October in Aviation History

  On October 2, 1918, the Kettering Bug, an experimental unmanned “Flying Bomb”, made it’s first flight at McCook Field in Dayton, Ohio. The prototype was completed and delivered to the Aviation Section of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in 1918, near the end of World War I. The first flight was a failure, but subsequent flights were successful, and the aircraft was demonstrated to Army personnel at Dayton.    The air craft was designed by inventor Charles F. Kettering of Dayton and built by the
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