Curtiss A-1 at Hammondsport, 1911

Curtiss A-1 at Hammondsport, 1911

Here we see the US Navy's first aircraft, the Curtiss A-1, at the Curtiss air field at Hammondsport, New York, in June 1911.

From left to right we see: Witmer and Cooper (civilian pilots); Dr. A.F. Zahm; Lieutenant J.W. McClaskay, USMC(ret); Jim Curtiss (Mechanic); Glenn H. Curtiss (leaning on the aircraft); Lieutenant T.G. Ellyson, USN (the official Navy representative); Captain W.I. Chambers; Lieutenant J.H. Towers; Mr. Pickens, of Exhibition Co.; Unidentified Curtiss mechanic.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (19 February 2021), Curtiss A-1 at Hammondsport, 1911 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_curtiss_A1_hammondsport.html

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