Glenn Curtiss

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Birthday
21, 1878
Birthplace
Hammondsport, NY
Death Date
Jul 23, 1930 (52)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1878
Birthplace
Hammondsport, NY
Death Date
Jul 23, 1930 (52)

About

One of the most important pioneers in the history of U.S. aviation.

Before Fame

He fixed up bicycles and raced them before getting involved in flying.

Trivia

He made the first long-distance aircraft flight in the United States.

Family Life

He grew up in Hammondsport, New York, with his parents Frank and Lua.

Associated With

He and Orville Wright teamed up to form the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.