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Herring-Burgess Model A / Flying Fish
 
 Herring-A
 
A pusher biplane with a central skid and skids under each wingtip, powered by a Curtiss 25 hp 4-cyl water-cooled engine with a four bladed propeller. Six vertical fins were arranged on the upper wing for lateral stability.
 
The machine was displayed at the Boston Aerial Exposition on 20-26 February, 1910.
 
It was first flown on 28 February 1910 by Augustus Herring on the ice at Chebacco Lake, Hamilton, MA.
 
It was ordered by the carousel and amusement park manufacturer Charles W. Parker of Abilene and Leavenworth Kansas. It was the first of many Burgess aeroplanes, it made the first flight in New England and was the first commercial aeroplane built and sold in New England.
 
 
 
 


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