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Plans for Aviation Meet

November 16, 2009 |  2:00 am


Glenn Curtiss takes to the air over Los Angeles, 1910.

Nov. 15, 1909, Aviation Meet 

Plans are underway for an aviation week in early 1910. Glenn Curtiss has already signed a contract to appear.

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Nov. 15, 1909: "There are more aeroplanes building and in design in Southern California than in any other like section of the world. All these are local products and at least a half dozen new machines are ready to be tried out or about to be tested, while a half score of others are nearing completion and may be ready for aviation week."