By Charles R. Mitchell,Kirk W. House

Glenn Curtiss beat even the Wright brothers (who sued him bitterly) to get pilot’s license No. 1 in the United States. He teamed with Alexander Graham Bell, helped strengthen the relocating wing half often called the aileron, brought tricycle touchdown apparatus, made the 1st aircraft revenues, and grew to become aeronautics right into a multimillion greenback company. His options ranged from the Curtiss Pusher to the hydroaeroplane, the flying boat, and the Curtiss Jenny. Curtiss, his engines, and his airplanes ruled the area of early aviation in this part of the Atlantic. Glenn H. Curtiss: Aviation Pioneer charts Curtiss’s breakneck direction throughout continents, North the United States and Europe, atmosphere pace and distance files, experimenting with army purposes, constantly striving for a more secure, speedier plane. Fostering either water flyers and shipboard touchdown, he turned the daddy of Naval Aviation. yet even the skies weren't extensive sufficient for the busy mind of Curtiss. Glenn H. Curtiss: Aviation Pioneer additionally tracks his dizzying experience from a village bicycle store to record-smashing bike races, futuristic trip trailers, and town construction within the Florida land boom.

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