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Description: Wireless Message Sent From Aeroplane

Date: August 28 1910

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"Another chapter in aerial achievement is recorded in the sending of a wireless message from an aeroplace..McCurdy."

This is the first wireless message sent from an aviator in flight to a receiving station on earth.

J D A McCurdy, a pupil of Glenn H Curtiss was both aviator and sender and Harry M Horton acting under supervision of Major Samuel Reber of the U S signal corps,was the receiving operator. McCurdy had attached a key to his steering wheel.

Submitted: 06/29/06

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