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Garrison & Kinderman 1910 biplane
 
 Garrison-1910
 
Two youths of Morgantown, West Virginia, Ralph M. Kinderman and Ben Garrison, built this biplane, which was inspired by the 1909 Curtiss but had only front rudders. It was powered by an engine from the broken-down car. This was the first airplane constructed in West Virginia. The machine was tested for the first time in July 1910, on a wide expanse of pasture land at Hoard Rocks on the west side of the Monongahela River. According to Kinderman: "We did some hopping in 1910".
 
 
 
 


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