New York State Archives, NYSA_A3166-78_B2_F02_Contractors
List of contractors in New York who supplied components for making aircraft during World War I.
What types of components were needed to manufacture planes?
In what area of New York were the majority of contractors located?
Why would the Allied and Central Powers want to “scout out” their enemies?
In your opinion, why were the early airplanes so dangerous to fly?
What technological developments have improved the accuracy and efficiency of aircraft during wartime?
Create a poster that illustrates the changes in aircraft technology during World War I.
English Language Arts: Write a letter, from the perspective of an American pilot during World War I. Describe your experiences in a dog fight.
Millbrooke, Anne. Aviation History. Englewood, Col.: Jeppesen Sanderson, Inc., 2000.
Mixter, G. W. and Emmons, H. H. United States Army Aircraft Production Facts. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1919.