Ecker Flying Boat

Cloth, wood, and metal Ecker Flying Boat
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Herman A. Ecker learned to fly probably in 1911, making the first flight in his hometown of Syracuse, New York, that same year. After honing his skills as a pilot and an airplane builder with several other aircraft (possibly as many as four), he built this flying boat in 1912 or early 1913.

Created:

07/25/2017

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Eric Long

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A19620099000-NASM2018-10221

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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