# Early aviation
He Will Fit Wings to the Chinese Dragon: How An Oakland Engineer Became the Father of Chinese Aviation
Bust of Feng Ru at the Oakland Aviation MuseumHans Dieter Siebert. The Oakland Aviation Museum is a gem of a museum near the Oakland Airport. In an age when flight is often undignified with body scans, cramped seats, and peanut snacks, the museum recalls the wonder and exhilaration of early flight. You sense the giddiness of first realizing the ancient dream of flying.