The efforts of Dr. Clifford Furnas helped make the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory a unique community of scientists, and the work of this pioneering research facility continues to impact life in the 21st century.
The full article is available in the Winter 2018 Issue.
The onset of the First World War brought Glenn Curtiss’ quest to send an aircraft across the Atlantic to a temporary halt. But it also brought incredible changes to his small-town aeroplane and motor business.
To meet wartime demands for pilot training, the SS Greater Buffalo was one of two Great Lakes cruise ships converted to aircraft carriers on the Inland Seas.
The Pierce-Arrow motor car company went from manufacturing luxury cars to building trucks for the army during WWI.