Page 2 - This is from the beginning of our guided tour - starting with aviation in WWI. I kept it simple because there are many photos. Cardstock, a piece of pp scrap (Glitz Design), chipboard asterisks and alphas on first page (American Crafts); alphas on second page - Kaisercraft. Clipart of Snoopy from Web.
Journaling: FOKKER D.VII
A fierce German fighter, the Fokker D.VII made its mark quickly after entering service in 1918, and evolved into one of Germany's most capable fighters of World War I. It was known for maneuverability at high altitudes, and was so feared that the Versailles Treaty mandated the surrender of all D.VIIs to the Allies. The Navy used a handful after the war as trainers. The Museum's example of the Fokker D.VII is a replica aircraft constructed using some original parts.
The Sopwith Camel was a British First World War single-seat biplane fighter aircraft introduced on the Western Front in 1917. It was developed by the Sopwith Aviation Company as a successor to the earlier Sopwith Pup and became one of the most iconic fighter aircraft of the First World War. F7C SEAHAWK
Designed from the outset as a carrier-based fighter, ironically, the F7C-1 never saw the deck of a ship, serving instead with the Marine Corps in Fighting Squadron (VF) 5M, later re-designated as VF-9M. The squadron gained fame with its flying exhibitions around the country, for which the maneuverable Seahawk was well suited. The appearance of the F7C-1 in December 1928 also marked the end of liquid-cooled engines in naval aircraft, the Navy opting for the air-cooled radial.
The famous JN-series of Curtiss aircraft made one of the largest impacts on the growth of aviation in the history of heavier-than-air flight. Built in the thousands, the Jenny brought aviation to the masses, being aircraft of choice for early barnstormers and air mail pilots. During World War I, the N-9, a seaplane version of the Jenny, served as Naval Aviation's foremost seaplane trainer, with over 500 procured during the aircraft's service.