Here’s an aviation history quiz:
What do the first major U.S. airshow, the first and only flight of the Spruce Goose and SpaceX have in common?
Hughes H-4 Hercules (“Spruce Goose”) model. Courtesy SFO Museum
This nice timeline created by Air New Zealand lays out some notable events, people and aviation products from the Golden State.
Not in the timeline? The first airport hotel, opened at Oakland International Airport in 1929. See my story about hotel and other at-the-airport inns in my “At the Airport” column on USA TODAY.
In the meantime, here’s ANZ’s timline of California Aviation.
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