Bar, oak, rounded at both ends, from Replica 1903 ‘Wright Flyer’ aircraft

Made:
1948
maker:
The de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School

Bar, oak (wood), rounded at both ends, from the Replica, of the 1903 ‘Wright Flyer’ aircraft, by The de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, 1948. The actual 1903 ‘Wright Flyer’: - designed and built by the Wright Brothers: Orville and Wilbur, achieved the world’s first successful heavier-than-air powered flight, on 17th December 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, United States.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1948-268/3
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and oak (wood)
type:
component - object
taxonomy:
credit:
The de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School