Aviation History Timeline:
Most of us believe that the aviation history timeline is relatively young. I suppose it is in relation to the evolution of mankind, however, aviation history is over 2800 years old.
The Chinese invented the first kite in c.1000 B.C.
1.) Aviation History Timeline 1783-1918
1783 – Montgolfier Brothers construct the first lighter-than-air vehicle (a balloon)
1900 – Count Ferdinand Zeppelin’s airship flies
1902 – Charles A. Lindbergh Jr. is born on Feb. 4
1903 – Orville and Wilbur Wright fly first successful self-propelled airplane
1906 – Anne Morrow born June 20
1909 – Louis Bleriot crosses English Channel in a monoplane
1909 – Raymonde de Laroche becomes the first licensed female pilot
1913 – Salim Ilkucan crosses Sea of Marmara by achieving the longest over-sea flight in a doubleplane
1914-1918 - World War 1