First Military Flying School
California State Historic Landmark 818
#818 Site of First Military Flying School
(U.S. Naval Air Station, North Island)
The flat lands beyond have been a part of aviation history since Glenn Curtiss founded the first military flying school in America on January 17, 1911. The Army operated Rockwell Field until January 31, 1939. The Navy commissioned the present air station on November 8, 1917.
Nothing remains of this site.
Sunset Park, 200 block of Ocean Blvd, Entrance Gate 5, Naval Air Station N Island, Coronado.
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