Today in 1913 the world’s first flying-boat airplane makes its maiden flight.

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Glenn Hammond Curtiss photo

Aviator Glenn Hammond Curtiss

When we think of airplanes, we immediately think Wright Brothers. We don’t often think about the air machines that came after them or who invented them. But there were obviously a lot of other inventors along the way to made improvements and upgrades to flying devices. Impact Lab honors aviator Glenn Curtiss who created the world’s first flying-boat airplane and took it for its maiden flight today at Hammondsport, NY…

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