Dec 23

First Navy Officer sent to Flight Training

Thursday, December 23, 2010 1:00 AM

16 December, 1910 – LT Theodore G. Ellyson of the submarine service asked to “be assigned to duty in connection with aeroplanes as soon as such duty may become available.” OnĀ December 23rd,1910 Ellyson was reassigned becoming the first naval officer sent to flight training.

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Ellyson

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Early flight training in New York