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Negative - John Duigan Seated at the Controls of his Biplane, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, 1911 Image Reg. No: MM 057506

Australian Motorist Feb., 1911
Description Of Content:
John Duigan seated at the controls of his biplane at Spring Plains, Mia Mia in 1911. His left hand is holding the aileron control and his right hand is on the elevator control. The radiator for the modified water-cooled engine is visible behind his shoulder on the left of the image.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aero engines, aeronautics, aeroplanes, aircraft, aircraft propellors, aviation, aviation pioneers, biplanes, experimental aircraft, farm buildings, pilots
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, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Pioneering Flights
Tertiary Classification: aviators
People Depicted: Duigan, John R.
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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