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Negative - Duigan Biplane in Mid Flight, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 057489

Summary:
This image was publshed in the Britisjh aviation journal 'Flight' (London), 10 June 1911.
Description:
Glass plate negative copy made from original print by Science Museum of Victoria, circa 1950s-1960s.
Description Of Content:
The Duigan aircraft in flight at Spring Plains station, Mia Mia in late 1910. This aircraft, designed and built by John R. Duigan, was the first Australian-made flying machine.
Discipline: Technology

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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
Tertiary Classification: aviators
Inscriptions: Handwritten on negative at bottom left 'DUIGAN A/C', and at bottom right '11'.
People Depicted: Duigan, John R.
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1910-1911

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, 1910-1911
Maker of Item Depicted: Mr John Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1909-1910

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