Aero Club of the University of Virginia

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The Aero Club of the University of Virginia was organized 10 Oct. 1909 for the advancement of the science of aeronautics. It was a founding member of the American Intercollegiate Association of Aero Clubs, 30 Apr. 1910.

Officers elected in October 1909 included J. Rogers McConnell, president; Matt H. Murphy, vice president; Stanford Gwin, secretary; and C. H. Sutton, Jr., treasurer; and John Heath, consulting engineer. 30 members in June 1910.

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  • 1909 WP, 11 Oct.; 1910 NYT, 23 June
Organization names Aero Club of the University of Virginia
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Country US
City Charlottesville, Virginia
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Started aero 1909
Ended aero
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