Museum-Powered Human Flight

Museum-POWERED HUMAN FLIGHT

From

 DECEMBER 17, 1903



 


"THE FIRST FLIGHT OF A MACHINE , CARRYING A MAN, WHICH BY ITS OWN POWER RAISED ITSELF INTO THE AIR IN FULL FLIGHT."  ORVILLE WRIGHT AT THE CONTROLS AND WILBUR WRIGHT AT THE RIGHT


 



 "MEN WHO CROSS THE ATLANTIC IN NAVY SEAPLANE."





 "NAVY CURTISS RACER"


 





FLYING OVER NEW YORK CITY


 





FLYING BY THE STATUE OF LIBERTY


 




 THE CHARIOTS OF THE AIR IN FORMATION OVER 

SAN DIEGO


 




 A PLANE BEING CATAPULTED


 




CHARLES LINDBERGH BEING HONORED IN 

OKLAHOMA CITY


 




 "AIR RAIDERS SWOOPING OVER MIAMI"


 




TRAVEL-AIR S MYSTERY SPONSORED BY TEXACO, 

FLOWN BY FRANK HAWKS


 




"CREW OF FLYING LABORATORY. AMELIA EARHART SHOWN WITH THREE MEN WHO WILL ACCOMPANY HER PART WAY ACROSS THE PACIFIC ON HER PROJECTED AROUND THE WORLD FLIGHT."   PAUL MANTZ, HENRY MANNING, & FRED J. NOONAN.


 




 ROSCOE TURNER


 




 HAMILTON STANDARD PROPELLERS


 




EDWARD STEICHEN, GRUMMAN F6F HELLCAT TAKEOFF, U.S.S LEXINGTON, NOVEMBER, 1943


 




F4U OF VF-791 MAKES A SERIES OF VAPOR RINGS AS IT STARTS  ITS TAKE-OFF FROM USS BOXER (Official United States Navy Photograph)


 




F9F PANTHER JET AT THE CATAPULT READY FOR TAKE-OFF (DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO, US NAVY)


 




1943 CORVAIR R3Y TANKER REFUELING FOUR F9F-8S (Official United States Navy Photograph)