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Aeroplane Model - Stringfellow Design, London, England, 1848 Reg. No: ST 023605
- Aircraft History:
In 1848, John Stringfellow built an experimental model aeroplane powered by a small steam engine. He flew this model along an inclined wire inside a tent in Cremorne Gardens, London and continued to build a number of models until the late 1860s.
This 1:32 scale model of Stringfellow's 1848 model was donated to the Museum in 1953.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Gee, 1953
|Tagged with:||aeroplanes, model aeroplanes, scale models, innovation design|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AIR TRANSPORT|
|Tertiary Classification:||model propeller aircraft - experimental|