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Beckwith Havens, aviator, at Rockford, Illinois. Beckwith became an aeroplane salesman in 1910 for the Curtiss Aeroplane Company. In 1911, Glenn Curtiss taught Beckwith how to fly and he joined the Curtiss Exhibition Team, flying in shows in…

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Jimmie Ward and his airplane Shooting Star. Jimmie Ward was a famous barnstorming aviator 1910 - 1914.

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Jimmie Ward, a famous barnstorming aviator from 1910 - 1914, and his airplane Shooting Star. Barnstorming was an entertainment were an aviator would do stunts on an airplane while in flight. Airplanes of the 1910 era were often shipped…
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