Steam engine, for Stringfellow's 1847-8 flying machine

Made:
1847-1848
designer:
John Stringfellow
and
John Stringfellow
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Horizontal single cylinder slide-valve steam engine, designed and made by John Stringfellow, Chard, Somerset, England, 1847-1848. John Stringfellow made the engine for a William Henson designed ten-foot wing-span model aircraft.

Details

Category:
Aircraft Propulsion
Object Number:
1908-44/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy) and steel (metal)
type:
steam engine - engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • engine - power producing equipment
credit:
Heathcoat, J.N.