Model, Static, Queen Monoplane, Earle Ovington

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    Model, Static, Queen Monoplane, Earle Ovington

    Wood, metal, and silk display model of the Queen Aeroplane Co. Blériot XI copy used by Earle Ovington in the first US air mail flight, on 9/23/11, to carry 10 lbs of mail from Mineola to Nassau NY, in overall natural color scheme. 1/16th scale. 1938.

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    Model, Static, Queen Monoplane, Earle Ovington

    Wood, metal, and silk display model of the Queen Aeroplane Co. Blériot XI copy used by Earle Ovington in the first US air mail flight, on 9/23/11, to carry 10 lbs of mail from Mineola to Nassau NY, in overall natural color scheme. 1/16th scale. 1938.

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    Model, Static, Queen Monoplane, Earle Ovington

    Wood, metal, and silk display model of the Queen Aeroplane Co. Blériot XI copy used by Earle Ovington in the first US air mail flight, on 9/23/11, to carry 10 lbs of mail from Mineola to Nassau NY, in overall natural color scheme. 1/16th scale. 1938.

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Queen

Earle Ovington flew a Queen airplane on his brief air mail flight in 1911. The Queen was based on the popular Blériot monoplane design.