Module_3_Pioneers

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Unformatted text preview: han air mechanical machine called Red Wing. heavier They didn't use wing warping to avoid patent They issues. issues. The aircraft crashed on the first flight. May 1908 – AEA flew White Wing, an aircraft using May aileron, a distance of over 1000 feet. aileron, July 1908 – AEA won the Scientific American Trophy July by flying the June Bug a distance of 5,360 feet in public. The aircraft took off and landed on wheels. public. 1908 – AEA won Scientific American trophy for 1908 distance and duration flights with the Gold Bug. The aircraft was sold to Aeronautic Society of New York. aircraft 4 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 1909 – AEA disbanded. Wright Brothers sued Curtiss for 1909 patent infringement on the aileron (WWI led to a patent pool for the war effort and litigation between Wright Brothers and Curtiss ended after the war) Brothers November 1910 – Eugene Ely, a Curtiss pilot, became the November first man to take off an airplane from a Navy vessel. first 1910 – The first Curtiss flying boat flew. January 1911 – Eugene Ely became the first man to land January aboard a Navy vessel. Amphibious aircraft experiments led to the discovery of the stepped hull configuration which significantly reduced drag during take-off. drag 5 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 Aeroplane and Motor Company 1914 designed the JN-4 Jenny designed The aircraft was too slow and underpowered The to be used as a fighter aircraft during WWI. It was used extensively as a trainer. was After WWI, the Jenny was used by many After barnstormers to bring aviation to the co...
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