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Plan - Duigan Biplane, Final Design, John R. Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, circa 1909 Document Reg. No: HT 25669

Summary:
Plan for biplane design drawn by John R. Duigan in preparation to construct the aircrraft which he first flew on the family property 'Spring Plains' at Mia Mia, near Heathcote, central Victoria, in July 1910.

The drawing shows a side elevation of the aircraft in its final form as it had evolved by October 1910 at the top and a plan view of the aircraft below in slightly earlier form including the fixed foreplane between the main wings and front elevator, both drawn to a scale of 1 inch = 3 feet (1:36).
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Duigan
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 21.0 cm (Height), 27.5 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, model aeroplanes, scale models
Themes this item is part of: Designing & Building the First Australian Aircraft, John Duigan's Military Service, Centenary of Australian Aviation, John Robertson Duigan MC, Pioneering Aviator (1882-1951), Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Reginald Charles Duigan, Pioneering Aviator & Inventor (1888-1966)
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: propeller biplanes
Model Scale: 1:36
Creator: Mr John Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, circa 1909-1910
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], David Crotty - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, A Flying Life: John Duigan & the First Australian Aeroplane, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, 2010

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