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Puerto Rico 1939, Junior Birdsmen

Student pilot Jean McRae of Homosassa: Tallahassee, Florida

Blue angels airshow airplanes.

To the Delaware Pilots [and] To Capt. Ayres [Philadelphia, 1773].

To the Delaware pilots. We took the pleasure some days since, of kindly admonishing you to do your duty; if perchance you should meet with the (ea). Ship Polly, Captain Ayres; a three decker which is hourly expected .... to Capt. Ayres of the sh

New York Pilots Association

New York Pilots Association

The dimensions of the Testudo Coriacea, or Leather Tortoise, caught by Samuel Coon, one of the branch pilots of New-York on board the Young Pilot, by way of Sandy-Hook, on the 27th Sept. 1811, and purchased by John Scudder, proprietor of the Ame

'A Newhaven Pilot'

Pilots station.

Pilots Station / H. Lewis pinx. ; Lith. Jnst. Arnz & Co. Düsseldorf.

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

Map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

Map from "The Pilots' Handbook for the English Channel; containing concise directions for entering and navigating the Channel ... Illustrated by plates"

Group of pilots

Tug receiving mail and pilots for New York

Commissioner Young and pilots on steam pilot boat New York

Group of pilots of steam pilot boat New York

Tug receiving mail and pilots for New York

Pilots going out on steam pilot boat New York

Group of pilots

Pilots returning to pilot boat

Pilots awaiting their turn

Mackay Trophy is awarded to army av[...] Secretary of War James W. Good, co [...] lating Lieut. Harry A. Sutton, Army [...] aviator, after presenting him the Mackay Trophy for 1928 at Bolling Field, Wash[...] Lieut. Sutton received the trophy for [...] performing the most meritorious flight [...] Army pilots during 1928. He volunta[...] engaged in dangerous flight tests in [...] he determined the spinning character[...] of several types of observation and [...] planes. Others in the picture [...] Senator Hiram Bingham (left) of Conn. [...]

Air pilots Cal. Rodgers, 1911

Prime Minister of New Zealand examining a British machine

Group of pilots belonging to bombing squadron, No. 207, R.A.F. Ligescourt, France

Men sitting in the flying boat "Benoist": Saint Petersburg, Florida

Cheery pilot and observer with their mascot pup ready for a flight over the German lines

Group of allied pilots, near Humieres, France

Pilots in a R.A.F. squadron: an American, Canadian, New Zealander, Englishman and South African

Captain Charles C Matheson and Lieutenant C R Fenwicke

George A. Gray and wife in their Wright airplane: Ormond Beach, Florida

Balloons - Schools - Balloons. Group of cadets who are coming pilots

Airplanes - Types - Curtiss American Eagle built for passenger carrying service, two motors, 400 H.P. each, 10 passengers and two pilots

Airplanes - Accidents - Cadet H. B. Burnett and Cadet H. W. Williams collided about 150 feet from ground, both Cadets being a little out of sector in which they were supposed to be flying, both planes falling locked together in a spin causing death of both pilots, Oct. 29, 1918. Times Photo Ser

Group portrait members of the 68th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Princeton University Flying School for Students

Balloons - Schools - Army Balloon School, Fort Sill, Okla. Balloon with pilots in basket

Airplanes - Types - New Caproni Passenger Aeroplane. Engine and cabin enclosed to protect passengers from the wind. This new Caproni plane will soon make trial trip from Rome to Milan in Italy, carrying seven passengers and three pilots

A pilot and observer in front of a Bristol aircraft

New Chief of Naval Aeronautics takes oath. Washington, D.C., June 1. The newly appointed Chief of Bureau of Aeronautics, U.S. Navy, Capt. John H. Towers, right, being administered the oath of office today by John B. May, Chief Clerk of the Navy Department. The promotion automatically carries with it the rank of Rear Admiral for the new chief, Capt. Towers was one of the pilots of the NC 4 on the massed flight across the Atlantic in 1919

Bush pilot Charles (Cy) Becker standing in front of airplane

MacReady and Oakley [...] Army Pilots at [...] on their way to Mitchell Field

Pilot for the Mabel Cody Flying Circus holds steady as Bugs McGowan transfers from the car to the plane

