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Negative - Side View of Completed Duigan Biplane on the Ground, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, 1910-1911 Image Reg. No: MM 057531

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Port side view of the second version of Duigan biplane on the creek flat below the station buildings at Spring Plains, Mia Mia. The modified aeroplane features four wing mounted ailerons and a rear elevator. Wings are straightened and the front wheel has been removed in this image.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aero engines, aeroplanes, aeronautics, aviation, aviation pioneers, aircraft, aircraft propellors, biplanes, experimental aircraft
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: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: propeller biplanes
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1910-1911

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

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