Burner, Langley

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Date

1887-1903

Inventory Number

A19820771000

Physical Description

  • Small horizontal-shaped cylinder attached to a copper tube. It resembles the vintage 1896 burner with the distinct squared openings. This would have been part of a more complete "Gasoline Burner" assembly with central copper tubing (boiler) components. Please refer to Vol. 27, No. 3, Pl. 12, Picture "M","Langley Memoir of Mechanical Flight", p. 57. However the burner also resembles those utilized on the vintage 1893 Alchohol Aeolipilie, Picture "B".
  • Stored with A19820774000

Credit Line

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

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

Steel

Dimensions

  • 3-D: 21.7 x 6.7 x 104cm (8 9/16 x 2 5/8 x 40 15/16 in.)
  • Storage: 28.6 x 20.6 x 7cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Test