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Negative - Duigan Biplane in Mid Flight, Spring Plains, Mia Mia, Victoria, circa 1910 Reg. No: MM 057489
- This image was publshed in the Britisjh aviation journal 'Flight' (London), 10 June 1911.
- 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.
|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|
|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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