May 26, 1908

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Above, J.S. Zerbe and his "Aeronef," Jan. 19, 1909.

May 26, 1908

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Yes, Professor Zerbe’s "Aeronef" was a strange-looking contraption and I’m not sure he ever got it off the ground (he later experimented with a dirigible). But the Aero Club of California, begun a century ago, had better luck.

And by 1910…

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May 27, 1908

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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