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NEWS  FLASH:
The GOVERNOR'S PROCLAMATION, acknowledging the Kansas Aviation Centennial,
was presented in Topeka, Saturday, Sept.24, at Topeka Billard Airport.

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Sept. 2, 2011 is the 100th Anniversary of Kansas Aviation, and the start of the Kansas Aviation Centennial.

On that date in 1911, the first generally recognized Kansas-built airplane flew, in Topeka, Kansas -- piloted by Albin Kasper Albin Longren - CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Longren, who became one of the nation's first aircraft manufacturers, and a trend-setting aviation engineer.

Starting with Longren, Kansas aviation exploded in all directions, igniting new enterprises and ideas throughout the state -- creating an aviation industry, (the state's 2nd largest industry, after agriculture) that has become legendary worldwide -- supplying flight to the world.

Kansas Aircraft Factories, past & present - CLICK ON MAP TO ENLARGE

Starting with the 100th Anniversary Month, the year-long Kansas Aviation Centennial will organize, conduct and support state-wide commemorations of the state's most spectacular industry.

Trend-Setters in Speed:  1929 Travel Air Mystery Ship and Boeing B-47 Stratojet - CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE Your participation and support is needed to bring alive the past -- and illuminate the future -- of the high-tech industry that makes Kansas famous around the globe.

Join the Centennial Boosters, participate in Centennial Events, and share the story of Kansas's leading role in the world's most dynamic industry.


Join us in celebrating
a Century of Kansas Aviation!

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