Model, Static, Chanute Multiple Wing Gliding Machine, 1896

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Early Flight exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Model Maker

John Zimmerer

Credit Line

Model by John Zimmerer, 1909 Gift of Octave Chanute

Materials

Balsa, oiled cotton fabric, thread, adhesive, steel

Dimensions

Model: 45.7 × 81.3 × 127cm (18 × 32 × 50 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Wood and fabric display model of an 1896 experimental multiplane glider built by Octave Chanute. 1909. 1/4 scale.

Type

MODELS-Aircraft

Inventory Number

A19090002000

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