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Aviation pioneer candidates/suggestions[edit]

Aviation pioneer candidates/suggestions list 1
Name DOB
DOD
Country
birth
(work)
Pioneer Type Achievements
al Jawhari-IsmailIsmail ibn Hammad al-Jawhari 975---
c. 1005
Kazakhstan Design
Construction
Aviator
Glider 1005(†) attempted flight from the roof of the Nishapur Mosque in Khorosan (c. 1005).[1]
Andree-SalomonSalomon August Andrée 1854-10-1818 Oct 1854
Oct 1897
Sweden 1897-07-11Expedition to the North Pole with Knut Frænkel and Nils Strindberg (11 Jul 1897) (†) Kvitøya, Norway.
Antonov-OlegOleg Antonov 1906-02-077 Feb 1906
4 Apr 1984
Russia
Archdeacon-ErnestErnest Archdeacon 1863-03-2828 Mar 1863
3 Jan 1950
France Support Co-founder, Aéro-Club de France (20 Oct 1898)
Armstrong-NeilNeil Armstrong 1930-08-055 Aug 1930
25 Aug 2012
United States
Beachey-LincolnLincoln Beachey 1887-03-033 Mar 1887
14 Mar 1915
United States
BladudBladud DOBDOB
DOD
POB Design
Construction
Aviator
Glider -852According to Historia Regum Britanniae (written c. 1138 by Geoffrey of Monmouth), Bladud, a legendary King of Britain, reportedly made wings from feathers and attempted an aerial flight (852BC).[2][3][nb 1]
Boeing-WilliamWilliam Boeing 1881-10-011 Oct 1881
28 Sep 1956
United States
Breguet-LouisLouis Breguet 1880-01-022 Jan 1880
4 May 1955
France
Byrd-RichardRichard Byrd 1888-10-2525 Oct 1888
11 Mar 1957
United States
Chanute-OctaveOctave Chanute 1832-02-1818 Feb 1832
23 Nov 1910
France
Chavez-JorgeJorge Chávez 1887-01-1313 Jan 1887
27 Sep 1910
France
Coleman-BessieBessie Coleman 1892-01-2626 Jan 1892
30 Apr 1926
United States Aviator Propeller First African-American licensed aviator (15 Jun 1921).[5]
de Caters-PierrePierre de Caters 1875-12-2525 Dec 1875
21 Mar 1944
Belgium
de Havilland-GeoffreyGeoffrey de Havilland 1882-07-2727 Jul 1882
21 May 1965
England
Deutsch de la Meurthe-HenriHenri Deutsch de la Meurthe 18461846
1919
France
Doolittle-JamesJames “Jimmy” Doolittle 1896-12-1414 Dec 1896
27 Sep 1993
United States
Douglas-DonaldDonald Douglas 1892-04-066 Apr 1892
1 Feb 1981
United States
Eilmer-of-MalmesburyEilmer of Malmesbury 984c. 984
---
POB Design
Construction
Aviator
Glider 1005Reportedly flew 200 meters from a tower[2] using rigid wings (c. 1005).[1]
Ellehammer-JacobJacob Ellehammer 1871-06-1414 Jun 1871
20 May 1946
Denmark
Etrich-IgoIgo Etrich 1879-12-2525 Dec 1879
4 Feb 1967
Austria-Hungary
Ferguson-HenryHarry Ferguson 1884-11-044 Nov 1884
25 Oct 1960
Ireland
Gagarin-YuriYuri Gagarin 1934-03-099 Mar 1934
27 Mar 1961
Russia
Garros-RolandRoland Garros 1888-10-066 Oct 1888
5 Oct 1918
Réunion (French)
Grade-HansHans Grade 1879-05-1717 May 1879
22 Oct 1946
Poland (Germany)
Grahame-White-ClaudeClaude Grahame-White DOB21 Aug 1879
19 Aug 1959
England
Hawker-HarryHarry Hawker 1889-01-2222 Jan 1889
12 Jul 1921
Australia
Ibn Firnas-AbbasAbbas Ibn Firnas 810810
887
Spain Design
Construction
Aviator
Glider 875A 9th century polymath covered himself with feathers and wings,[2] and “flew faster than the phoenix in his flight when he dressed his body in the feathers of a vulture” (c. 875).[1]
Immelmann-MaxMax Immelmann 1890-09-2121 Sep 1890
18 Jun 1916
Germany
Junkers-HugoHugo Junkers 1859-02-033 Feb 1859
3 Feb 1935
Germany
Lana de Terzi-FrancescoFrancesco Lana de Terzi 16311631
1687
Italy Science
Design
Balloon(?) 1670Designed an airship based on the theory of using evacuated metal spheres to create a lighter-than-air vehicle (1670).[2][1]
Levavasseur-LeonLéon Levavasseur 1863-01-088 Jan 1863
26 Feb 1922
France
LougheadAllan Haines Loughead
and
Malcolm Loughead
1889-01-2020 Jan 1889
26 May 1969
and
1887
1958
United States
Mitchell-WilliamWilliam “Billy” Mitchell 1879-12-2929 Dec 1879
19 Feb 1936
France
Paulhan-LouisLouis Paulhan 1883-07-1919 Jul 1883
10 Feb 1963
France
Pilatre de Rozier-Jean-FrancoisJean-François Pilâtre de Rozier 1754-03-3030 Mar 1754
15 Jun 1785
France
Pither-HerbertHerbert Pither??? 18711871
DOD
England
Quimby-HarrietHarriet Quimby 1875-05-1111 May 1875
1 Jul 1912
United States
Rickenbacker-EddieEddie Rickenbacker 1890-10-088 Oct 1890
23 Jul 1973
United States
Rodgers-CalbraithCal Rodgers 1879-01-1212 Jan 1879
3 Apr 1912
United States
Roe-Alliott-VerdonAlliott Verdon Roe 1877-04-2626 Apr 1877
4 Jan 1958
England
Tereshkova-ValentinaValentina Tereshkova 1937-03-066 Mar 1937
---
Russia
Warsitz-ErichErich Warsitz 1906-10-1818 Oct 1906
12 Jul 1983
Germany
Yakovlev-AlexanderAlexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev 1906-04-011 April 1906
22 Aug 1989
Russia
Yeager-ChuckChuck Yeager 1923-02-1313 Feb 1923
---
United States
Zeppelin-FerdinandFerdinand von Zeppelin 1838-07-088 Jul 1838
8 Mar 1917
Germany


Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Geoffrey’s publication in 1138, almost 2,000 years after the alleged flight, is the first historical mention of Bladud.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d White, Jr., Lynn (1961). ‎ "Eilmer of Malmesbury, an Eleventh Century Aviator: A case study of technological innovation, its context and tradition" Check |url= value (help). Technology and Culture. 2 (2): 97 –111. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d Laufer, Berthold (1928). ‎ "The Prehistory of Aviation" Check |url= value (help). Publications of the Field Museum of Natural History. Anthropological Series. 18 (1): 1–97. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Biddlecombe, C.H. (1928). "The Development of the Heavier-Than-Air Machine". Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. 67 (3): 297–305. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Clark, John (1994). ‎ "The Archaeology of a Legend" Check |url= value (help). Folklore. 105: 39–50. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 
  5. ^ Creasman, Kim (1997). "Black Birds in the Sky: The legacies of Bessie Coleman and Dr. Mae Jemison". The Journal of Negro History. Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc. 82 (1): 158–168. Retrieved 27 Aug 2013.