Gallaudet Engineering Co.
Edson F. Gallaudet, early experimenter with kite biplane and founder of consulting engineering company, Gallaudet Engineering Co., 1908.
This company was a major builder of seaplanes and of navy aircraft, from many designs including Curtiss and Airco de Havilland; Gallaudet-described aircraft include a racing monoplane, 1912; battle plane and military hydro-biplane, 1966; and Navy monoplane 1922. Rented out factory space to Consolidated 1922 and was taken over by Consolidated 1923. Later, went back to tinkering.
|Names||Gallaudet Engineering Co., later Gallaudet Co., 1917, Gallaudet Aircraft Corp.|
|City||Norwich, CT, from 1913; then, 1917, East Greenwich RI.|
|Key people||Edson F. Gallaudet|