Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
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.
Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries
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Photographic print, black and white
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AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL
ms1_20_10_4; Early Aircraft and Pilots; Airships; Malecot, Louis; Balloonists; Baskets; Flight; Spectators