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Amelia Earhart in the Archives

This week marks the anniversary of the flight of Amelia Earhart as the first woman to fly as a passenger on a trans-Atlantic flight. On June 17, 1928, Earhart departed Trepassey Harbor, Newfoundland, in a Fokker F7 named Friendship with … Continue reading

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Aviator Atwood and Lieut. Milling

If you’ve been following us on Facebook or Twitter, you have probably noticed the posts containing passages from Bishop Milton Wright’s diaries, 100-years-ago-today style. The passages are very short and usually comprise the entirety of that day’s diary entry. (Very … Continue reading

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Your Favorite Aircraft

Did you know we have thousands upon thousands of aircraft photos? Yes, we have lots of Wright Flyer photos, as you know, but we also have photos of more recent aircraft. We’d love to show you some, but it’s difficult to … Continue reading

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