Aviation in North Dakota
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|Aviation in North Dakota|
|Aviation in the United States|
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|Other public-use airports||37|
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|19 July 1910|
- June 9, 1911 a Curtiss Biplane named "Sweetheart" flew at the Fargo Fairgrounds before an audience of 12,000 spectators piloted by Robert "Lucky Bob" St. Henry
- July 12, 1911 Thomas McGoey flies the first North Dakota designed and built aircraft, the Kenworthy-McGoey flying machine at Grand Forks.
- July 1916 Bismarck, North Dakota has its first flight.
- 1928 North Dakota native Carl Ben Eielson, along with Hubert Wilkins become the first men to fly across the Arctic Ocean.
- 1990 Three crew members of a Northwest Airlines flight are sentenced to jail for flying while drunk from Fargo to Minneapolis.
- Cirrus Aircraft, Grand Forks, North Dakota
- 1911-1911 Kenworthy-McGoey Aviation Company. Founded to produce and demonstrate aircraft.
- The Boughton Flying Machine Corporation lost its prototype in 1916.
- Northrop Grumman, New Town, North Dakota
- Goodrich Corporation, Jamestown, North Dakota
- Ideal Aerosmith, Grand Forks, North Dakota
- Appareo Systems, Fargo, North Dakota
- The John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota is one of the largest civilian flight training operations in the country.
- Bismarck Municipal Airport started operation in 1916, and had over 190,000 operations in 2010.
- Hector International Airport, Fargo
- Grand Forks International Airport
- Sloulin Field International Airport
- Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport
- Minot International Airport
- Devils Lake Regional Airport
- Jamestown Regional Airport
- Fargo Born James Buchli flew aboard four Space Shuttle Missions
- The North Dakota Aviation Council comprises six organizations promoting aviation in North Dakota.
Government and Military
- All flight operations in North Dakota are conducted within FAA oversight.
- The North Dakota Air National Guard was activated on 16 January 1947 with the formation of the 178th Fighter squadron, 178th utility flight, 178th weather station, and detachment B of the 233rd Air service group.
- Bonanzaville, USA Eagles hangar features a range of aircraft.
- The Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot was founded in 1986.
- The Fargo Air Museum in Fargo, features flying examples of World War II aircraft.
- "1910 air meets". Archived from the original on 21 April 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
- "First Airplane Flight Fargo ND". Retrieved 31 May 2011.
- "GRAND FORKS AVIATORS ARE SUCCESSFUL". GRAND FORKS DAILY HERALD. 13 July 1911.
- Cathy Langemo. Bismarck, North Dakota.
- Nancy Capace. Encyclopedia of North Dakota.
- K.C. KHURANA. AVIATION MANAGEMENT: Global Perspectives.
- Frank H. Ellis. Canada's flying heritage.
- Aerial age weekly. 4 September 1916. Missing or empty
- http://www.goodrich.com/Goodrich/Enterprise/About-Goodrich/ch.Locations.transform?State=ND&BU=N%2FA&submit=Submit&Country=N%2FA&SEG=N%2FA[permanent dead link]
- "North Dakota Aviation Council". Retrieved 31 May 2011.
- Jerry Cooper, Glenn Smith. Citizens as Soldiers: A History of the North Dakota National Guard.