November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1418

Post Type: Photo/s

This item was entered by Matthew Sutton. They assume full responsibility for all content.

Creation Year: 1907

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Rubber driven model aeroplane using a single pusher propeller by F W Thomas at model aeroplane and kite competition. It has the appearance of a Marconi rigged Nikkel kite (which did not exist, and the Platz/Marconi Jib sail is predated on this model. At Alexandra Palace. See "Trails, Troubles and Triplanes" by Jarrett This book is good on the competition, particularly A V Roe. Also see Illustrated London News 13th April 1907 for illustrations of models. Group for this competition includes 293, 296, 297, 299, 300, 301, 313, 320
Date: 1907 April

Geographic: United Kingdom

Significance: Historical

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