1911 in aviation

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Years in aviation: 1908 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
Years: 1908 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1911:

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

Beaumont' Bleriot monoplane

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

First flights[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Layman 1989,p. 17-18.
  2. ^ Layman 1989, p. 13.
  3. ^ Peattie 2001, p. 4-5.
  4. ^ Peattie 2001, p. 11.
  5. ^ a b c Layman 1989, p. 110.
  6. ^ Great Britain Timeline: 1911 - 1941
  7. ^ "Dashes Into Group Of French Cabinet Officers". New Oxford Item. May 25, 1911. Retrieved 2010-11-04. 
  8. ^ Taylor, John W. R. (1972) [1971 - Hamlyn Publishing], "Aircraft", Gossamer All-Color Guide Series (Grosset & Dunlap) 
  9. ^ "Taft Greets Atwood after Rainy Flight", New York Times, July 15, 1911
  10. ^ John Carver Edwards, Orville's Aviators: Outstanding Alumni of the Wright Flying School, 1910-1916 (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2009), 172.
  11. ^ "Today in History," The Washington Post Express, August 1, 2011, p. 30.
  12. ^ a b c Daniel, Clifton, ed., Chronicle of the 20th Century, Mount Kisco, New York: Chronicle Publications, 1987, ISBN 0-942191-01-3, p. 153.
  13. ^ "An American Lady Aviator". Flight. 26 August 1911. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  14. ^ "Atwood Ends Record Air Trip. Lands Here 1,265 Miles from St. Louis, Beating Best Previous Flight by 101 Miles". New York Times. August 26, 1911. Retrieved 2012-10-11. Harry N. Atwood, the young Boston aviator, landed at Governors Island at 2:38 yesterday afternoon, at the end of the greatest cross-country flight in the history of ... 
  15. ^ Daniel, Clifton, ed., Chronicle of the 20th Century, Mount Kisco, New York: Chronicle Publications, 1987, ISBN 0-942191-01-3, p. 154.
  16. ^ a b Daniel, Clifton, ed., Chronicle of the 20th Century, Mount Kisco, New York: Chronicle Publications, 1987, ISBN 0-942191-01-3, p. 155.
  17. ^ a b c Franks, Norman, Aircraft vs. Aircraft: The Illustrated Story of Fighter Pilot Combat From 1914 to the Present Day, London: Grub Street, 1998, ISBN 1-902304-04-7, p. 8.
  18. ^ The influence of air power upon history by Walter J. Boyne, p.38
  19. ^ Whitehouse, Arch, The Zeppelin Fighters, New York: Ace Books, 1966, no ISBN number, p. 39.
  20. ^ Franks, Norman, Aircraft vs. Aircraft: The Illustrated Story of Fighter Pilot Combat From 1914 to the Present Day, London: Grub Street, 1998, ISBN 1-902304-04-7, pp. 8-9.
  21. ^ Blackstock, Joe, "Fowler Tried Harder But Was Only the Second Flier To Cross the Nation By Airplane," Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, May 14, 2012.
  22. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 75.

References[edit]

  • Layman, R.D., Before the Aircraft Carrier: The Development of Aviation Vessels 1849-1922, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1989, ISBN 0-87021-210-9
  • Peattie, Mark R., Sunburst: The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power 1909-1941, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2001, ISBN 1-55750-432-6