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Negative - Duigan Biplane Under Construction in Shed, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 057536

Description Of Content:
Duigan biplane under construction in its specially-built shed at Spring Plains, Mia Mia in early 1910. The wings are partially covered with fabric but the engine has yet to be fitted. Shows the propeller drive shaft assembly using a rubber V-belt later replaced with a chain drive.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, aircraft, aircraft manufacture, aircraft propellors, aircraft wings, aviation, aviation pioneers, biplanes, experimental aircraft, hangars, workshops
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: Aircraft Manufacture
Tertiary Classification: workshops
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1909

Photographer unknown - possibly Reg or John Duigan.
Maker of Item Depicted: Mr John Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1909-1910

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Carlos Balmaceda Posted on 16 Mar 2014 4:56 PM
We are doing a short film about aviation particularly in victoria and would like to know if there is any way we can get in contact with The Duigan Family members to do a story. Can you Help?

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