National Aviation Week
This week, we celebrate National Aviation week!
U.S. naval aviation began when pioneer Glenn Curtiss contracted with the U.S. Navy to demonstrate that airplanes could take off from and land aboard ships at sea. From those successful flights, the Navy Department began prevailing upon Congress to include a provision for aeronautical development in the Naval Appropriation Act enacted in 1911–1912.
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