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Paul Shaw was an important figure in the early days of aviation in Iowa City. Shaw founded the Shaw Aircraft Company and ran the airport

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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View of the remounting of "Old Jet" at the Iowa City Airport.

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The Iowa Flying Club was a recreational organization consisting mainly of Iowa students. The group cooperatively acquired a Cessna 120 aircraft in the fall of 1946 with member dues. Members, all of varying degrees of flying skill, shared the plane. …

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The Iowa Flying Club was a recreational organization consisting mainly of Iowa students. The group cooperatively acquired a Cessna 120 aircraft in the fall of 1946 with member dues. Members, all of varying degrees of flying skill, shared the plane. …

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The Iowa Flying Club was a recreational organization consisting mainly of Iowa students. The group cooperatively acquired a Cessna 120 aircraft in the fall of 1946 with member dues. Members, all of varying degrees of flying skill, shared the plane. …

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The Iowa Flying Club was a recreational organization consisting mainly of Iowa students. The group cooperatively acquired a Cessna 120 aircraft in the fall of 1946 with member dues. Members, all of varying degrees of flying skill, shared the plane. …

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In October 1910, Captain Thomas Baldwin, with his aircraft Red Devil, conducted the first flight over Iowa City at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This was additionally one of the very first flights over the state of Iowa. Soon afterwards, the land…

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In October 1910, Captain Thomas Baldwin, with his aircraft Red Devil, conducted the first flight over Iowa City at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This was additionally one of the very first flights over the state of Iowa. Soon afterwards, the land…

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In October 1910, Captain Thomas Baldwin, with his aircraft Red Devil, conducted the first flight over Iowa City at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This was additionally one of the very first flights over the state of Iowa. Soon afterwards, the land…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of U.S. Air Mail service, this reconstructed DH-4 air mail plane made a tour from San Francisco to Washington D.C., stopping in Iowa City along the way. This particular plane, nicknamed

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of U.S. Air Mail service, this reconstructed DH-4 air mail plane made a tour from San Francisco to Washington D.C., stopping in Iowa City along the way. This particular plane, nicknamed

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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Iowa held its first Good Will Air Tour in 1928 primarily to help popularize aviation. This photograph is taken from the Iowa City stop on the second Good Will tour. This year was particularly successful, with 30 airplanes taking part in the tour,…

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The Iowa City Municipal Airport was a stopping point for a number of important pioneers in aviation. Will Rogers is shown in these photographs during a stop in Iowa City. In addition to being a famous entertainer, Rogers was a friend of Charles…
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