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By James I. Pryor II

everybody loves a superb experience tale. The historical past of Akron aviation presents the entire real-life pathos of any experience novel. all of it begun in 1875, while a tender farmer named Jack C. Johnston introduced himself and his balloon on one of many wildest flights ever recorded. In 1906, John Gammeter, an Akron inventor, equipped his personal aircraft and commenced making general flights over the town. In Akron, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber corporation observed the way forward for air trade and might pass directly to write its personal bankruptcy in aviation background on a world scale. the tale of Akron aviation is one in all impressive triumphs and unspeakable tragedies. it's the tale of fellows and ladies made up our minds to overcome the air. Akron aviation matured besides the town, and the 2 intertwined to develop into an immense impression in northern Ohio in addition to the country.

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