Mabel Cody shaking the hand of another aviator: Coral Gables, Florida

Assistant Secretary of War completes final plans with pilots for long air trip to Panama. Final plans were completed at Bolling Field, Washington, today for Assistant Secretary of War F. Trubee Davison, who will start on his long flight to Panama at daylight Sunday, March 11th. In the photograph, to right: Secretary Davison; Maj. Gen. James E. [...]et, Chief of Army Air Corps, who will accompany him; [...]ain Ira C. Eaker and Lieut. Muir S. Fairchild, who [...] pilot the planes

Twelve Navy pilots make parachute jump from [...] plane. Scene at the Naval Air Station in Washington today as twelve Naval officers and enlisted men jumped simultaneously from a Navy plane, as a part of nationwide celebration of Navy Day. This picture was snapped shortly after the men jumped from the plane

Captains A.S. Wilcockson and D.C.T. Bennett

National Aeronautic Association of the United States of America. Scavenger hunt for sportsmen pilots instructions, rules and badges

Air views of Palestine. Aircrafts etc. of the Imperial Airways Ltd., on the Sea of Galilee and at Semakh. Aircraft "Hanno" pilots. Officers of the Imperial Airways Ltd. Semakh, Galilee

Aircrafts etc. of the Imperial Airways Ltd., on the Sea of Galilee and at Semakh. Aircraft "Hanno" pilots. Officers of the Imperial Airways Ltd. Semakh, Galilee

MEDALS FOR BRAVE FLIERS. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AWARDS AIR MAIL FLYER'S MEDALS OF HONOR TO PILOTS PERFORMING ACTS OF HEROISM. FROM THE LEFT: ROY H. WARNER, UNITED AIR LINES; GROVER TYLER, UNITED AIR LINES; LEWIS TURNER, AMERICAN AIRWAYS; WALLINGTON P. McFAIL, AMERICAN AIRWAYS; WALLINGTON P. McFAIL, AMERICAN AIRWAYS; GORDON S. DARNELL, U.S. AIRLINES; JAMES CARMICHAEL, JR, CENTRAL AIR LINES; EDWARD A. BELLAND, TWA; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; AND PMG JAMES A FARLEY

The Aviatrix, Cover of The Queenslander Pictorial, 1936

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Floats thru the air. Washington, D.C. August 6. The links trainer for blind flying at the Department of Commerce takes the pilots on cross- country trips but never leaving the building. It flies and handles like an airplane picking up radio beacons on the course, banking and turning, does not know whether he reached his destination until he is thru with the flight. Photo shows Miss Eleanor Sterbis about to take a lesson in the trainer

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Dusting planes (agricultural sprayers) fly mainly at dawn and dusk when the wind dies down. Their extreme proximity to the ground can turn any sudden gust of wind into an accident. They hedge-hop over obstacles, must remain low to the very edge of the field to be effective. Former bootlegging pilots are supposed to be in demand because "they can miss a tree by inches and set down on a dime." Seabrook Farms, between Bridgeton and Vineland, New Jersey

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Veteran women pilots now with government. Washington, D.C., Aug. 14. These four well known women pilots seem content to be grounded for awhile. They are now with the Bureau of Air Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce, and their jobs consists of cooperating with cities and towns throughout the United States in arranging for the marking of roof tape to guide airmen. Blanche Noyes, who took John D. Rockefeller, Jr., for his first and only trip in the air, is the latest to join the group, assuming her duties this morning. Left to right: Louise Thaden, Helen McCloskey, Blanche Noyes and Helen Richey

100 should be given control over commercial aviation, says New York mayor. Washington, D.C., April 12. Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, of New York City, advocated enactment of the McCarran Bill to transfer control over commercial aviation from the Department of Commerce to the Interstate Commerce Commission, as he appeared before the Senate Interstate Commerce Subcommittee today. Here we see Mayor La Guardia (center) with Senator Harry S. Truman, (left) chairman of the Committee; and Capt. David L. Benoke, President of the Airline Pilots Association, 4/12/1937

Dusting plane hedge-hopping after spraying swath on beanfield. These planes can spray 100 acres an hour, can usually fly one or two hours unless it rains or storms in an average day. The ususal traveling "dusting circus" has at least three or four planes, its own pilots, mechanics and elementary repair shop. Seabrook Farms, between Bridgeton and Vineland, New Jersey

