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Automatic Equilibrium Device, Langley

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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Summary

Automatic equilibrium device designed by Samuel Langley, and tested on the Langley Aerodrome Number 5, 1895.

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

Manufacturer: Smithsonian Institution

Date: 1887-1903

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 3-D: 96.5 x 22.9 x 13.3cm (38 x 9 x 5 1/4 in.)

Materials: Overall: Metal

Physical Description:Automatic equilibrium device tested in 1895 on Langley Aerodrome Number 5.

Inventory number: A19820653000

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