Airmail Flight School

A man putting airmail into bags
Preparing airmail

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.

Aviation Innovation

Explore Airmail Service ~1911 to ~1926


Fad to Fundamental: Airmail in America