The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Stunt Fliers" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: aeronauts, aviators, aviation meet, birdman, birdmen, flying circus, exhibition fliers, manbird, stunt fliers, stunt flying.
When looking for early planes, try using terms such as: Flying machine, monoplane, biplane, and aeroplane.
Many early planes are modeled after Wright, Curtiss, or Bleriot Models.
Searching these terms will bring up both the aviators and planes they built.
It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.