Home-United StatesThe Little ‘Puffer’ That Could, and Did, Change an Industry

The Little ‘Puffer’ That Could, and Did, Change an Industry

It may look like an ordinary early aircraft, but the Huff-Daland Duster was a game-changer. Built in 1925, this first crop duster, nicknamed the “Puffer,” altered the direction of the nascent aviation industry—begun just two decades earlier with the Wright Flyer—bent on building bigger and better biplanes by focusing on a precise purpose for new designs.

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