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June and July. At that time he was also engaged in overhauling a Nieuport monoplane owned by the Aero Club of America. Dyott flew in a Fourth of July show at Hempstead with Bonney, Gilpatric Hild, Kantnor and Kimerlee. On July 31st he flew from Hempstead to Brighton Beach for an exhibition, then returned to Hempstead. Early in August he flew from Hempstead to Bradley Bead, New Jersey, for exhibition flights then on to Belmar, New Jersey, where he flew the Shark River Carnival. Following this he flew at Asbury Park, New Jersey, as a resort attraction. In late September Dyott returned to England with his machine, and was entered in an air race from Hendon to Brighton and return on November 8th. Flying off course after losing his way, Dyott landed at Beach Head to get his bearings and overturned landing, damaging the plane and putting him out of the race. During the winter of 1913-1914 he was the chief test pilot for the British Nieuport Company, then later that spring he went to France, where he acted as test pilot and instructor at French Nieuport Flying School. Dyott evidently remained at school in Europe through 1914-1916 doing test work in England and France, and in charge of Nieuport Flying School in England during World War I. He had become a British subject to serve in the Royal Naval Air Force. After the war Dyott returned to the United States and settled at Merrick, Long Island, New York, where he made his home for some time. There he married and had three sons. Later he became an active explorer in the jungles of Africa and South America and brought back animals for the Bronx Zoo. He then turned to writing books of these adventures, a motion picture was made of his experience. Early in 1921 Dyott gave an extensive lecture before the Royal Geographic Society in London, recounting a mission undertaken by him for the purpose of making a preliminary survey of an air route from the Pacific Ocean to the Amazon River. He had led the exploration parties among the head hunters of the upper Amazon River and into Inca lands of Peru.
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