Gallaudet Hydroplane Installed in A&I

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Recently installed in the East Hall of the Arts and Industries Building is the original experimental hydroplane made by Edson F. Gallaudet, son of the founder of Gallaudet University, and chair of the board of the Gallaudet Aircraft Corporation. The hydroplane incorporated in it means for lateral control and wing warping.


  • Gallaudet, Edson F
  • Arts and Industries Building)


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 298, Box 1, "Local Notes," 10/6/1921, p. 3.

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