Steam-powered flying machine

Steam-powered flying machine

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Credit: Universal History Archive/UIG/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Henson and Stringfellow's 1843 design for steam-powered flying machine. Webbed tail 15.24m, and beneath it a rudder. Steam engine in car drove two set of vanes (pink objects) 6.09m diameter. Wing area 418.064 sq. metres. Lithograph, London, 1843.

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