Aviation history

Timeline created by jmh
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Apr 15th, 1452
Birth of a hero Da Vinci was born on April 15 1452
Apr 30th, 1499
Da Vinci fleeing Da Vinci was in Milan untiil he was forced to flee by the French in 1499.
Apr 30th, 1506
Da Vinci portraits During his time in Florence, he painted several portraits, but the only one that survives is the famous 'Mona Lisa' (1503-1506).
Apr 30th, 1513
Da Vinci returns to Milan In 1506, da Vinci returned to Milan, remaining there until 1513. This was followed by three years based in Rome.
Wilbur%20wright Wilbur Wright born Wilbur was born April 16, 1867, on a farm 8 miles (13 kilometers) from New Castle, Indiana.
Wilbur%20wright Orville Wright Orville was born Aug. 19, 1871, in Dayton, Ohio. An aviation famous person was born.
Pictuream Earhart was born Amelia Mary Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas, on July 24, 1897.
Wright%20bros The Wright brothers The wright brothers made the world's first controlled flight in a machine that was piloted, power driven, and heavier than air. They flew this airplane—called the Flyer—near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Pictuream Just Amazing Amelia Earhart breaks a flight record with an altitude of 14,000
Pictuream Amelia has done a miracle By this time Amelia Earhart she had accumulated nearly 500 hours of solo flying.
Charles%20lindbergh Lindbergh's famous flight "On May 20, Lindbergh took off in the Spirit of St. Louis from Roosevelt Field, near New York City, at 7:52 A.M. He landed at Le Bourget Field, near Paris, on May 21 at 10:21 P.M. Paris time (5:21 P.M. New York time)."
Pictuream A famous flighrt On June 30 Noonan and earhart flew to New Guinea. THey flew another place a couple of months later.
Pictuream Amelia earhart's last flight On May 20, 1932, five years to the day after Lindbergh, she took off from Harbor Grace, Newfoundland, to Paris and no one saw her again.
Pictuream How did she do this? Competes in the National Air Races in Los Angeles, California and breaks her own North American transcontinental record with a flying time of 17 hours, 7 minutes, 30 seconds.
Pictuream Noonan's and Earhart's flight In 1937, Earhart and her navigator, Frederick Noonan, set off to fly around the world. They took off from California, on May 20, flying.
Pictuream No communicating That was the last time Noonan and Earhart communicated.
Charles%20lindbergh Lindbergh Lindbergh died of cancer on Aug. 26, 1974, in his home on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
Charles%20lindbergh Lindbergh's college “At the age of 18, he entered the University of Wisconsin to study engineering."
Pictuream Everyone misses Earhart The United States government spent $4 million looking for Earhart, which made it the most costly and intensive air and sea search in history at that time.
Da%20vinci%20leonardo Da Vinci dies Leonardo moved to the Château of Cloux, near Amboise in France, where he died on 2 May 1519.