The Great War, 1914-1918
During World War One, Long Island became the home of some of the largest and most important military flying fields in America. The training of hundreds of military aviators would give shape to Long Island’s aviation landscape for many years to come. The huge demand for military aircraft also made Long Island a significant center of research, testing and production - a focus that would grow through the following decades.
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