Aero Club of Cincinnati

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The Aero Club of Cincinnati was reported to be flourishing according to a news report dated 26 Jan. 1907. The Aero Club of America approved affiliation on 11 Nov. 1909.

A balloon representing the club competed in the Chicago to Atlantic Ocean balloon race (Chicago to Ocean Race), 3-6 July 1908, sponsored by the Aeronautique Club of Chicago. It was to have sponsored a balloon race with international entrants on 14 Nov. 1908. It was not the original organizer but appears to have sponsored the first Cincinnati Aviation Meeting, 12-14 Nov. 1909. The club entered a balloon in the August 1910 Harvard-Boston Meet.

Affiliated with the ACA, 1909, 11 Nov.

Sources

  • 1907 Baltimore Sun, 27 Jan.; 1908 Chicago Daily Tribune, 21 June, 3 July and 25 Oct.; 1908 St. Louis Post Dispatch, 29 June and 4 July; 1908 WP, 5 July; 1908 BS, 5 July; 1908 Manchester Guardian, 7 July; 1909 WP, 1 Nov; 1909 BS, 13 Nov.; 1909 Hartford Courant, 15 Nov.; 1910 Boston Daily Globe, 13, 14, & 16 Aug.; ACA annuals (1910-1913); WorldCat.org and WorldCat-OCLC
Organization names Aero Club of Cincinnati
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Country US
City Cincinnati, Ohio
Affiliated with ACA
Scope Local
Started aero 1907 or earlier
Ended aero 1913 or later
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  • Address: 429 Arch Street, Cincinnati (1910); in-care-of addresses (1911-1913)

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