Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan, and on the Site of by Claudius James Rich

By Claudius James Rich

This Elibron Classics identify is a reprint of the unique variation released through James Duncan in London, 1836. This publication is in English. This booklet includes 440 pages.

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The size of the instructional staff varied with the ever-changing number of cadets. During the some twenty months of operation, nearly 170 different instructors taught in the ground school. Of that total, just over 100 were military personnel (mostly privates or noncommissioned officers) and the rest civilians. Peak activity occurred between December 1917 and September 1918, when the School of Military Aeronautics staff averaged 113 instructors. By January 1919, just before the school closed, teaching personnel had decreased to 46.

In 1915, Katherine and Marjorie Stinson established Stinson Field on 500 acres of ranch land six miles south of San Antonio, where they taught Canadian students to fly. The following year the City of San Antonio took over that field as a civilian aviation facility. In 1917, the Canadian Royal Flying Corps opened Hicks Field, originally named Taliaferro Field, fourteen miles northwest of Fort Worth to train pilots for World War I. And after the United States entered the war, that field was taken over by the United States Army for flight training.

The ten-place, 190-mph “Electra” represented the airline industry’s increasing use of safer and more efficient multiengine aircraft. 16 CH T AP ER 1 , G N LEN , ND A , NY N NS I BE RIG O E IN TH ST U A F O N IO T IA AV L CA I T was an odd conglomerate; excitement pervaded the onrush of humanity. Some came walking, while others arrived on horseback and in buggies, hacks, and carriages; a few drove automobiles. 1 All came to witness the newest phenomenon of the twentieth century—a man flying an airplane.

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