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    • Curtiss Triad and catapult wire device

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    • Airplanes; Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930; Air Pilots
    • Lt. Ellyson in a Curtiss A-H perched on an inclined catapult wire device leading downwards to Lake Keuka, New York. On May 8, 1911 the Navy purchased its first machine, a Curtiss Triad and in July 1911, Lt. Ellyson became the first Navy officer...
    • Curtiss June Bug

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    • Airplanes; Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930
    • On July 4, 1908 Glenn Curtiss won the first leg of the Scientific American Trophy flying the June Bug a distance of 5,090 feet. This was the first officially observed and recognized flight in America.
    • American Airlines Curtiss Condor

    • Barry Goldwater
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Airplanes
    • The Curtiss Condor AT-32A was a convertible sleeper daytime version with twelve berths. When raised, its daytime capacity was 15 passengers. The Condor was the first multi-engine aircraft with retractable gear and was quiet but not very fast.
    • Curtiss Fledgling biplane at Sky Harbor

    • Alice Jane Quick
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Airplanes
    • On June 6, 1938, George Quick landed his aircraft at Sky Harbor after a long flight from Fort Worth, Texas where he had purchased it. His was the only known Curtiss Fledgling to operate commercially in Arizona. The original Fledgling was built...
    • Curtiss golden flyer

    • Bitetti, Anthony
    • Airplanes; Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930
    • Flown here by Charles F. Willard, the Golden Flyer was the first airplane in California.
    • James Vercellino in Curtiss A-3 biplane at Bisbee

    • Unknown
    • Airports; Airplanes, Military -- History; Airports
    • James Vercellino in the gunner's seat of a 90th Aero Squadron Curtiss A-3 Falcon at the under construction Bisbee Municipal Airport during the Escobar Rebellion of 1929.
    • Pegasus at the First Bisbee Air Show

    • Doherty, Ralph B.
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Air Shows
    • Didier Masson's Pegasus in front of the Warren Country Club in Bisbee, Arizona. The wheel control and interplane ailerons indicate curtiss influence, and as Masson worked for Glenn Martin at this time it was doubtless manufactured by him. The...
    • Hangar and flight line at Clemenceau

    • Marcus Rawlins
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes
    • Clemenceau airport and hangar in March of 1934. The Aeronca C-3 in the foreground was owned by Copperclad Airways of Phoenix and the Curtiss Jr. to the far right was owned by Marcus Rawlins.
    • Curtiss S-2 wireless scout

    • National Archives
    • Airplanes; Aircraft, Military -- United States;
    • An early racer, the engine is an OX-6 100 horsepower and the airplane could fly 119 miles per hour.
    • Charles Willard and biplane

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Air Shows
    • Charles Willard with his Curtiss biplane at the First Phoenix Air Meet in February 1910.
    • Falcon attach biplanes at Douglas municipal

    • Walter Johnson
    • Airplanes, Military -- History; Aeronautics -- Arizona
    • During March and April of 1929, twelve Curtiss A-3s from the 90th squadron of the 3rd attack group with six bombers from the 12th Observation Squadron were stationed along the border. Here eleven of the A-3s are shown at Douglas International...

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