Taking To The Sky

Taking To The Sky

Written on 04/24/2021

In 1910, Fung Joe Guey, a young Chinese inventor, and aviator built a biplane that he kept aloft over Piedmont, CA for twenty minutes. 

His pioneering moment was published in Laurence Yep's book Dragonwings in 1975. 

” He was the first person to pilot an airplane on the West Coast, flying over Oakland and Piedmont on September 21, 1909".

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