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26/01/1911 Glenn Curtiss pilots 1st successful hydroplane


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Glenn Curtiss flew the first hydroplane from the water in the USA. The plane was of his own manufacture. In response to the achievements of Curtiss and his fellow pilot, in May the U.S. Navy ordered two Curtiss A-1 hydroplanes. He is sometimes titled as Father of the American Naval Aviation.
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