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Wills’s Aviation Card #59 – “Vanniman” Triplane.

History Behind The Card: “Vanniman” Triplane. Card #59 of 75, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1911, Capstan Navy Cut issue Chester Melvin Vaniman aka Vanniman, December 30, 1866 in Virden, Illinois, United States of America – July 2, 1912 in … Continue reading

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Pioneers Of Aviation Photography

Have you ever heard of Jimmy Black? Okay… his true name is James Wallace Black, and he probably went by the name James Black. Born in Francetown, New Hampshire on February 10, 1825, he was a pioneer of aviation thanks … Continue reading

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