Dusting plane hedge-hopping after spraying swath on beanfield. These planes can spray 100 acres an hour, can usually fly one or two hours unless it rains or storms in an average day. The usual traveling "dusting circus" has at least three or four planes, its own pilots, mechanics and elementary repair shop. Seabrook Farms, between Bridgeton and Vineland, New Jersey

Hollywood star arrives to participate in celebration of National Airmail Week. Washington, D.C., May 15. A typical Hollywood reception was accorded Miss Marion Weldon, Paramount starlet, as she arrived in Washington today to represent the movie city in participating in National Airmail Week. Miss Weldon will appear in the forthcoming Paramount Technicolor Production "Men With Wings" shortly to be released. She was chosen for the honor of representing Hollywood during National Airmail by the 22 pilots and stunt men who are in the production with her. Miss Jean O'Connell, daughter of Ambrose O'Connell, Executive Assistant to the Postmaster General, is pictured presenting a bouquet of flowers to the star. Others in the picture are, left to right: Charles W. Stark, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Harlee Branch, Asst. Postmaster General; Senaotr William Gibbs McAdoo of California; Ambrose O'Connell, and Walter Hartley, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 5/15/38

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Dusting plane hedge-hopping after spraying swath on beanfield. These planes can spray 100 acres an hour, can usually fly one or two hours unless it rains or storms in an average day. The usual traveling "dusting circus" has at least three or four planes, its own pilots, mechanics and elementary repair shop. Seabrook Farms, between Bridgeton and Vineland, New Jersey

Dusting plane hedge-hopping after spraying swath on beanfield. These planes can spray 100 acres an hour, can usually fly one or two hours unless it rains or storms in an average day. The usual traveling "dusting circus" has at least three or four planes, its own pilots, mechanics and elementary repair shop. Seabrook Farms, between Bridgeton and Vineland, New Jersey

Dusting plane hedge-hopping after spraying swath on beanfield. These planes can spray 100 acres an hour, can usually fly one or two hours unless it rains or storms in an average day. The ususal traveling "dusting circus" has at least three or four planes, its own pilots, mechanics and elementary repair shop. Seabrook Farms, between Bridgeton and Vineland, New Jersey

Hollywood starlet arrives to participate in National Airmail Week. Washington, D.C., May 15. Miss Marion Weldon, Paramount starlet, waves a greeting to the throng as she arrived at Washington Airport today to participate in National Airmail Week as a representative of the film city. Miss Weldon was selected for the honor by the 22 pilots and stunt men who appeared with her in the forthcoming Paramount technicolor production "Men with Wings," 5/15/38

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Wives of "duster pilots" recover plane which has been damaged. In this dangerous occupation crashes are common but rarely fatal because of low speed, low altitude and high operating skill. Note farm machinery in background. Seabrook Farms, between Bridgeton and Vineland, New Jersey

Marine lieutenants, pilots, by the power tow-plane for the training gliders at Parris Island's Page Field, S.C.

Aerial tug boat, which tows gliders for Marine pilots in training out of Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham field, Fort Worth, Tex.

$7,300,000 sought for training civilian pilots. Washington, D.C., March 20. Robert Hinkley, left, a member of the Civil Aeronautics Authority, today declared before the House Ways and Means Committee that the aggressor nations had "Startled us into action" as he sought for the CAA an appropriation of $7,300,000 for the training of civilian air pilots. He is shown with Rep. Clarence F. Lea Chairman of the Committee, 3-20-39

Wings over Palestine-Certificates of Flying School, April 21, 1939. Young pilots who received their flying licenses with instructors [Lydda Air Port]

Wings over Palestine-Certificates of Flying School, April 21, 1939. Young pilots who received their flying licenses with instructors [Lydda Air Port]

Marine lieutenants, pilots, by the power tow-plane for the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Tex.

Jacqueline Cochran: Internationally Known Woman Aviator

One year of reciprocal aid. Pilots of the U.S. Spitfire squadron in Great Britain are seen running to their planes. This aircraft with full complement of British fighter craft is one of hundreds turned over to the Americans by British government under reciprocal aid. Several of our fighter squadrons in North Africa fly Spitfires lend-leased to us. Some of the "Mae Wests" worn by the soldiers in this photograph were made of British material