forces is the three-branch military of the U.S. state of Texas.
Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe (August 20, 1832 – January 16, 1913), also known as Professor T. S. C. Lowe, was an American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor, mostly self-educated in the fields of chemistry, meteorology, and aeronautics, and the father of military aerial reconnaissance in the United States.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The San Diego Union-Tribune is an American metropolitan daily newspaper, published in San Diego, California. Its name derives from a 1992 merger between the two major daily newspapers at the time, The San Diego Union and the San Diego Evening Tribune. The name changed to U-T San Diego in 2012 but was changed again to The San Diego Union-Tribune in 2015. In 2015, it was acquired by Tribune Publishing, later renamed tronc. In February 2018 it was announced to be sold, along with the Los Angeles Times, to Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital LLC for $500 million plus $90m in pension liabilities. The sale closed on June 18, 2018.
Theodore Gordon Ellyson, USN (27 February 1885 – 27 February 1928), nicknamed "Spuds", was the first United States Navy officer designated as an aviator ("Naval Aviator No. 1").
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo is a 1944 American war film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Thomas Etholen Selfridge (February 8, 1882 – September 17, 1908) was the first person to die in an airplane crash.
The Thomas-Morse MB-3 was an open-cockpit biplane fighter primarily manufactured by the Boeing Company for the U.S. Army Air Service in 1922.
Tinicum Township, more popularly known as "Tinicum Island" or "The Island", is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
The is a museum located in the city of Tokorozawa, Saitama dedicated to the history of aviation in Japan.
Torque, moment, or moment of force is rotational force.
Tucson is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona.
Tyndall Air Force Base is a United States Air Force Base located east of Panama City, Florida.
Union Springs is a city in and county seat of Bullock County, Alabama, United States.
United Kingdom military aircraft serials refers to the serial numbers used to identify individual military aircraft in the United Kingdom.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.
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The United States Cavalry, or U.S. Cavalry, was the designation of the mounted force of the United States Army from the late 18th to the early 20th century.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.
The United States Naval Academy (also known as USNA, Annapolis, or simply Navy) is a four-year coeducational federal service academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The Secretary of War was a member of the United States President's Cabinet, beginning with George Washington's administration.
The University of North Carolina Press (or UNC Press), founded in 1922, is a university press that is part of the University of North Carolina.
Upavon is a rural village and civil parish in the English County of Wiltshire, England.
Three ships of United States Navy were named USS Corry for William Merrill Corry, Jr.
USS Corry (DD-334) was a United States Navy Clemson-class destroyer launched and commissioned in 1921.
USS Corry (DD-463), a, (also known as the Bristol class), was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for Lieutenant Commander William M. Corry, Jr., an officer in the Navy during World War I and a recipient of the Medal of Honor.
USS Corry (DD/DDR-817) was a of the United States Navy, the third Navy ship named for Lieutenant Commander William M. Corry, Jr. (1889–1920), a naval aviator who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.
USS Langley (CV-1/AV-3) was the United States Navy's first aircraft carrier, converted in 1920 from the collier USS Jupiter (AC-3), and also the US Navy's first turbo-electric-powered ship.
USS New Mexico (BB-40) was a battleship in service with the United States Navy from 1918 to 1946.
USS Shenandoah was the first of four United States Navy rigid airships.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
Valenciennes (Dutch: Valencijn, Latin: Valentianae, Valincyinne) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.
Vélizy-Villacoublay is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France.
The Via Cassia was an important Roman road striking out of the Via Flaminia near the Milvian Bridge in the immediate vicinity of Rome and passing not far from Veii traversed Etruria.
The Vickers E.F.B.1 'Destroyer' was an early British military aircraft prototype.
The Vickers F.B.25 was a British two-seat night fighter prototype of World War I designed to attack enemy airships.
Vickers Limited was a significant British engineering conglomerate that merged into Vickers-Armstrongs in 1927.
The Vickers Valentia was a 1920s British flying boat designed during the First World War.
The Vickers F.B.26 Vampire was a British single-seat pusher biplane fighter built by Vickers during the First World War.
The Vickers Vimy was a British heavy bomber aircraft developed and manufactured by Vickers Limited.
The Vickers Virginia was a biplane heavy bomber of the British Royal Air Force, developed from the Vickers Vimy.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
Villaverla is a town in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy.
The 1907 Voisin biplane (designated the Voisin II by the 1913 edition of Jane's All the World's Aircraft), was the first successful powered aircraft designed by aeronautical engineer and manufacturer Gabriel Voisin.
The Voisin III was a French two-seat bomber and ground attack aircraft of World War I, among the earliest of its kind.
The Vought FU was a biplane fighter aircraft of the United States Navy in service during the late 1920s.
The Vought VE-7 "Bluebird" was an early biplane of the United States.
The Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) — known as Walter Reed General Hospital (WRGH) until 1951 — was the U.S. Army's flagship medical center from 1909 to 2011.
