^ abcdef"About Frank T. Coffyn". Centennial of Flight. Retrieved 2011-11-17. "Frank Coffyn was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1878. The son of a wealthy banker, he became fascinated with flight after witnessing the flights of Louis Paulhan in New York in December 1909. His father was acquainted with one of the Wright Company board executives, and arranged a meeting between Coffyn and Wilbur Wright. Wilbur invited Coffyn to Dayton, where he began flight instruction in May, 1910. ..."
^ ab"Frank Trenholm Coffyn". Early Birds of Aviation. Retrieved 2011-11-17. "Frank T. Coffyn, president of the Early Birds in 1942-43, died Dec. 10, 1960, at Palo Alto, Calif. Eighty-two years of age, he was the last of the five original members of the Wright Brothers exhibition flying team and the oldest pilot in the United States. ..."