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Discover true early pioneers of aviation

... men and women who were famous prior to the First World War ...

... the inventors, the constructors, the pilots, the martyrs ...

... many whose names live on, many who have long been forgotten ...

View a chronology, records, licences awarded, fatalities, glossary, etc


This is also the website for Pigs Might Fly, stories of the early pioneers of aviation

Read an introduction by Peter E Roe - the author

View extracts from some of the chapters (in progress)

To order the books


View images of the Author's unique collection of pre-WW1 aeroplane models (in progress)

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