Hiller Monoplane




Stanley Hiller Snr began designing gliders in 1909 and this, his first powered aircraft, flew at Alameda and a 1911 air meet at Tanforan race track in South San Francisco. On pontoons, it was flown from Lake Merritt, Oakland, by Charles Patterson in August 1912.




Power was 60hp and 80hp Hiller rotary built from Hiller's plans by C E Kelsey, San Francisco.