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L-R: Mayor John Sullivan, Lt. Col. John Stevens, Capt. William J. O'Dwyer

Lt. Col. John Stevens holds a model of Gustave Whitehead's No. 21 aircraft while Capt. O'Dwyer presents Mayor Sullivan with a wooden plaque of Leutershausen Seal, after a…

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Gustave Whitehead and daughter Rose, sitting with group beside Whitehead's "No. 21" aircraft. Photo taken by Stanley Yale Beach in the spring of 1901, at a clearing bounded by Cherry Street, Bostwick Avenue and Pine Streets,in the West End of…

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Gustave Whitehead, sitting with the checkered shawl, and Arthur Watson, sitting in his car (the other man sitting was Watson's chauffeur). The caption written on the back was "This car did its share of towing Whitehead planes for take-off." The…

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Overhead view of the replica of Whitehead's "No. 21" aircraft, created for a test run in 1986.  Gustave Whitehead, a German immigrant experimented with flight at the beginning of the 20th century. In 2013, the aviation "bible" Jane's All About…

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Gustave Whitehead, a German immigrant experimented with flight at the beginning of the 20th century. In 2013, the aviation "bible" Jane's All About Aircraft concluded from a study of the evidence (long debated) that Whitehead made powered flights two…
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