100 Heroes of Aviation

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Honoring 100 Aviation Heroes


Tuesday, December 16


The 100 Heroes honored, by decades, are:



  • 1903-1913
    • Louis Blériot
    • Glenn Curtiss
    • Baroness Raymonde De Laroche
    • Benjamin Foulois
    • Samuel Langley
    • Glenn Martin
    • Ludwig Prandtl
    • Harriet Quimby
    • Charlie Taylor
    • Theodore Von Kármán
    • Orville Wright
    • Wilbur Wright
  • 1903-1913
    • Geoffrey De Havilland
    • Donald Douglas
    • Allan Lockheed
    • William "Billy" Mitchell
    • Edward "Eddie" Rickenbacker
    • Sir Thomas Sopwith
    • Elmer Sperry
    • Lawrence Sperry
    • Elmer Stone
    • Baron Manfred von Richthofen
  • 1913-1923
    • Geoffrey De Havilland
    • Donald Douglas
    • Allan Lockheed
    • William "Billy" Mitchell
    • Edward "Eddie" Rickenbacker
    • Sir Thomas Sopwith
    • Elmer Sperry
    • Lawrence Sperry
    • Elmer Stone
    • Baron Manfred von Richthofen
  • 1923-1933
    • Walter Beech
    • William Boeing
    • Clyde Cessna
    • Jimmy Doolittle
    • Amelia Earhart
    • Robert Goddard
    • William Lear, Sr.
    • Charles Lindbergh
    • James McDonnell
    • Willi Messerschmitt
    • Wiley Post
  • 1933-1943
    • Frank Andrews
    • Harry Combs
    • Benjamin Davis
    • Ernst Heinkel
    • Elrey Jeppesen
    • Clarence "Kelly" Johnson
    • Jack Northrop
    • William Piper, Sr
    • Eleanor Roosevelt
    • Igor Sikorsky
    • Cyrus "C.R." Smith
    • Hans J.P. Von Ohain
    • Sir Frank Whittle
  • 1943-1953
    • Henry "Hap" Arnold
    • Richard Bong
    • Jacqueline Cochran
    • Marcel Dassault
    • Charles Draper
    • Barry Goldwater
    • Robert "Bob" Hoover
    • Curtis LeMay
    • Francis Rogallo
    • Paul Tibbets, Jr.
    • Hoyt Vandenberg
    • Charles Yeager
  • 1953-1963
    • A. Scott Crossfield
    • Hugh Dryden
    • Yuri Gagarin
    • John Glenn
    • Jeanne Holm
    • Sergei Pavolovich Korolev
    • Walter "Wally" Schirra
    • Bernard Schriever
    • Alan Shepard
    • Wernher Von Braun
  • 1963-1973
    • Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin
    • Neil Armstrong
    • Frank Borman
    • Michael Collins
    • Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr.
    • James Lovell, Jr.
    • Geraldine Mock
    • Robin Olds
    • Thomas Stafford
    • Valentina Tereshkova
  • 1973-1983
    • George Brown
    • Daniel "Chappie" James
    • Martha King
    • Donald "Deke" Slayton
    • Emily Howell Warner
  • 1983-1993
    • George H. Bush
    • Mae Jemison
    • Joe Kittinger
    • Bruce McCandless
    • Tom Poberezny and Paul Poberezny
    • Sally Ride
    • Burt Rutan
    • Dick Rutan
    • Patty Wagstaff
    • Jeana Yeager
  • 1993-2003
    • Colleen Barrett
    • Margaret Sidonie Sansom Bosin
    • Eileen Collins
    • Jane Garvey
    • Marion Jayne
    • Shannon Lucid
    • Sheila Widnall

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