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The First Aeroplane Landing On A Ship

Hopefully you all read the first part of this blog about the First Aeroplane Take-off From a Ship – HERE – that was performed by aviation pioneer Eugene Burton Ely on November 5, 1910. Briefly, Ely was attempting to show … Continue reading

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The First Aeroplane Take-off From A Ship

Meet Eugene Burton Ely (October 21, 1886 – October 19, 1911) – the first man to fly a plane off a ship. Born in Williamsburg, Iowa but raised in Davenport, IA., his early years are rather unspectacular, but he did … Continue reading

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