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Pioneer Aviator Hugh Robinson
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Pioneer Aviator Hugh Robinson

When Hugh Robinson met Glenn Curtiss, it was more than just a chance meeting. It was the beginning of a friendship and partnership that had a lasting impact on early aviation. Curtiss was the visionary and Robinson was the engineer who brought Curtiss’ vision to life. The innovations and advancements made by these two men were consequential and lasting.

In addition to their contributions to aviation, both men contributed to the development of South Florida as well. Curtiss was a very wealthy man when he arrived in South Florida and co-founded the cities of Miami Springs, Hialeah and Opa Locka. Robinson joined Curtiss the in the creation and development of the city of Opa Locka.

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Miami History Podcast
The Miami History Podcast will cover topics on the people, places and events that have shaped Miami's 120+ year history as a city. The hosts are Miami historian Dr. Paul S. George and history blogger Casey Piket.