First mid-air collision. At the ‘Milano Circuito Aereo Internazionale’. Rene Thomas of France in an Antoinette monoplane collided with Captain Bertram Dickson of the British army in a Farman biplane. Both survived but Dickson was badly injured.
- 02 Oct 1902 – Wilbur Wright perfects ‘flying problem’
- 15 Oct 1917 – First flight of the Alcock A.1 Scout/Mouse.