Curtiss
biographical name Glenn Hammond 1878-1930 American aviator & inventor

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  • Curtiss — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Edward Curtiss (1898–1970), US amerikanischer Cutter Glenn Curtiss (1878–1930), US amerikanischer Flieger, Flugzeugkonstrukteur und fabrikant Thomas Quinn Curtiss (1915–2000), US amerikanischer Film und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Curtiss —   [ kəːtɪs], Glenn Hammond, amerikanischer Flugpionier und Flugzeugkonstrukteur, * Hammondsport (New York) 21. 5. 1878, ✝ ebenda 23. 7. 1930; baute zuerst Motorräder, mit denen er Geschwindigkeitsrekorde aufstellte, dann Flugzeuge; gewann mit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Curtiss — Curtiss, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 198 Housing Units (2000): 70 Land area (2000): 0.685650 sq. miles (1.775824 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.685650 sq. miles (1.775824… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Curtiss — [kʉr′tis] Glenn Hammond 1878 1930; U.S. aviator & pioneer in aircraft construction …   English World dictionary

  • Curtiss — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Curtis. Curtiss Pays d’origine  France …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Curtiss — noun United States industrialist and aviation pioneer (1878 1930) • Syn: ↑Glenn Curtiss, ↑Glenn Hammond Curtiss • Instance Hypernyms: ↑industrialist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Curtiss — /kerr tis/, n. Glenn Hammond, 1878 1930, U.S. inventor: pioneer in the field of aviation. * * * …   Universalium

  • Curtiss — This ancient surname recorded in all parts of the British Isles, derives from the Old French Corteis or Curteis meaning refined or accomplished and was originally given as a baptismal name to a child. One Curteis de Capella appears in the 1130… …   Surnames reference

  • Curtiss — Cur•tiss [[t]ˈkɜr tɪs[/t]] n. big Glenn Hammond, 1878–1930, U.S. inventor: pioneer in the field of aviation …   From formal English to slang

  • Curtiss-Wright — Corporation Type Public (NYSE: CW) Industry Aerospace Defense …   Wikipedia

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