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A Chronology of World War I Aviation Events

WWI Aviation History Timeline - Updated 2/21/2017

Overview

History of aviationThis comprehensive timeline of the early years of warfare aviation was compiled and is curated by Brigadier General R. G. Head, USAF (Ret.). We wish to thank the General for the contribution of this amazing resource, which we are now able to share with you!

The timeline is laid out pre-1914 and then annual from 1914 through 1918 under the tabs on this page.

For more information on RG Head, as well as his existing and upcoming book publications, please see the "About RG Head - Curator" tab.

 

 

 

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