Boiler, for Stringfellow's 1847-8 flying machine

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

Details

Category:
Aircraft Propulsion
Object Number:
1908-44/4
Materials:
copper (alloy), paint and steel (metal)
type:
boiler
taxonomy:
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle component
credit:
Heathcoat, J.N.