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Sep 5
the “most aircraft in flight in one photo” challenge

"Flight by Rockwell Field aviators over San Diego, celebrating Peace - Nov 27, 1918" 

(via the SDASM Archives on Flickr)

117 aircraft! The Flickr set contains a great selection of other numerous formation photographs - including this one, which seems to be a manipulated version of the picture above (?)

the “most aircraft in flight in one photo” challenge

"Flight by Rockwell Field aviators over San Diego, celebrating Peace - Nov 27, 1918"

(via the SDASM Archives on Flickr)

117 aircraft! The Flickr set contains a great selection of other numerous formation photographs - including this one, which seems to be a manipulated version of the picture above (?)

“Shakir S. Jerwan, chief pilot of the Moisant Aviation School, Long Island, with his dog ‘Monoplane’. July 1912” (via)

Shakir S. Jerwan, chief pilot of the Moisant Aviation School, Long Island, with his dog ‘Monoplane’. July 1912” (via)

sunday fantasy #399: “circa 1916: In a scene from Mack Sennett’s latest all star comedy ‘Skylarking’, Harry Gibbon explains the workings of his new invention the Self Raising Air Car. ” (via)

sunday fantasy #399: “circa 1916: In a scene from Mack Sennett’s latest all star comedy ‘Skylarking’, Harry Gibbon explains the workings of his new invention the Self Raising Air Car. ” (via)

the Cesar “biplan mixte”, circa 1910 (via)

the Cesar “biplan mixte”, circa 1910 (via)

"Meeting of Tournai: Aeroplane Bulot side view (via)

"Meeting of Tournai: Aeroplane Bulot side view (via)

“1915 1935. A young girl sits atop an aviation machine invented by Francois Baudot (standing, left), France. The machine was intended to fly after the bicycle reached a speed of thirty-five miles per hour.” (via)1915 1935. A young girl sits atop an aviation machine invented by Francois Baudot (standing, left), France. The machine was intended to fly after the bicycle reached a speed of thirty-five miles per hour.” (via)
“A. Roy Knabenshue’s father, mother, and wife seen aloft over Chicago, Illinois, in the “Knabenshue Airship.” Photo dated July 1914. View looking forward along the length of the car.” (via)

A. Roy Knabenshue’s father, mother, and wife seen aloft over Chicago, Illinois, in the “Knabenshue Airship.” Photo dated July 1914. View looking forward along the length of the car.” (via)

"Soaring like an eagle into new heavens of valor and devotion"Gutzon Borglum standing next to “The Aviator" (via)

"Soaring like an eagle into new heavens of valor and devotion"
Gutzon Borglum standing next to “The Aviator" (via)

"W T Warren Testing Helmet 1912" (via)

"W T Warren Testing Helmet 1912" (via)

Mar 9
"The French aviator Chanteloup" (via)

"The French aviator Chanteloup" (via)

Mar 5
"(1910) - Photograph of dirigible race in the Dominguez Air Meet, Dominguez Field, Los Angeles, 1910. Two football-shaped zeppelins race across the skies, flying at low altitude. Each of them has single pilots. The pilots stand on a skeletal structure consisting of metal bars that is attached to the balloon with wires. Spectators (or judges) stand below on the plain field watching the zeppelins race. Further in the sky is a hot-air balloon with the phrase “all in the Examiner.”” (via)

"(1910) - Photograph of dirigible race in the Dominguez Air Meet, Dominguez Field, Los Angeles, 1910. Two football-shaped zeppelins race across the skies, flying at low altitude. Each of them has single pilots. The pilots stand on a skeletal structure consisting of metal bars that is attached to the balloon with wires. Spectators (or judges) stand below on the plain field watching the zeppelins race. Further in the sky is a hot-air balloon with the phrase “all in the Examiner.”” (via)

"The aircraft exhibition at the Zoo in Berlin, Germany 1912 [the General Aviation Exhibition?]. Photo: Overview of a device…an engine of Luber-Aviation of 40 HP” (via)

"The aircraft exhibition at the Zoo in Berlin, Germany 1912 [the General Aviation Exhibition?]. Photo: Overview of a device…an engine of Luber-Aviation of 40 HP” (via)

"A plane model with rotating wheel chair at Olympia show in London. 1911" (via, also)

"A plane model with rotating wheel chair at Olympia show in London. 1911" (via, also)

"Monoplane "The Seagull" of Walter and Bulot…Salon de Bruxelles, 16/1/10" (via)

"Monoplane "The Seagull" of Walter and Bulot…Salon de Bruxelles, 16/1/10" (via)

Feb 6
"Aviator J. E. Mair’s biplane that he built in his backyard at 3106 West Fullerton Avenue"

(DN-0008677, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum.)

"Aviator J. E. Mair’s biplane that he built in his backyard at 3106 West Fullerton Avenue"

(DN-0008677, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum.)