Chanute (Octave) 1896 Biplane Glider. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Octave Chanute tests glider at Camp Chanute in sand dunes of Lake Michigan near Gary, Indiana, 1897. Top, one-quarter rear left view of glider in flight (roughly centered in image); bottom, left side view from below of glider in flight, two men in right foreground.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Gliding and soaring

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

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photographer

Unknown

Date

1897

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00020390

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