SITE OF FIRST WATER-TO-WATER FLIGHT

Historical Landmark

Description:
On May 10, 1912, Glenn L. Martin flew his own plane, built in Santa Ana, from the waters of the Pacific Ocean at Balboa to Catalina Island. This was the first water-to-water flight, and the longest and fastest overwater flight, to that date. On his return to the mainland, Martin carried the day's mail from Catalina-another first.


Registration Date: 9/25/1962

Location:
City: Newport Beach
County: Orange

Directions:
S end of Main St at Ocean Front (Balboa), Newport Beach


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