Celebrating 100+ years of aviation history in California

California may be known for being home to the magic of movie-making, golden beaches and that thing called Disneyland; but the Golden State has also played it’s part in the history of aviation too. Air New Zealand have recently published a guide which celebrate California’s rich history in aviation – just take a look at the infographic below:

Did you know…

  • California was the state which featured the world’s first flight school
  • Apollo 9 was built-in California
  • LAX opened 88 years ago, in 1930!

a timeline of airplanes and airplanes


Source: Air New Zealand

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