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
Restrictions & Rights
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Model by Gustav Genzlinger Gift of the Swedenborg Foundation
- Wood - framework, pilot
- Metal - fittings
- Cloth - covering
Model: 47 × 116.8 × 88.9cm (18 1/2 in. × 46 in. × 35 in.)
Country of Origin
United States of America
Wood, metal and cloth exhibit model of the 1714 Emanuel Swedenborg conceptual flying machine with oval-shaped lifting surface and flappers for propulsion. 1/16 scale. 1961.