In this document is an attempt, based on personal experiences and reports, convey through newspaper clippings and literature the reader a rough impression, as in 110 Years, the international development of aviation, but especially in our home, was reflected ", the author writes Hans Martin Kromann the preface to his book "110 Years of Aviation in and around Nordhausen Nordhausen balloonist and aviator in war- and peacekeeping mission in- and abroad.
The publication offers a high informative content, is fascinatingly written and gives the reader something of the fascination of flying. Chronologically, the author worked – an avid aviator and a committed member of the North Houses flying club – the theme from. It begins with the first detectable balloon ascent 1892 the enclosure and allows the reader to participate in the making of the Nordhausen Airship Association, at the baptism of free balloons on the name "Nordhausen" in 1909 and Nordhäuser Flight Week 1911. The creation of the flyer vertex Nordhausen 1913, the flight ban after the First World War, the beginning of the soaring sport in the city in the southern Harz and the founding of the Association for Aviation Association. Nordhausen in 1930 find mention as well known Nordhäuser flyer, For example, Karl and Hans Werther, Arthur Herrmann, Hermann Schreiber, Walter Burghardt, Kurt Gorges and Curt Werner.
Kromann reported extensively on the airfield and the pilots garrison in Nordhausen, Ellrich as the "city of the glider", the establishment of the pilot group Bad Sachsa, Merseburg, and the pilot group on the many air shows in the region, Nordhäuser pilots 2. World War II and the bombing of the city. Also the recommencement of flying in Nordhausen by 1950, The inauguration of the gliding airfield on the gravel mountain 1956, the helipad on Darrweg, the creation of the flying clubs Nordhausen e.V. 1990 (FCN), the flight days in Nordhausen 1996, the rescue helicopter "Christoph 37" and the action meritorious members of the association, u.a. Peter Kettner, Karl-Heinz bosses, Harald Bernhardt and Gerhard Aisch, missing in the remarkable work.
About 200 Pictures, Plans and drawings complement the text interesting part about the eventful history of aviation in Nordhausen. The attractive design of the book and the large print round off the overall impression of the 205-page publication.