19 August: National Aviation Day August 19, 2022AviationNational Aviation Day, Orville Wright's BirthdayBryan Swopes Boeing 314, California Clipper, NC18602, over Oakland, California. Photographed by Clyde Herwood Sunderland, Jr. (1900–1989). In 1939, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, proclaimed Orville Wright’s birthday, 19 August, as National Aviation Day. © 2015, Bryan R. Swopes Share this article:
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Toady, also,marks the 50th Anniversary of Embraer Aircraft.
Hi Brian – I’ve enjoyed your site for many years, and now I may be able to return some of the favor. I’ve run across a couple pieces of helicopter and 727 memorabilia when cleaning out a relatives attic that I’d be happy to pass along. If you’ll shoot me an email address I’ll send you a scan, see if you’d like them.
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