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Duigan biplane

1910

The Duigan biplane was the first Australian-made aircraft to fly. Designed and built by John Robertson Duigan at Mia Mia, Central Victoria, the biplane managed sustained flights of up to a kilometre at heights of 30 metres.Explore this Object 
Except for the engine and propeller, every component of the aircraft was made by Duigan and his brother in a rudimentary workshop on their farm.
Replica of the Duigan biplane



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