Picture of Aircraft at the Air Zoo in Michigan

Golden Age of Aviation

Golden Age [1919-1939] 
A surplus of planes and pilots remained following WWI. Creative pilots returned to the sky to entertain with acrobatics, barnstorming, and rides. The era gave birth to air mail, air races, and derbies. Now legendary pilots set and smashed speed and distance records. Commercial aviation took flight as travelers packed their bags and boarded the first passenger planes.  

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