Module_3_Pioneers

6 asci 254 module 3 pioneers glenn curtiss timeline

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Unformatted text preview: untry. Jenny introduced many parts of the country to the wonders of flying. 6 ASCI 254 – Module 3: Pioneers Glenn Curtiss Timeline Baldwin & Curtiss build dirigible balloon 1904 AEA formed 1907 AEA developed Red Wing, White Wing, June Bug, and Gold Bug 1908 First flying boat 1910 JN-4 Jenny & NC-4 developed 1914 1914 - Curtiss designed the twin engine flying boat NC-4 and became the first 1914 aircraft to successfully fly across the Atlantic from Canada to Portugal. aircraft Curtiss designs led to the creation of large flying boats by Boeing, Martin, and Curtiss Sikorsky. Sikorsky. Clipper Ships flew many years for Pan American across both the Atlantic and Clipper Pacific Oceans until the beginning of WWII. Pacific The Curtiss and the Aerial Experimentation Association operations and The experiments led to a burgeoning regional public interest in aviation that resulted in large attendance at public demonstrations, and the establishment of a flight school that graduated many early contributors to aviation. school 7 ASCI 254 – Module 3: Pioneers World War I Timeline War & rapid advancements in aeronautics 1914-1918 Allies developed French Nieuport, SPAD, S.E. 5, Sopwith Camel, Martin MB-1 Bomber Germany developed Albatross, Fokker D VII, Fokker Tri-Plane America developed Curtiss JN-4 Jenny, de Havilland DH-4 NACA established 1915 Between 1910 and 1913, the primary accomplishments in US aeronautics were Between done by Curtiss. Meanwhile, European leaders invested heavily in aeronautical research. research. Europeans had incorporated the airplane into their armed forces. In 1914 the US Europeans Army had only 8 aircraft. During the war years of 1914-1918 there were rapid advances in aeronautics. The effects of WWI on the aviation industry included: effects •Significant development of more powerful engines •Increased public acceptance of air transportation •Focused design and production efforts on building military aircraft 8 ASCI 254 – Module 3: Pioneers World War I Timeline War & rapid advancements in aeronautics 191...
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