The Aeroconservancy is a collection of original artifacts from the aircraft and air services which flew during the First World War. This site was first launched in 1998 and the name "Aeroconservancy" was added shortly thereafter. At the end of 2018, the site was completely redesigned and updated. If you have a question or need help with your research, please do not hesitate to get in touch. The Aeroconservancy has consulted with many individuals and museums around the world. A list of Presentations we have made as well as Reports and Articles we have written are shown below.
The material on this page can be downloaded by clicking on the underlined text. The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center referred to below is the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's annex at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Pfalz Factory Logo, Volume 15, Issue 5, September/October 1999 of Windsock International
La 8e Avion Boche de Guynemer or Guynemer’s 8th, pages 347-359, Vol 33, Issue 4, Winter, 2018, of Over The Front, the Journal of the League of World War One Aviation Historians
The Gun in the Exhibit, pages 371-381, Vol 33, Issue 4, Winter, 2018, of Over The Front, the Journal of the League of World War One Aviation Historians
Insignia of The Lafayette Escadrille and 103rd Aero Squadron in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Collection, Vol 35, Issue 2, Summer, 2020, of Over The Front, the Journal of the League of World War One Aviation Historians
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Some of the Aeroconservancy's artifacts require more than one page. Under each object listed below are additional documents related to that object. Click on the underlined document to open it.
Rumpler C.IV C.7610/17 wood cover to metal ammunition box
Pages 177 to 179 from Battery B Thru The Fires of France
A.E.F. Summary Intelligence Report Interrogation of a Pilot Belonging to the 203rd Reconnaissance Flight and his Passenger, an Artillery Officer