1912 in aviation

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Years in aviation: 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
Years: 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1912:

A French dirigible.

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Avro Type G

Entered service[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Layman 1989, p. 15.
  2. ^ Chant, Chris, The World's Great Bombers, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2000, ISBN 0-7607-2012-6, p. 13.
  3. ^ a b 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. 9.
  4. ^ a b Daniel, Clifton, ed., Chronicle of the 20th Century, Mount Kisco, New York: Chronicle Publications, 1987, ISBN 0-942191-01-3, p. 158.
  5. ^ a b Daniel, Clifton, ed., Chronicle of the 20th Century, Mount Kisco, New York: Chronicle Publications, 1987, ISBN 0-942191-01-3, p. 159.
  6. ^ Blackstock, Joe, "Fowler Tried Harder But Was Only the Second Flier To Cross the Nation By Airplane," Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, May 14, 2012.
  7. ^ Roy, "Jacksonville's Role in First Cross-Country Flight in 1912," The Florida Times Union, February 28, 2012.
  8. ^ Layman 1989, p. 17-18.
  9. ^ a b World War I Centennial: Bombs Over Libya
  10. ^ Daniel, Clifton, ed., Chronicle of the 20th Century, Mount Kisco, New York: Chronicle Publications, 1987, ISBN 0-942191-01-3, p. 160.
  11. ^ "Today in History," Washington Post Express, April 16, 2012, p. 34.
  12. ^ The Troplitanian War 1911-1912
  13. ^ a b Layman 1989, p. 17.
  14. ^ "The Naval Review and the Aviators", Flight, 18 May 1912: 442 
  15. ^ a b Thetford, Owen, British Naval Aircraft Since 1912, Sixth Edition, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 1-55750-076-2, p. 10.
  16. ^ Knapp, Walter, "The Marines Take Wing," Aviation History, May 2012, p. 50.
  17. ^ a b Francillon, René J., Japanese Aircraft of the Pacific War, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1979, ISBN 0-87021-313-X, p. 37.
  18. ^ Layman 1989, p. 13.
  19. ^ Siegel, Nan, "Renaissance Man Melvin Vaniman", Aviation History, July 2012, p. 53.
  20. ^ Kenney, Kimberly, "A Thousand Miles By Airship", Aviation History, July 2012, p. 53.
  21. ^ a b Layman 1989, p. 111.
  22. ^ Anonymous, "Today in History," The Washington Post Express, August 1, 2013, p. 26.
  23. ^ "Aeroplane Tests: First Prizes Won By Mr. Cody., British Successes". The Times (39992) (London). 31 August 1912. p. 4, column A. 
  24. ^ Obituaries. "Sir Francis McClean Pioneer Aviator". The Times (53297) (London). 1955-08-12. p. 11, column C. 
  25. ^ The Army FatalitiesFlight 14 September 1912
  26. ^ Daniel, Clifton, ed., Chronicle of the 20th Century, Mount Kisco, New York: Chronicle Publications, 1987, ISBN 0-942191-01-3, p. 165.
  27. ^ Pawlak, Debra Ann, "The Baroness of Flight," Aviation History, July 2008, p. 17.
  28. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Kjeller flyplass". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 2013-10-09. 
  29. ^ Peattie 2001, p. 5-6.
  30. ^ Layman 1989, p. 32.
  31. ^ Crosby, Francis, The Complete Guide to Fighters & Bombers of the World: An Illustrated History of the World's Greatest Military Aircraft, From the Pioneering Days of Air Fighting in World War I Through the Jet Fighters and Stealth Bombers of the Present Day, London: Hermes House, 2006, ISBN 9781846810008, p. 17.
  32. ^ Peattie 2001, p. 5.
  33. ^ Layman 1989, p. 33-4.
  34. ^ airandspacemuseum.org The Brief, Bright Aviation Career of St. Louis's Tom Benoist
  35. ^ Maksel, Rebecca (August 13, 2008). "The Father of Chinese Aviation". Air & Space. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 

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