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Creator

J. Theodoresco

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_20_10_4

Creation Date

1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Louis Malecot's airship in flight dragging a basket across the field. The basket was used for vertical steering. The basket was suspended by its two ends and hung some 60 feet below the keel. The vertical rudder at the rear of the airship provided horizontal steering.

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Image

Media Type

Photographic print, black and white

Permissions

Special Collections and Archives provides reprints or digital copies of our materials for a fee. For further information please visit their website or call (937) 775-2092.

Date Digital

3-4-2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_20_10_4; Early Aircraft and Pilots; Airships; Malecot, Louis; Balloonists; Baskets; Flight; Spectators

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