By Nicholas Keller,W. Kent Carper

The exciting heritage of aviation in Charleston, West Virginia, merits to fly out of anonymity. Wertz box opened in Institute in 1930, bearing in mind the creation of the 1st advertisement passenger provider in 1933. In 1942, the development of a rubber plant subsequent to the sphere blocked flight methods, leading to its closure. spotting the pressing want for air provider to the neighborhood, industrious West Virginians actually moved mountains to construct Kanawha Airport on flat land created by way of leveling 3 mountains north of the state�s capital, Charleston. beginning in November 1947, Kanawha Airport provided the neighborhood handy air carrier and have become domestic to the West Virginia Air nationwide defend. This ebook covers the background of aviation within the Charleston region, from the 1st aircraft flight in 1912 to the present Yeager Airport, which hyperlinks the area to the area economy.

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