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Plan - Duigan Biplane, Original Design, John R. Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, circa 1909 Document Reg. No: HT 25668

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 wing-end extending from the plan view on the sheet above at the top and a front elevation of the aircraft in its original form, with dihedral wing ends, in the centre of the sheet, 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, monoplane, designer arthur joseph watts, circa 1909
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), 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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