Rib Form Block, Langley

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Date

1887-1903

Inventory Number

A19820999000

Physical Description

A solid block of wood from which, due to where it was found, would have later used for ribbing material for Langley experimental aerodromes.

Credit Line

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

Unidentified wood

Dimensions

  • 3-D: 36.5 x 3.5 x 3cm (14 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
  • Storage: 43.8 x 14.3 x 5.7cm (17 1/4 x 5 5/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Type

EQUIPMENT-Test