GLENN HAMMOND CURTISS
(1878-1930)

Native of Hammondsport; "Fastest man in the world" in motorcycle race in 1907; designer, builder & pilot of early aircraft "Junebug", flew 5,090 feet in 1908 for first pre-announced flight; holder of pilot's license #1; builder of "Jenny", World War I trainer & barnstorming plane & NC-4, first transatlantic plane; industrialist; land developer - Hialeah & Miami Springs, Florida.