1909 : Detroiter’s Form Michigan’s First Aero Club

December 16, 2018 all-day

On December 16, 1909, 44 prominent Detroiters met at the Pontchartrain Hotel in Detroit, and with the help of Orville and Wilbur Wright, organized Michigan’s first aero club. The following day the members conducted Detroit’s first airport survey — by car.

Source: Mich-Again’s Day

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