Howard Huntington
HUNTINGTON HD-12 - 1922 from AEROFILES, 11-18-05

from CHIRP, Early Birds of Aviation
     While still in college, he began his aviation activities. From 1904 to 1908 he designed, built and flew gliders. From 1908 to 1910 he was associated with Dr. Alexander Graham Bell and Glenn H. Curtiss in the Aerial Experiment Association. In 1910 he opened his own plant, in Mineola, L. I., where he designed and built two planes. In 1912 he organized the Huntington Aircraft Corp. at Garden City, L. I. In 1913 he became secretary of the Aero Club of America and chairman of the Technical Committee. From 1926 to 1928, he was sales manager and assistant treasurer of the Bellanca Aircraft Co. at New Castle, Deleware.
     In 1931 he retired from aviation and moved to Lyme, Conn.

     If you search for "Howard Huntington +aviation", using the Google search engine, (11-18-05), you will find about 1,100 links! Only a few of them are relevant.
Queen's Library
Finding Aid to the Joseph Burt, Sr. Image Collection
     This website describes the contents of the extensive image collection of Joseph Burt, Sr. It includes a very large collection of images which he took during the early days of aviation on long Island, including several of Huntington's aeroplanes. If you have access to the library, I am sure you will be rewarded by a visit to the library and an examination of the archives. You can access their website by clicking on the title above.

     If you search for "Huntington Aircraft Corp.", using the Google search engine, (11-18-05), you will find about six links. Only one is very helpful.

     You will find a nice story of Howard and the Huntington Aircraft Corp. on the AeroFiles website, with photos of several of his planes. (See the photo at the top of this page) You can access the page by clicking on the title above. You may want to use the "Find" function on "Huntington Aircraft" to locate the entries on the page.

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