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Maryland Aloft : A Celebration of Aviators, Airfields, and Aerospace

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-12-01
  • Publisher: Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii
Flying Fields: Where the Sky Meets the Ground ix
By Dr. John R. Breihan
From Balloons to Rockets: Maryland's Aviation History In Context 1(26)
By Dr. Edmund Preston
Grass Fields, Factory Floors, Ah parks and Missile Sites: An Inventory of Aviation-Related Sites 27(2)
By Dr. Edmund Preston
Chapter 1: Pioneers 29(12)
1774: George Washington House/Indian Queen Tavern, Bladensburg
29(1)
1909: College Park Airport
30(1)
1910: Baltimore Aviation Field, Halethorpe
30(6)
United States Naval Academy, Annapolis
35(1)
1911: Naval Aviation Camp, Annapolis
36(1)
David Taylor Research Center, Annapolis
37(1)
1912: Indian Head Division Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head
37(1)
1917: Aberdeen Proving Ground Airfield
38(3)
Doub's Meadow, Hagerstown
39(1)
Maryland Pressed Steel Co. Plant, Hagerstown
39(2)
Chapter 2: The Classic Era 41(28)
1919: Logan Field, Dundalk
41(1)
1922: Weide Army Heliport
42(1)
1923: Mexico Farms Airport, Cumberland
43(1)
1925: Bay Shore Park, Edgemere
44(2)
Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Co. Plant, Hagerstown
45(1)
1927: Department of Commerce Site 11, Shioh
46(1)
1928: Hebron Airport
46(6)
Tred Avon Airport, Easton
47(1)
Schrom Airport, Greenbelt
47(1)
Congressional Airport, Rockville
48(1)
Hagerstown Regional Airport/Richard A. Hensen Field
48(4)
1929: Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Co. Plant/Fairchild Plant No. 1, Hagerstown
52(9)
Harbor Field, Baltimore
53(2)
Berliner Joyce Aircraft Corp. Plant, Dundalk
55(1)
Glenn L. Martin Aircraft Co., Plant No. 1, Middle River
56(4)
Detrick Field, Frederick
60(1)
Rutherford Field, Woodlawn
61(1)
1930: Curtiss-Caproni Corp. Plant, Baltimore
61(2)
Curtiss-Wright Airport, Baltimore (Pimlico)
62(1)
1930's: Tipton Airport, Odenton
63(4)
Queen's Chapel Airport, Hyattsville
66(1)
Webb Airport, Easton
66(1)
1931: Service Field, Baltimore (Pikesville)
67(1)
1932: Princess Anne Airport
67(1)
1933: Capitol Airport, Bladensburg
67(1)
1934: Spring Hill Airport, Hebron
68(1)
1936: Ennis Aerodrome, Salisbury
68(1)
Chapter 3: Impact of Global War 69(24)
1937: Naval Air Facility, Annapolis
69(1)
1938: Glen Burnie-Whipp Airport
69(4)
Engineering and Research Corp. (ERGO) Plant, Riverdale
70(1)
ERGO Field, Riverdale
71(1)
Glenn L. Martin State Airport, Middle River
72(1)
1939: Annapolis (Edgewater) Airport
73(1)
1940: Washington Executive/Hyde Field, Clinton
74(1)
1941: Taneytown Airport
74(11)
Columbia Air Center, Croom
74(1)
Beltsville Airport, Beltsville
75(4)
Glenn L. Martin Aircraft Co. Plant No. 2, Middle River
79(1)
Aero Acres and related housing areas, Middle River
79(2)
Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp. Plant, Hagerstown
81(2)
Hamilton Homes, Hagerstown
83(1)
Stevens Airport, Lewistown
83(1)
Carderock Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, West Bethesda
84(1)
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Silver Spring
84(1)
Blossom Point Proving Ground, LaPlata
85(1)
1943: Andrews Air Force Base, Camp Springs
85(8)
Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Lexington Park
86(1)
Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, St. Inigoes
87(1)
Lexington Manor, Lexington Park
88(1)
Salisbury-Ocean City/Wicomico Regional Airport
88(1)
Carroll County Regional Airport/Jack B. Poage Field, Westminster
89(1)
Easton Airport/Newnam Field
90(1)
Essex Skypark
90(3)
Chapter 4: Postwar and Cold War 93
1945: Greater Cumberland Regional Airport
93(5)
Kentmorr Airpark, Stevensville
94(1)
Harford County Airport, Churchville
94(1)
Maryland Airport, Indian Head
95(2)
Cecil County Airpark, Elkton
97(1)
1946: Frederick Municipal Airport
98(3)
Davis Airport, Laytonsville
98(1)
Sheeler Field, Chestertown
99(100)
Aberdeen Airport
199
Essex Seaplane Base
100(1)
Annapolis Airport
100(1)
Naval Ordnance Laboratory, White Oak
100(1)
1947: Freeway Airport, Mitchellville
101(1)
Potomac Airfield, Friendly
101(1)
Midway Airpark, Berlin
102(1)
Dixie Airport, Annapolis
102(1)
1949: Farmington Airport
102(1)
Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel, College Park
102(1)
1950: Baltimore/Washington International Airport
103(3)
Crisfield Municipal Airport
105(1)
Deep Creek Airport, Churchton
106(1)
Chestertown Airport
106(1)
1954: Cambridge Airport
106(8)
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel
107(1)
Nike Missile Defense Sites
107(7)
1958: Ocean City Municipal Airport
114(1)
Fallston Airport
115(1)
1959: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt
115(4)
Suburban Airpark, Laurel
118(1)
1960: Montgomery County Airport, Gaithersburg
119(1)
Baltimore Airpark, Perry Hall
119(1)
Tilghman-Whipp Airport and Seaplane Base, Tilghman
120(1)
1962: Garret County Airport, Oakland
120(1)
Aqualand/Clifton Skypark, Newburg
121(1)
Bar H Sky Park, North East
121(1)
1963: Clearview Airport, Westminster
121(1)
1966: Ridgely Airport
122(1)
Spacecraft Magnetic Test Facility
122(1)
Carroll's Airport, Dominion
122(1)
1967: Bay Bridge Airport, Stevensville
123(1)
1969: Captain Walter Francis Duke Regional Airport, St. Mary's
123(4)
1973: Bennett Airport, Salisbury
127(1)
1979: Cecil County Airport/Raintree Airpark, Elkton
127(1)
1981: Fair's Airport, Pokomoke City
128(1)
1986: Havre de Grace Seaplane Base
128
From the Oral History Files...
Maryland Enlisted Men Receive Training in France
6(8)
Fred Weick and the Ercoupe
14(2)
Women Fly for the United States Military in World War II
16(2)
Building Airplanes at Fairchild
18(14)
The Baltimore Aero Meet of 1910 & Henry Latham's Flight Over Baltimore City
32(18)
Pioneering the Commuter Airline
50(8)
Test Pilot for Glenn L. Martin
58(6)
America's "Flying Family" The Hutchinson
64(12)
The African-American Aviation Experience in Maryland
76(4)
Aeronautical Engineer at Fairchild
80(16)
Maryland's Oldest Aviator
96(8)
Air Traffic Controller
104(12)
Maryland Recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross
116(8)
The Quintessential Aviator
124(2)
To the North Pole in a Stearman Open-Cockpit Biplane 126(5)
Sites Listed by County 131(4)
Notes 135(20)
Bibliography 155(12)
Maryland Aviation History Resources 167(7)
Index 174

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