looking for info Samuel Perkins inventor of man lifting kites Massachusetts area

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Have you tried google?  Here are some examples:

Perkins: Samuel F Perkins - man carrying kite:

Aeronautics,  Vol. 7., No 4. Oct.  1910 , New York pp 116, 118, 111

The Perkins man lifting kites:  Aircraft, Vol 1. No.,  8 Oct 1910,  New York p 291 ill.

Trip of the Dusseldorf :  Aeronautics Vol 7. No 6.   Doc 1910, New York pp, 217, 218

Kites:  Kites aid solutions of aeronautic problems.  Navy proves merit of scientific flying.

 Fly:  Vol. 4,  No. 3.   Jan 1912, Philadelphia p 15,  ill.

School at Hempstead Long Island established by Samuel F Perkins,  where officers of the navy are taught the use and value of man carrying kites for sighting objects at great distances from vessels at sea.

http://thesiloeresearchinstitute.tumblr.com/post/32062933430/the-perkins-man-carrying-kite

 

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (717k points)
Thanks, i have this info. i should have been more specific with my question. i was looking for dates relatives etc.

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