In the early years of flight, it took imagination
and perseverance to get airplanes in the air and to keep them
flying. The story of America's airmail system involves many
brave and creative people from engineers and mechanics to
pilots and superintendents. These people believed that delivering mail by airplane would be valuable for the public, and worked to make airmail successful, no matter how difficult the task became.
Explore airmail service ~1911 to ~1926
the Clouds: The Airplanes
the Seat of Their Pants: The Pilots
That Delivers: Site Guide for Teachers & Parents
long did it take to get a message across the United States
in 1900, 1918, and 1926?