Model of Santos-Dumont's '14 bis' aeroplane

Made:
1906; 1962 in Kingston-upon-Thames
maker:
Alberto Santos-Dumont
and
Barbara Mary Campbell

Model of Santos-Dumont aeroplane, 14 bis (1906), scale 1:10, by Alberto Santos-Dumont, Paris, France, 1906. With human figure by Barbara Mary Campbell, Kingston-upon-Thames, Greater London, England, 1962.

Model of Santos-Dumont Aeroplane, 14 bis. (1906), scale 1:10 Designed and piloted by the Brazilian Alberto Santos-Dumont. The first accredited sustained flight in Europe (other than a 'hop') to be achieved by a manned, powered aeroplane was made by Santos-Dumont, using this aircraft, from Bagatelle, Paris, France in November 1906.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1931-631
type:
model
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication
status:
Permanent collection

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