America’s First Air Navigation System Used Giant Stone Arrows To Guide Pilots

1924 US Airmail map (Public domain)

In the 1920s, smart people were trying to figure out how best to use the new airplane technology. There were competing elements that believed that planes were not more useful than trains. Planes could only fly by day. They had to navigate by sight. There was no good radio system for…

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