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By Marshall Harris,Nelson Harris

In 1910, an awestruck crowd on the Roanoke reasonable received its first glimpse of powered flight whilst a Curtiss biplane soared overhead. in the subsequent decade, gliders have been lifting off from hills in South Roanoke and cow pastures have been being switched over into airstrips. as soon as Roanoke Municipal Airport used to be constructed in 1929, previous neighborhood airfields corresponding to cook dinner, Trout, and Horton Fields have been rendered inactive. Then in 1941, when�with federal guidance� the municipal airport turned Woodrum box, the region�s air shuttle transitioned into the fashionable period and taken prone from significant airways to the world. Roanoke�s aviation recognition endured to develop while the town performed a serious position in army air commute and coaching in the course of international warfare II, best its airport to turn into one of many busiest at the East Coast. Aviation in Roanoke tells the tales of early airfields, the expansion and transformation of Woodrum box, and the adventures of Roanoke�s aviation pioneers.

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