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Curtiss Seaplane





Curtiss also worked on developing the seaplane, basically a land plane with floats instead of wheeled landing gear. His first seaplane, based on the Model D was maneuverable, light, and relatively fast, and was the most widely built type of plane in the United States before World War I.

Built and flown by Glenn Curtiss on 26 January, 1911, the first practical seaplane.


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