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AVIATION PIONEERS




   • Armstrong, Neil Alden (1930–)

   • Beachey, Lincoln (1887–1915)
   • Blanchard, Jean Pierre François (1783–1809)
   • Blériot, Louis (1872–1936)

   • Cayley, George (1773–1857)
   • Cierva, Juan de la (1895–1936)
   • Cobb, Geraldyn ("Jerrie") (1931–)
   • Crossfield, Albert Scott (1921–2006)
   • Curtiss, Glenn Hammond (1878–1930)

   • DeFrance, Smith J. (1896–1985)
   • Doolittle, James (1896–1993)
   • Dornier, Claude (1884–1969)
   • Dryden, Hugh Latimer (1898–1965)

   • Earhart, Amelia (1897–1937)
   • Esnault-Pelterie, Robert (1881–1957)

   • Glenn, John Herschel (1921–)

   • Hatry, Julius (1906–2000)

   • Johnson, Clarence L. (Kelly) (1910–1990)

   • Kármán, Theodore von (1881–1963)
   • Kittinger, Joseph W. (1928–)

   • Langley, Samuel Pierpoint (1834–1906)
   • Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519)
   • Lilienthal, Otto (1848–1896)
   • Lindbergh, Charles (1902–1974)
   • Low, Archibald Montgomery (1888–1956)
   • Lundin, Bruce T. (1919–2006)

   • Messerschmitt, Wilhelm (1898–1978)
   • Montgolfier brothers

   • Piccard, Auguste (1884–1962) and Jean Félix (1884–1963)
   • Pilâtre de Rozier, Jean François (1756–85)

   • Quimby, Harriet (1875–1912)

   • Rutan, Elbert L. ("Burt") (1943–)

   • Tupolev, Andrei (1888–1972)

   • Von Ohain, Hans Joachim Pabst (1911–1998)

   • Walker, Joseph Albert (1921–1966)
   • Whittle, Frank (1907–1996)
   • Williams, Walter C. (1919–1995)
   • Wright brothers and the dawn of powered flight

   • Yeager, Charles ("Chuck") E. (1923–)

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