Model, Static, Chanute Multiple Wing Gliding Machine, 1896
This object is on display in the Early Flight exhibition at the
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
National Air and Space Museum
Model by John Zimmerer, 1909 Gift of Octave Chanute
Balsa, oiled cotton fabric, thread, adhesive, steel
Model: 45.7 × 81.3 × 127cm (18 × 32 × 50 in.)
Country of Origin
United States of America
Wood and fabric display model of an 1896 experimental multiplane glider built by Octave Chanute. 1909. 1/4 scale.