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George Eustace Amyot Hallett
Hallett in 1914
Hallett in 1914
Born George Eustace Amyot Hallett
(1890-05-09)May 9, 1890
England
Died June 2, 1982(1982-06-02) (aged 92)
San Diego, California

Colonel George Eustace Amyot Hallett (May 9, 1890 – June 2, 1982) was a pioneer aviator.[1] With John Cyril Porte he was going to cross the Atlantic in a Curtiss Model H called America but was prevented by the start of World War I.

Biography[]

He was born on May 9, 1890 in England.[2][3]

With John Cyril Porte he was going to cross the Atlantic in a Curtiss Model H called America.[4] They were prevented by the start of World War I.

He died on June 2, 1982 in San Diego, California.

Legacy[]

His papers are archived at the San Diego Air and Space Museum.[2]

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References[]

  1. "George E. A. Hallett". Early Aviators. http://earlyaviators.com/ehallett.htm. Retrieved 2011-04-18. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The Personal Collection of Maj. George E.A. Hallett". San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt896nf8w7/. Retrieved 2012-10-06. "George Eustace Amyot Hallett, an aviation pioneer, aircraft engine developer, and inventor, devoted the major part of his adult life to aviation. He was born in England on May 9, 1890. ..." 
  3. George Eustace Amyot Hallett in the World War I draft registration.
  4. "Airboat America Takes The Water. Transatlantic Flier Launched in Lake Keuka, but Too Late in Day for Trial Flight.". June 23, 1914. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F30A11FC3F5E13738DDDAA0A94DE405B848DF1D3. Retrieved 2012-10-06. "On the sixth attempt a bottle of champagne from grapes grown on the hills near Hammondsport was smashed late this afternoon and Rodman Wanamaker's flying boat was named the America. At 6:21 the big red airboat, fully rigged with its seventy-two-foot spread of wings, was launched in Lake Keuka. ..." 

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