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National Air and Space Museum Collection
A single, solid block of wood which slopes up to a point, then begins a shorter, downward slant. This construction allows thin pieces of wood used for ribbing experimental aerodromes to be shaped to contour wing design.
Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.
Country of Origin
United States of America
Unidentified wood; Silk
3-D: 85.6 × 9.2 × 9.8cm (33 11/16 × 3 5/8 × 3 7/8 in.)
Storage (Aluminum pallet with fabric cover): 121.9 × 121.9 × 117.5cm, 98.9kg (48 × 48 × 46 1/4 in., 218lb.)
National Air and Space Museum
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