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Above is The Evening Sun Curtiss biplane, the first airplane used by a paper to cover the news.
The rebuilt hanger keeps its eye to the past — Bethany Airport in black lettering along with its elevation and a painting of a biplane — and its eye to the future with the hanger used as a community center.
As Johnson was evening the match with a 6-1 second-set triumph, Grier dipped the biplane low over the crowd so that Saxe, leaning out an open cockpit door, could get an ideal view.
San Diego Bay becomes a testing ground as Glenn H. Curtiss takes off and lands his biplane from the water.
According to Army records, Kelly flew his biplane for about five minutes and made a hard landing.
In 1912, one of the first airplane weddings on record—between an actress named Leona Cowan and a salesman Neal Cochran—took place on a Wright biplane at an aviation field near Los Angeles.
From his towering vantage point, a few thousand feet up in the blue holiday sky, the Curtiss J-4 biplane’s pilot spotted the West Side Tennis Club’s classic Tudor clubhouse and began his descent.
Minutes later, the airship took aboard another Sparrowhawk, proving its capability as an airborne mothership with the capacity to hold, launch, and recover up to four reconnaissance biplanes.
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First Known Use of biplane
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Definition of biplane for English Language Learners
: an old type of airplane that has two sets of wings with one placed above the other
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