Meaning of Curtiss, Glenn in English:

Curtiss, Glenn

Pronunciation /ˈkəːtɪs/

proper noun

  • (1878–1930), American air pioneer and aircraft designer; full name Glenn Hammond Curtiss. In 1908 Curtiss made the first public American flight of 1.0 km (0.6 miles). He built his first aeroplane in 1909, and invented the aileron and demonstrated the first practical seaplane two years later.