|Photo # 5
--"June Bug" Glenn
H. Curtiss won the Scientific American trophy at Hammondsport,
N.Y. July 4, 1908, flying five-eights of a mile.
|In December 1908 at Lake Leuka, N.Y. this plane was transformed
into a water aeroplane and tried out with the name "The Loon."
Photos courtesy June Sturgis, daughter-in-law
of early pilot Parker Brooks Sturgis