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This category explores supplementary topics related to the pioneering days of aviation through the interwar period leading up to WWII. Potential subjects include aviation regulation and infrastructure development, notable training programs, aircraft manufacturing, civil aviation in different countries, prominent public airshows, and the rise of aviation organizations. The category provides a place to highlight exciting stories, innovations, and unique aspects of aviation’s early evolution that don’t fit neatly into other categories. By digging deeper into civil and recreational aviation stories beyond the well-known military exploits and commercial services, it aims to unveil hidden or overlooked facets of flight’s beginnings.

The focus on civil aviation topics beyond wartime developments provides an opportunity to showcase how aviation impacted daily life, business, travel, and culture in the early decades. The “Other” category allows the freedom to stray off the beaten path and find tales of aviation progress that contributed to flight becoming an essential technology and pastime.

Exploring the Origins of Space Travel: Disney’s ‘Man in Space’

"Man in Space" is an episode of the Disneyland television series, which aired on March 9, 1955. The episode falls under the Tomorrowland segment...

Help Recover the Wreckage of the Sikorsky S-38 ‘von Krohn’

On March 10, 1934, the Sikorsky S-38 amphibian plane 'von Krohn' departed from Buenaventura with a crew of two German members, pilot Hans Walter...

Sikorsky S-38 ‘von Krohn’

Aviation history is full of fascinating stories, and one of them is the tragic crash of a Sikorsky S-38 amphibian plane in Colombia in...

Uncovering the True History of Aviation

Separating Fact from Fiction Welcome to our series on the history of aviation. Throughout the ages, many stories and myths have arisen about the origins...