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Negative - John Duigan Flying his Biplane in Cross Wind, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, 25 Jan 1911 Reg. No: MM 057654
- Annotation in John Duigan's hand on obverse states : "January 25th 1911 at Mia Mia Wind has blown wheels round. Machine just rising (not previously published)" also " Mr Duigan Note the aileron positions to counteact side wind & engine turning moment."
- Description Of Content:
- John Duigan taking off in his biplane, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, 1910-11. The biplane is in modified form with wingtip ailerons and rear elevator tab. The steep angle reflects the sensitive elevator control.
|Tagged with:||aeroplanes, aeronautics, aviation, aviation pioneers, aircraft, biplanes, experimental aircraft, pilots, test flights|
|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:||Pioneering Flights|
|People Depicted:||Duigan, John R.|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 25 Jan 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, 25 Jan 1911|
|Maker of Item Depicted:||Mr John Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1909-1910|
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