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Negative - Underside of Duigan Biplane in Flight at Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, 1910-1911 Image Reg. No: MM 057496

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View of the modified Duigan biplane flying at Spring Plains, Mia Mia in 1911 flown by John Duigan. The machine has been modified with a rear elevator and four wing-mounted ailerons which can be clearly seen. Only straight flights were completed at Spring Plains as rising ground and trees seen in the background precluded circling flights.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, aeronautics, aviation, aviation pioneers, aircraft, biplanes, experimental aircraft, pilots, test flights
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), Reginald Charles Duigan, Pioneering Aviator & Inventor (1888-1966), Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Pioneering Flights
Tertiary Classification: aviators
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1910-1911

Test flights took place on the creek flats opposite the homestead on the Duigan family property 'Sping Plains', near Mia Mia, central Victoria.
Photographer: Mr Reginald Duigan, 1910-1911
Maker of Item Depicted: Mr John Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1909-1910

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