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Glenn Curtiss, pioneer pilot

Kathryn Cramer

Glenn Curtiss, pioneer pilot

by Kathryn Cramer

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of a contemporary of the Wright brothers whose interest in bicycle racing led to contributions in the development of aviation, notably the seaplane and aircraft carrier.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Kathryn and James P. Terzian.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesPioneer books
    ContributionsTerzian, James P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL540.C9 T4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5528902M
    LC Control Number67003372

    Glenn Hammond Curtiss ( – J ) was an American aviation pioneer and founder of the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company, now part of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. Contents 1 Birth and early careerBorn: , Hammondsport, New York. Glenn Curtiss Born at Hammondsport NY, Died The love of high speeds and mechanical devices led the gifted Glenn H. Curtiss of Hammondsport, New .

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