Ornithopter and creator George R. White at Saint Augustine 3



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Description Local call number: PR00457

Corporate author: Underwood & Underwood.

Title: [Ornithopter and creator George R. White at Saint Augustine]

Physical descrip: 1 photograph: b&w; 10 x 8 in.

General note: Rear view of the wing-flapping, foot-propelled ornithopter with the inventor, George R. White, at the controls on the beach at St. Augustine. The bird-like glider weighed 118 pounds, was 8 feet in length, and had a wingspan of 29.5 feet. It was made of chrome molybdenum covered with a non-inflammable transparent celluloid fabric. It crashed on its first test flight, but was later improved.

Date captured: Photographed September 21, 1927.

Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700. Archives@dos.state.fl.us

Persistent URL: http://ibistro.dos.state.fl.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/x/0/5?library=PHOTO&item_type=PHOTOGRAPH&searchdata1=PR00457
Date 21 September 1927(1927-09-21), 10:05:10
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