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Negative - Pushing the Duigan Biplane Home Up Hill After a Flight, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, 1910-1911 Image Reg. No: MM 057532

Summary:
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.
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
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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