World’s first commercial airline: The two flying brothers
• The airline made two flights daily, six days a week. The tickets sold out 16 weeks in advance.
• Then a second Benoist airboat was added with Tony Jannus' brother, Roger, as the pilot. The airline operated for almost four months before interest declined rapidly because winter residents went back north.
• The brothers continued to perform tests of aircraft and trained other pilots. Both brothers died while flying - Tony's plane crashed into the Black Sea in 1916 while training Russian pilots, and Roger crashed during
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