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1928 Press Photo US Army Pilot George White Flies Motorless Ornithopter Aircraft For Sale
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1928 Press Photo US Army Pilot George White Flies Motorless Ornithopter Aircraft:
1928 Vintage Press Photo by INTERNATIONAL NEWS.George R.White former Army Flying Instructor has assembled his new Wing Flapping foot actuated ornithopter at the Beach at St.Augustine Fla. This will be the sixth attempt in Six Years that White has made an attempt to fly. The new machine is a larger and improve model of the one with which White made a flight of eight tenths of a mile at beating glider was towed to start in the air by an automobile which reached a speed of 22 miles an hour. The Glider attained a speed approximately 32 miles an hour closing up on the auto and dragging 200 feet of rope. The Ornithoper is equipped with a device by which it will be freed from the rope immediately upon getting into the air and thus can be directed with greater freedom and safety.
Photo is Dated: April 26, 1928.THIS IS AN AUTHENTIC PHOTO, NOT A COPY OR SCANS.
Photo Measures Approximately: 7.75 x 5.75 Inches.
THERE ARE FEW MINOR CREASE MARKINGS.Part Number: AAA47257
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