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Negative - Pushing the Duigan Biplane Home Up Hill After a Flight, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, 1910-1911 Reg. No: MM 057532
- Annotation in John Duigan's hand on obverse states : "Pushing it home up the hill Sometimes we used to run the engine instead"
- Description Of Content:
- Station hands at Spring Plains, Mia Mia push the Duigan biplane up a slope towards the specially built shed in which it was was built by John & Reg Duigan in 1910. This view shows the modified second version of the machine with rear elevator and wing tip ailerons.
|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|
|Tertiary Classification:||propeller biplanes|
|People Depicted:||Duigan, John R.; Duigan, Reginald C.|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1910-1911
Photographer unknown. Test flights took place on the creek flats opposite the homestead on the Duigan family property 'Sping Plains', near Mia Mia, central Victoria.
|Person Depicted:||Mr John Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia|
|Person Depicted:||Mr Reginald Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia|
|Maker of Item Depicted:||Mr John Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1909-1910|
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