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First Flight . . . Jamaica 1911

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Jesse Seligman
Promoting the event
Wednesday December 20
Thursday December 21
. . . and on to Panama
Other 'First Flights'
On from 1911 . . .
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In 1911 a forward-thinking Kingston merchant advertised his stock of Christmas toys with a very modern Santa arriving by aeroplane. Almost certainly he was one of those who had seen Seligman fly at Knutsford Park!

A Christmas advertisement in the Daily Gleaner.

Below are links to websites which have information on early aviation and aviators.

Those Magnificent Men (Early Aviation in Europe)

Aviation Pioneers An Anthology

Early Birds of Aviation

Early Birds of Aviation, Inc.



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