November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1211

Post Type: Photo/s

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

Creation Year: 1903

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Charles Brogden's 6 wing kite at Aeronautical Society of Great Britain Kite Competition, Findon. Brogden reached 1816 ft altitude and won the first prize. S F Cody was third and Leon Cody second. For accounts of the competition see "The Aeronautical Journal" January and June 1903 and January 1904 where there is a dimensioned drawing of the Brogden kite on pages 6 and 7. Also Broomfield in "Pioneer of the Air" page 31. Same as 092, 362.
Date 1903 June

Geographic: United Kingdom

Materials: Bamboo, Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical

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