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FROM THE
FLYING PIONEERS BIOGRAPHIES
OF HAROLD E. MOREHOUSE

HOWARD HUNTINGTON
Early New York Aviation Engineer - Manufacturer

Howard Huntington was born at Flushing, New York, December 13th, 1885. He attended local grade and [[strikethrough]] High Schools [[strikethrough]] high schools, then graduated from New York University in 1909 with a BA degree.

While in college he became interested in aviation and built and flew hang-type gliders prior to 1908. In 1908-1909 he was associate with the Aerial Experiment Association at Hammondsport, New York between semesters in college, where he assisted in the design and construction of the Association's first [[strikethrough]] planes [[strikethrough]] airplanes.

In 1910 he opened his own shop at Mineola, Long Island, [[strikethrough]] New York [[strikethrough]] to build planes and to bring out a line of accessories for the plane builder. On January 31, 1910 he became a member of the Aero Club of America.

During 1910-1912 he built two experimental planes, the [[strikethrough]] last one a novel [[strikethrough]] second one having an arched monoplane wing. [[strikethrough]] [[?]] high wing monoplane]] It was intended to be automatically stable, and was called the "Gull". [[strikethrough]] This plane [[strikethrough]] It was powered by a 6-cylinder 75 HP Roberts engine and was flown at Hempstead, Long Island, in the spring of 1913.

[[strikethrough]] [[?]] [[strikethrough]] Huntington started working on a military [[strikethrough]] type [[strikethrough]] tractor biplane in 1931, then on January 7th, 1915 organized Huntington Aircraft, Incorporated, with an office in New York and factory at Garden City, Long Island. [[strikethrough]] [[?]] [[strikethrough]] The new biplane was first flown on March 11th, 1915 by Early

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