Herring-Burgess Biplane No.1 Flying Fish (Kingbird, Flying Dragon); Burgess, William Starling; Prince, Norman; Curtis, Greely S.. [photograph]


Collection Item Summary:

Long one-half left front view of Herring-Burgess Biplane No.1 Flying Fish beginning its takeoff run at Plum Island, Massachusetts, April 1910. Man at right, holding left wingtip of aircraft, is identified on original mount as Greely S. Curtis. Two of the three other men identified as W. Starling Burgess and Norman Prince, later a pilot of the Lafayette Escadrille.

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  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
  • Air pilots

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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