Roy Knabenshue

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Knabenshue’s Baldwin Airship, Columbus, Ohio, 1910.

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Knabenshue flying Baldwin’s Airship, 1910, Columbus, Ohio.

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Roy Knabenshue’s July 1905 flight aboard airship Toledo Number One from the Lucas County Fairgrounds on Dorr Street in Toledo, Ohio to the Spitzer Building where he landed on the roof (a distance of 3 miles in 25 minutes) and then returned. For his feat, Knabenshue received $500 from Al Spitzer. This event marked the first time a lighter-than-air vessel landed on a building.

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Roy Knabenshue’s July 1905 flight aboard airship Toledo Number One from the Lucas County Fairgrounds on Dorr Street in Toledo, Ohio to the Spitzer Building where he landed on the roof (a distance of 3 miles in 25 minutes) and then returned. For his feat, Knabenshue received $500 from Al Spitzer. This event marked the first time a lighter-than-air vessel landed on a building.

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Roy Knabenshue’s July 1905 flight aboard airship Toledo Number One from the Lucas County Fairgrounds on Dorr Street in Toledo, Ohio to the Spitzer Building where he landed on the roof (a distance of 3 miles in 25 minutes) and then returned. For his feat, Knabenshue received $500 from Al Spitzer. This event marked the first time a lighter-than-air vessel landed on a building.

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Roy Knabenshue’s July 1905 flight aboard airship Toledo Number One from the Lucas County Fairgrounds on Dorr Street in Toledo, Ohio to the Spitzer Building where he landed on the roof (a distance of 3 miles in 25 minutes) and then returned. For his feat, Knabenshue received $500 from Al Spitzer. This event marked the first time a lighter-than-air vessel landed on a building.

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Roy Knabenshue’s July 1905 flight aboard airship Toledo Number One from the Lucas County Fairgrounds on Dorr Street in Toledo, Ohio to the Spitzer Building where he landed on the roof (a distance of 3 miles in 25 minutes) and then returned. For his feat, Knabenshue received $500 from Al Spitzer. This event marked the first time a lighter-than-air vessel landed on a building.

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Roy Knabenshue’s July 1905 flight aboard airship Toledo Number One from the Lucas County Fairgrounds on Dorr Street in Toledo, Ohio to the Spitzer Building where he landed on the roof (a distance of 3 miles in 25 minutes) and then returned. For his feat, Knabenshue received $500 from Al Spitzer. This event marked the first time a lighter-than-air vessel landed on a building.

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3345. T.S. Baldwin, aviator of California Arrow and Knabenshue its youthful sky-pilot in the framework.

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The Famous “California Arrow” Airship starting with Aeronaut Knabenshue on its first successful flight, World’s Fair, St. Louis.

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