National Aviation Month isn’t until November, but who says we can’t celebrate humanity’s aerial ingenuity now? Would you like to know more about famous aviators such as Amelia Earhart or Charles Lindbergh? Are you a flight enthusiast, aviation historian-in-training, or just want to learn something new about airplanes? Then these resources are for you!
Access Science - Dr. Ramesh K. Agarwal, in his article entitled “Green Aviation,” discusses technology used to reduce the environmental impact of aircraft. Topics covered include noise pollution, fuel emissions, engine technology, aircraft design, and alternative fuels.
Dictionary of American History - Under Table of Contents, the entry for “Air Transportation and Travel” addresses the history of air transportation and travel between the World Wars, after World War II, during the Jet Age, and into the 21st Century.
The Library of Congress: The Dream of Flight – Learn about how the dream of flight was birthed, the family life of Orville and Wilbur Wright, and view a timeline of flight through this online archival collection.