The Washington Navy Yard (WNY) is the former shipyard and ordnance plant of the United States Navy in Southeast Washington, D.C. It is the oldest shore establishment of the U.S. Navy.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Welch is a city located in McDowell County in the State of West Virginia.
Welwyn is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England.
Westcliff-on-Sea is a suburb of Southend-on-Sea, a seaside resort and unitary authority in Essex in south-east England.
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast.
Wheeler Army Airfield, also known as Wheeler Field and formerly as Wheeler Air Force Base, is a United States Army post located in the City & County of Honolulu and in the Wahiawa District of the Island of O'ahu, Hawaii.
The White movement (p) and its military arm the White Army (Бѣлая Армія/Белая Армия, Belaya Armiya), also known as the White Guard (Бѣлая Гвардія/Белая Гвардия, Belaya Gvardiya), the White Guardsmen (Белогвардейцы, Belogvardeytsi) or simply the Whites (Белые, Beliye), was a loose confederation of Anti-Communist forces that fought the Bolsheviks, also known as the Reds, in the Russian Civil War (1917–1922/3) and, to a lesser extent, continued operating as militarized associations both outside and within Russian borders until roughly the Second World War.
Wilbur Wright Field was a military installation and an airfield used as a World War I pilot, mechanic, and armorer training facility and, under different designations, conducted United States Army Air Corps and Air Forces flight testing.
Born in Winona, Mississippi, William Billingsley graduated from the Naval Academy in 1909.
William Merrill Corry Jr. (October 5, 1889 – October 6, 1920) was a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy during World War I and a recipient of the Medal of Honor.
William Millican Randolph (1893 - 17 February 1928) was a U. S. Army aviator from 1919 to 1928, until he was killed in an air crash.
Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of.
The Wolseley Viper is a British-built, high-compression derivative of the Hispano Suiza HS-8 liquid-cooled V-8 engine, built under licence by Wolseley Motors during World War I. It powered later models of the S.E.5a, SPAD VII and other British or British-built aircraft designed for the Hispano-Suiza.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane.
The Wright F2W was an American racing aircraft built by Wright Aeronautical Corporation for the US Navy.
The Wright Model A was an early aircraft produced by the Wright Brothers in the United States beginning in 1906.
The Wright Model B was an early pusher biplane designed by the Wright brothers in the United States in 1910.
The Wright Model C "Speed Scout" was an early military aircraft produced in the United States and which first flew in 1912.
The Wright T-3 Tornado, also given the USAF designation Wright V-1950 was an American liquid-cooled aircraft piston engine, designed in the early 1920s.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) is a United States Air Force base and census-designated place just east of Dayton, Ohio, in Greene and Montgomery counties.
Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.
Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Virginia, United States.
Lieutenant General Baron was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army and one of the pioneers of military aviation in Japan.
Yuma (Yuum) is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States.
A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century.
The Zeppelin-Staaken R.VI was a four-engined German biplane strategic bomber of World War I, and the only Riesenflugzeug ("giant aircraft") design built in any quantity.
Zhovkva (Жовква,; Żółkiew; זאָלקוואַ; Жо́лква, 1951-1992: Нестеров, Nesterov) is a city in Lviv Oblast (region) of western Ukraine.
The Zodiac balloon accident was the crash of a French military balloon at Noisy-le-Grand, France, on 17 April 1913, which killed five.
The 1.59-inch Breech-Loading Vickers Q.F. Gun, Mk II was a British light artillery piece designed during World War I. Originally intended for use in trench warfare, it was instead tested for air-to-air and air-to-ground use by aircraft.
The 111th Reconnaissance Squadron (111 RS) is a unit of the Texas Air National Guard 147th Reconnaissance Wing located at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base, Houston, Texas.
The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment ("Blackhorse Regiment") is a unit of the United States Army garrisoned at Fort Irwin, California.
The 1st Provisional Air Brigade was a temporary unit of the United States Army Air Service, commanded by Col.
The 1st Reconnaissance Squadron (1 RS) is a United States Air Force squadron, assigned to the 9th Operations Group, Beale Air Force Base, California.
The 20th Bomb Squadron is a unit of the 2d Operations Group of the United States Air Force located at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.
The 2d Operations Group (2 OG) is the flying component of the United States Air Force 2d Bomb Wing, assigned to the Air Force Global Strike Command Eighth Air Force.
The 3rd Fighter Training Squadron is part of the 71st Operations Group under the 71st Flying Training Wing.
The 436th Training Squadron (436 TS) is a non-flying training squadron of the United States Air Force.
The 5th Reconnaissance Squadron (5 RS) is part of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, assigned to Beale Air Force Base, California.
The 6th Weapons Squadron is an active United States Air Force unit.
The 8th Cavalry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army formed in 1866 during the American Indian Wars.
The 94th Aero Squadron was an Air Service, United States Army unit that fought on the Western Front during World War I..
The 96th Aero Squadron was a Air Service, United States Army unit that fought on the Western Front during World War I. The squadron was assigned as a day bombardment squadron, performing long-range bombing attacks on roads and railroads: destruction of materiel and massed troop formations behind enemy lines.
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