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Wills’s Aviation Card #36 – Professor Langley’s Aerodrome

History Behind The Card: Professor Langley’s Aerodrome Card #36 of 50, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1910 Samuel Pierpont Langley, August 22, 1834 – February 27, 1906, Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States of America; Charles Matthews Manly, April 24, 1876 – … Continue reading

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Wills’s Aviation Card #32 – Chanute 1895

History Behind The Card: Chanute , 1895 Name: Octave Alexandre Chanute, February 18, 1832 in Paris, France – November 23, 1910, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America Although Octave Chanute was born in France, he and his family moved to … Continue reading

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