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Negative - John Duigan Seated in his Avro-Type Biplane, Ivanhoe, Victoria, 1913 Image Reg. No: MM 057544

Description Of Content:
John Duigan at the controls of the second aircraft he built with his brother at their parent's house in Marshall Street, Ivanhoe in 1912-13. The engine and other airframe parts were brought back to Australia from the UK. The locally-built biplane was a modified version of a machine John Duigan purchased from A.V. Roe and which flew in the UK in 1911-12. Reg Duigan stands at the wingtip.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aero engines, aeroplanes, aeronautics, aviation, aviation pioneers, aircraft, aircraft propellors, biplanes, experimental aircraft, fences, houses
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: Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia, 1913

Photographer unknown. The aircraft was test flown at Keilor on 13 Feb 1913 after this photograph was taken.
Maker of Item Depicted: Mr John Duigan, Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia, 1912-1913

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