Model, Aerodrome Model #13, Langley

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Physical Description:
Rubber band-powered monoplane with one tractor and one pusher propeller at either end of the paper tube fuselage. Design has no tail. Paper tube fuselage is glossy dark brown in color from the shellac. Front propeller is missing one blade.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Aircraft

Materials
Paper; Unidentified wood; Cellulose Nitrate; Brass; Iron alloy; Copper alloy; Doped fabric; Rubber
Dimensions
Storage: 101 x 67.3 x 8.9cm (39 3/4 x 26 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Model: 7 x 86.7 x 62.2cm (2 3/4 x 34 1/8 x 24 1/2 in.)
Storage (Aluminum pallet with fabric dust cover): 153cm, 191.4kg, 115.6 × 211.5cm (60 1/4 in., 422lb., 45 1/2 × 83 1/4 in.)

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Physical Description:
Rubber band-powered monoplane with one tractor and one pusher propeller at either end of the paper tube fuselage. Design has no tail. Paper tube fuselage is glossy dark brown in color from the shellac. Front propeller is missing one blade.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution

Date
1887-1903

Type
MODELS-Aircraft

Materials
Paper; Unidentified wood; Cellulose Nitrate; Brass; Iron alloy; Copper alloy; Doped fabric; Rubber
Dimensions
Storage: 101 x 67.3 x 8.9cm (39 3/4 x 26 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Model: 7 x 86.7 x 62.2cm (2 3/4 x 34 1/8 x 24 1/2 in.)
Storage (Aluminum pallet with fabric dust cover): 153cm, 191.4kg, 115.6 × 211.5cm (60 1/4 in., 422lb., 45 1/2 × 83 1/4 in.)

ID: A19820581000