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Edson Fessenden Gallaudet

Edson Fessenden Gallaudet  (1871-1945), Aviation Pioneer/Aircraft Manufacturer In 1898, four years before the Wright Brothers, he constructed and flew a glider, now in the Smithsonian, which embodied the principle of the warping wing.  In 1911 he learned to fly at the Wright school, earning US pilot’s license #32 and a similarly low number in France.  […]

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