Connecticut Patent of the Day: Gallaudet’s Flying Machines

An Early Gallaudet Craft, the DB-1, Circa 1923

Aviation history fascinates  me and here in Connecticut we have plenty of it. We all know Igor Sikorsky (I hope!) but have you heard of Edson Gallaudet? Maybe not, but he was an early aviation pioneer with Connecticut ties I’m just learning about.

So for today here’s one of his patents for an Aeroplane from 1916. More on Edson at a later date when I learn more about him……


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