Display Status:

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

Collection Item Summary:

Composite image of four photographs of a Voisin 10 BN.2 (Type LAR) modified for automatic flying. Top left: "Fig.2. Generators on strut between lower tail booms supplying current to the Servo-motors and gyroscopes." (see also WF-19304) Top right: "Fig.1. Voisin biplane equipped for automatic flying." Bottom left: "Fig. 3. Rear cockpit showing gyroscopes and Servo-motors governing controls. Note series of buttons on left operating controls." (see also WF-19306) Bottom right: "Fig 4. Rear cockpit showing cover of Servo-motor box raised." (see also WF-19307)

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Airplanes - Cockpits
  • Airplanes - military
  • Biplanes
  • Drone aircraft
  • Gyroscopes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1918

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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