1905-1907 – Knabenshue’s Airship at the Brockton Fair

Augustus Roy Knabenshue (July 15, 1875 – March 6, 1960) American aeronautical engineer and aviator and on October 24, 1904, in St. Louis, became the first to make a dirigible flight.  He is considered one of the fathers of aerial transportation and also worked with the Wright Brothers during his career.  He brought his airship to the Brockton Fair each year from 1905 to 1907.     

Read the article Sky Pilot by Mary Gorman about A. Roy Knabenshue’s fights at Brockton.

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