In 1928, Governor Ben Paulen launched into the sky above Kansas
to celebrate the biggest thing ever attempted
in Kansas. He said that he knew of nothing in the United States
that was its equivalent. A 25 aircraft caravan would tour Kansas.
The tour started at Wichita and cemented Kansasí bid to become the
AIR CAPITAL OF THE WORLD.
In 2008, the All Kansas Air Tour will highlight a state that is
ďair-minded." Kansas communities are bidding on the right to host
a stop on the tour. Kansas aviation groups will give community members
the opportunity to get up-close and personal with aviation. The
Kansas aviation industry will have an opportunity to reach out to
potential buyers. We will celebrate a dream created in the 1920's
to become the center of the aviation industry. That dream is our