Rob V. founded Century-of-Flight.net in October of 2019. He holds commercial single and multi-engine instrument ratings, and is a licensed CFI / CFII for both single and multi-engine aircraft. Rob currently has 1,500+ hours of flight logged, 1,000 of which is dual-given as an instructor. Learn more about him in his full bio here.
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Aviation History

Equal Flying Rights for Women – The First Female Aviators

Women have been involved with aviation since the Wright Brothers’ first brief flight in 1903. Although Katherine Wright didn’t fly with her brothers until 1909, she supported them both financially and emotionally, eventually becoming their social manager in Europe, and knew everything about the workings of their early airplanes. Blanche Scott claimed to be the Read More…

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Aviation History

The Worlds First Bombing Attack

In the early twentieth century, airplanes and their use for military purposes were still in their infancy. After the Wright Brothers’ first demonstration of airplane flight, many governments around the world considered the use of airplanes (or “aeroplanes,” as they were originally called) in warfare. These “heavier than air” machines were initially used by militaries Read More…