Model, Static, Wright Glider, 1901


Display Status:

This object is on display in the The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age 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

Charles H. Hubbell

Credit Line

Model by Charles H. Hubbell, 1953.


  • Wood
  • Tissue
  • Coating


Model: 9.5 × 26.7 × 41.9cm (3 3/4 × 10 1/2 × 16 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Wood and tissue exhibit model of the 1901 Wright glider in overall natural color scheme. 1/16 scale. 1953.



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