The second annual Aviation Month returns to the Governors Island Guide in February. With the Island closed until May 1, more stories about the history of aviation will be presented weekly on the news blog.
The series debuted last year and was incredibly popular and the stories were read all year. In August Governors Island made worldwide aviation news once again. The popular Drone Nationals were broadcast live from the Island on ESPN3; a few thousands drone enthusiasts descended on the south end for it.
These are the stories from 2016:
More aviation history stories will be presented in February. Since the centennial of America’s entry into World War One is in April, we’ll have some attention focused on that important milestone.
For more history stories, pick up The Governors Island Explorer’s Guide (Globe Pequot Press).