Little Known Black History Fact: Lonnie Carmon — Black America Web

Ohio, often referred to as the birthplace of aviation, has battled with North Carolina over that distinction for many years. But there’s no debate that pioneering aviator Lonnie Carmon was the first African-American to fly in Central Ohio in an aircraft he built from scratch. According to accounts from Carmon’s family and several historical societies,…

via Little Known Black History Fact: Lonnie Carmon — Black America Web

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