Link, Edwin (Albert)(1904–81) inventor, aviation executive; born in Huntington, Ind. While working in his father's piano factory, he and his brother built a flight simulator to help them learn to fly. In 1935 Edwin founded Link Aviation Inc., which produced flight simulators and other apparatus. He also invented equipment for deep-sea exploration, including a mobile unmanned television camera.
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