August 19th Special Days - Featuring 19+ Aviation Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, August 18, 2019 | 0 comments
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August 19th is... National Aviation Day, 'Black Cow' Root Beer Float Day, International Bow Day, International Orangutan Day/World Orangutan Day, International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day, Disney PhotoPass Day, Snuffleupagus Birthday, National Hot and Spicy Food Day, Sharknado Day, National Sandcastle and Sculpture Day, National Potato Day, World Humanitarian Day, National Honey Bee Day, Coco Chanel Day, National Soft Ice Cream Day/National Soft Serve Day, World Photo Day/World Photography Day, Vinalia Rustica, St. John Eudes' Day, Savior of the Apple Feast Day

MORE: Stay Home with Your Kids Day, Canada Discovery Day, Cupcake Day for the RSPCA (Australia),

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

Social Media: #NationalAviationDay #AviationDay

Image: Flight: The Complete History of Aviation, by R.G. Grant (Author). Publisher: DK; Updated, Revised edition (May 2, 2017)National Aviation Day
-- This holiday was created by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who issued a presidential proclamation in 1939, designating the anniversary of Orville Wright's birthday - to celebrate the history and development of aviation. Orville Wright piloted the Wright Flyer, and made the first flight for 12 seconds and 120 feet around the site of the Wright Brothers National Memorial on December 17, 1903.

Read: Flight: The Complete History of Aviation, by R.G. Grant
-- A visual guide to aviation and man's conquest of the skies, covering the earliest pioneers of flight to modern-day space technology. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Filled with thousands of full-color photographs and fact-filled profiles on 300 aircraft, Flight follows the history of mankind taking to the skies. From Da Vinci's drawings of flying machines to Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic flight in The Spirit of Saint Louis to the Boeing 767, this reference guide breaks down the complete story of aviation into easy-to-read facts and sidebar pullouts.

Image: Everything Rustique | Gifts for Pilots! | Wright Brothers Flyer Patents | First Flight | Set of Four | 8x10inch Prints | Aviation Gifts!Wright Brothers Flyer Patents -- Perfect gift for Aviators and Engineers alike! Add some fun to any room with this unique set of four 8"x10" Wright Flyer patent prints! Looking for the perfect Christmas present for that Airplane Enthusiast in your life? Look no further, you've found the one!

Image: FTP Pilots Rules of Thumb CardPilots Rules of Thumb Card -- Ten years in development, this is a product pilots of all experience levels can immediately use. This tool covers 30 normal and non-normal situations and has nine special tools you'll use on every flight. Put this essential safety tool in your flight bag or kneeboard! Underprint of signature panel white ink for Flight Plan and Power-Performance chart so you can write/erase with pencil and most pens. Cruising Altitute Rules and VFR Minimums, Flight Plan Format and Flight Plan suffix codes, Manuevers Checklist, Approach Briefing and much more!

Image: 6TN Mens I Don't Always Stop and Look At Airplanes T ShirtI Don't Always Stop and Look At Airplanes T Shirt -- A high quality T Shirt with a I Don't Always Stop And Look At Airplanes print. Short sleeve crew neck T-Shirt, Taped neck and shoulders, Seamless double-needle collar, Quarter-turned body to eliminate centre crease, Double-stitched sleeve and bottom hems Tubular construction. 100% preshrunk Jersey Cotton 185g/m²

Aviation Coloring and Activity Books

Image: The Wright Brothers: A History From Beginning to End (Biographies of Innovators Book 3) | Kindle Edition | by Hourly History (Author). Publication Date: November 21, 2017
The Wright Brothers
Amazon Freebies:

🛩️ Free Aviation ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🛩️ Read Aviation ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🛩️ Free Aviation apps

🛩️ Free Aviation games

🛩️ Listen to Aviation LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🛩️ Watch Aviation Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🛩️ Listen to Aviation Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🛩️ Free Alexa Skills | Aviation

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🛩️ Become a Pilot - What is the first step to becoming a pilot?

🛩️ Aviation Lessons, Worksheets and Activities

🛩️ Airplane Printables and Activities

🛩️ Parts of an Airplane

🛩️ A database of paper airplanes with easy to follow folding instructions, video tutorials and printable folding plans

🛩️ Aviation Preschool Ideas – Worksheets, Crafts, and Books

🛩️ Why Aviation for Kids?

🛩️ African American Pioneers in Aviation 1920-Present

🛩️ The Boeing 787, an ANA Original paper craft model

🛩️ Vietnam Airlines AIRBUS320 Papercraft

🛩️ Origami/papercraft of Dassault Aviation aircraft: Falcon 2000S and Falcon 7X

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