1909

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Events

  • Alfredo Pedillo Jose is born.
  • August 2 - The Army purchased its first airplane from the Wright brothers for $30,000 (which included a $5,000 bonus since the plane exceeded the Army's speed requirement of 40 miles per hour).
  • September 7 - US Army created the first aerodrome in College Park, MD.
  • December 5 - George Taylor made the first manned glider flight in Australia.


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