First published in 1999, this book is an institutional history of flight training by the predecessor organizations of the United States Air Force. The U.S. Army purchased its first airplane, built and successfully flown by Orville and Wilbur Wright, in 1909, and paced both lighter-and heavier-than-air aeronautics in the Division of Military Aeronautics of the Signal Corps. Americans flew combat missions in France during World War I and during World War II. During this first era of military aviation, the groundwork was laid ...

Training to Fly: Military Flight Testing 1907-1945 2014, Military Bookshop

ISBN-13: 9781782664468

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Training to Fly: Military Flight Testing 1907-1945 2013, Military Bookshop

ISBN-13: 9781782664475

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