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The success of the cross-country flight staged by the Post Office Department on February  22, 1921 influenced the public and Congress for financial assistance. Fighter aircraft such as the SE5 and Sopwith Camel were developed by the British. Airmail service in the United States began by using airplanes and pilots furnished by the U.S. Army. Which one of the following individuals was not a member of the AEA? All of the above were members of the AEA. (selfridge/bell/baldwin) In general, what effect did World War I have on the aviation industry? increased public acceptance of air transportation focused design and production efforts on building military aircraft significant development of more powerful engines       During the post-World War I period, Which one of the following statements is correct?
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Unformatted text preview: Wright Aeronautical merged with Curtiss in 1929. The Gold Bug (or Golden Flyer) built by the AEA was sold to ____________, becoming the first commercial sale of an aircraft in the United States. the Aeronautic Society of New York The first great flight after World War I was the transatlantic crossing by the U.S. Navy in a seaplane built by Curtiss Aeroplane Company called the: NC-4 Which of the following statements is correct? Otto Praeger was a strong proponent of the carriage of mail by air. Which one of the following aircraft was not developed by AEA? Jenny The AEA disbanded in 1909. Which of the following statements is not correct? Before World War I, the United States Congress appropriated significant funding for the development of aviation....
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