Photo Record

Object Name Negative
Catalog Number 2007.145.042.d
Collection Paul A. Hiener Collection
Description Part of a collection of negatives related airplanes and the airport in Chattanooga.

d) A negative of the Johnny Green, called "Chattanooga's First Aviator" in the Chattanooga News, May 30, 1913, Green attempted many experiments in flying and crashed 14 planes in the Chattanooga region. He is famous for having successfully navigating the currents of Lookout Mountain. His plane was named Cardui No.1. Green was a pilot in the Air Force Army. He was one of Tennessee's first pilots and flew over Lookout Mountain as the first person to make the then dangerous flight. He also became a noted pilot for flying at a height of 6,900 ft in the air and stayed there for 41 minutes.
Date 1909
Film Size 6.75" x 4.89"
Related Publications This image is on page 17 of "Chattanooga: Yesterday and Today," Volume IV and also Volume I, page 84.
Accession number 2007.145