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Heavier than Air: From first flights to commercial aviation

Heavier than Air: From first heavier-than-air manned flights, to a dawn of modern aviation.
[Charles Lindbergh's airplane "Spirit of St. Louis"]
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Eugene Ely

H/s (2- facing left - left side of face is most visible).

T.O.M. Sopwith -- Airplane

Thomas Sopwith's scout biplane.

A.B. Thaw

His wrecked plane.

Mme. Franck

Full length, seated in biplane, (5 - facing front).

F.K. Lane, Jr.

Full length, standing in front of airplane, (5 - facing front).

Frank Stanton

Full length, standing in front of biplane with dog (Lieut. Lindley), (3 - facing left - left side of face is most visible).

Hilary [i.e. Hillery] Beachey

Full, standing (7 - facing right - right side of face is most visible). Brother of Lincoln Beachey.

Aubrun [Aviator]

Bust, seated in plane, (3 - facing left - left side of face is most visible).

Lloyd Bertaud

Half lgth., standing, (4 - facing left - left side of face is most visible).

Lt. E.W. Bagnell

Aviator; h/s in airplane, (7 - facing right - right side of face is most visible).

Louis Bleriot, 1872-1936

Head, in his monoplane, with another person.

L. J. Bergdoll

Aviator; full length, standing in front of his airplane inside building, (3 - facing left - left side of face is most visible).

C. Murvin Wood

Aviator; full length, seated on airplane with his dog "Mona", (1 - left profile).

C.W. Williams

Aviator; 4 photos on 1 neg - 4 photos of his plane (2 with him in it?).

Henri Salvet

Aviator; full length, standing in front of airplane, (5 - facing front).

R. Clifford Durant

Aviator; h/s, inside his airplane with another man, (2 - facing left - left side of face is most visible).

Frank Stanton

Head, seated in biplane, 6 men around him with a dog, (1- left profile).

Pischoff aeroplane

Airplane with onlookers, and man pushing propeller as if to start the engine.

The collapsed Wright airplane photographed just after it struck the ground...

The collapsed Wright airplane photographed just after it struck the ground. At Fort Meyer [sic], on Sept. 17, at a height of 75 feet, on a turn, one of the new nine foot propeller blades was broken. The machine... more

Pischoff aeroplane

Airplane examined by onlookers.

Eugène Lefebvre

Full, seated, at controls of airplane at Reims, France, Sept. 1, 1909.

Louis Bleriot

Blériot starting motor of monoplane X1, July 25, 1909.

Alberto Santos-Dumont taking his Demoisille monoplane out to the practice grounds for a flight, 1909

Smallest aeroplane in the world on shelf at the rear of his motor car.