Model, Static, Swedenborg Machine

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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

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Model Maker

Gustav Genzlinger

Credit Line

Model by Gustav Genzlinger Gift of the Swedenborg Foundation

Materials

  • Wood - framework, pilot
  • Metal - fittings
  • Cloth - covering

Dimensions

Model: 47 × 116.8 × 88.9cm (18 1/2 in. × 46 in. × 35 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Date

1961

Physical Description

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.

Type

MODELS-Aircraft

Inventory Number

A19620060000

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