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Wright Brothers' Hydroplane

Date: 1912
Description: A hydroplane built by the Wright Brothers being tested by the U.S. Navy on San Diego Bay.
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Curtiss Flying Boat

Date: 1912
Description: John Kaminski (right) and a fellow student he identified only as "Cy," flying one of the Glenn Curtiss flying boats on San Diego Bay.
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Curtiss Hydroaeroplane

Date: 1912
Description: A Curtiss hydroaeroplane tied down prior to a test flight over San Diego Bay. Two unidentified pilots rest on the dock in the shade of its wing.
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Curtiss Hydroplane in San Diego Bay

Date: 1912
Description: Glenn Curtiss sold two hydroplanes (NS 1 & 2) to the U.S. Navy and continued to test them independently from their base also located on North Island. This...

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