Aviation in Florida Article

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Aviation in Florida
Aviation in the United States
Florida
Florida State Flag
Airports
Commercial – primary20
Commercial – non-primary22
General aviation58
Other public-use airports29
Military and other airports24
First flight
  • 1878 - Balloon
  • 1914 - Heavier than air

Florida's first aeronautical event occurred on 28 January 1878, when a balloon flew over Jacksonville. [1] Florida's hosted the first airline flight on New Year's Day 1914. [2]

Events

Aircraft manufacturers

Aerospace

Airports

Commercial service

Organizations

Government and military

Museums

References

  1. ^ Lynn M. Homan, Thomas Reilly. Wings Over Florida.
  2. ^ James C. Clark. 200 Quick Looks at Florida History. p. 73.
  3. ^ Lynn M. Homan. Wings over Florida. p. 46.
  4. ^ Lynn M. Homan. Wings over Florida. p. 43.
  5. ^ Scott Taylor Hartzell. Remembering St. Petersburg, Florida: More Sunshine City Stories. p. 83.
  6. ^ John Forney Rudy (November 1938). "Florida Sprouts Wings". Flying Magazine.
  7. ^ "FDOT". Archived from the original on 25 June 1998. Retrieved 1 April 2015.